An officer on patrol who stopped to talk with a driver in West Berkeley found a gun hidden under the man's floor mat, leading to the driver's arrest, court papers show.
There are now eight wineries in a two-block area in West Berkeley, with four others just a few hundred feet away.
The Berkeley City Council voted Tuesday night to increase parking ticket fines on Cal football game days to $225. The vote was part of a package of changes staff asked officials to make to the city's parking program.
A San Pablo man police have linked to a group that's repeatedly stolen laptops from people in Berkeley has been charged with grand theft in connection with a case dating back to January, authorities report.
The building comes just two years after Bayer built a $100 million quality assurance building on its 46-acre campus in West Berkeley.
A traffic stop in West Berkeley over the weekend put a Berkeley arborist in jail on suspicion of a slew of firearm-related violations, authorities report.
The fire department did not find anyone inside the car, which had been stolen.
Officials approved a new Kaiser Permanente medical center on San Pablo Avenue after property owner Wareham agreed to give four months of free rent to several of its struggling tenants who have to move.
45,000 new households and 33,000 new jobs are forecast to be coming to the San Pablo corridor by 2040. Two counties, 7 cities, 12 miles and at least a dozen years: all are factors in preparing the area for that growth.
A 47-year-old Gulf War veteran with a PhD in philosophy, who was arrested in Berkeley in February, died one month later after a brief altercation in jail, according to the Alameda County sheriff's office.
Getting them into permanent shelter could cost $43 million more each year.
Berkeley police have released photographs of three people investigators say are connected to the theft of more than $20,000 in merchandise from the Fourth Street Apple store in the past week.
An engineer and metallurgist in Berkeley has been charged with trying to kill a colleague by putting a toxic metal called cadmium into her food and water since 2017, according to court papers.