Balcony

Aerial view of collapsed balcony in Berkeley that killed 5. (CBS)

Berkeley Calls For Strict Balcony Code After Deadly June Collapse

The Berkeley City Council will vote Tuesday on new regulations for balconies following last month’s collapse that killed six people.

07/14/2015

Collapsed balcony at 2020 Kittredge Street, Berkeley that killed 6 people. (CBS)

Balcony In Berkeley That Collapsed Had Passed Inspection Less Than A Year Ago

The fifth floor Berkeley apartment balcony that gave way, killing six and injuring seven others, had passed an inspection less than a year ago.

06/30/2015

Collapsed balcony at 2020 Kittredge Street, Berkeley that killed 6 people. (CBS)

State Licensing Board Didn’t Know Contractor In Berkeley Balcony Collapse Paid Millions In Settlements

The construction company that built the Berkeley apartment complex where a balcony collapse killed six people nearly two weeks ago has paid out millions to settle numerous lawsuits alleging shoddy work.

06/29/2015

Collapsed balcony at 2020 Kittredge Street, Berkeley that killed at least 6 people. (CBS)

Criminal Investigation Launched Into Deadly Berkeley Balcony Collapse

Alameda County District Attorney Nancy O’Malley said Thursday that her office will be conducting a criminal investigation into the balcony collapse in downtown Berkeley last week that killed six people and injured seven others.

06/25/2015

Collapsed balcony at 2020 Kittredge Street, Berkeley that killed at least 6 people. (CBS)

Dry Rot Confirmed As Cause Of Deadly Berkeley Balcony Collapse

A balcony that snapped off an apartment building and led to the deaths of six college students was supported by wooden beams that had been badly rotted by exposure to moisture, building inspectors in Berkeley said Tuesday.

06/23/2015

A woman cries as she leaves flowers at the scene of a balcony collapse at an apartment building near UC Berkeley on June 16, 2015 in Berkeley, California. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

East Bay Irish Priest Details Heartbreak As He Comforts Friends of Victims In Berkeley Balcony Collapse

Father Aidan McAleenan spent the initial hours after the tragedy comforting victims and their friends at John Muir Medical Center in Walnut Creek.

06/17/2015

Collapsed balcony at 2020 Kittredge Street, Berkeley that killed 6 people. (CBS)

Deadly Berkeley Balcony Collapse Linked To Water-Damaged Wooden Beams

The Berkeley mayor says the city should revisit its building codes after a balcony in an approved building collapsed, killing six people and injuring seven more.

06/17/2015

Collapsed balcony at 2020 Kittredge Street, Berkeley that killed at least 6 people. (CBS)

6 Dead, 7 Injured After Berkeley Balcony Collapse During 21st Birthday Party For Irish Citizen

A balcony at a Berkeley apartment complex collapsed early Tuesday morning, killing six people and wounding at least seven who plunged from several stories up.

06/16/2015

Collapsed balcony at 2020 Kittredge Street, Berkeley that killed 6 people. (CBS)

Experts: Berkeley Balcony Collapse ‘Shouldn’t Have Happened’

A construction & premises safety expert weighs in on the deadly Berkeley balcony collapse and the potential factors that could have contributed to the structure’s failure when at least 13 people plunged when it gave way.

06/16/2015

Collapsed balcony at 2020 Kittredge Street, Berkeley that killed at least 6 people. (CBS)

Yelp Reviews Of Complex In Deadly Berkeley Balcony Collapse Are Either Grim Or Glowing

People who say they used to live at the Berkeley apartment complex where a balcony collapse killed six people and injured seven seem to either have fond memories of their time there or a long list of complaints.

06/16/2015

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