A battle over drones is taking place in the city of Berkeley. One side wants them overhead, the other side wants to declare the city a ‘no drone zone’.
A five-alarm that destroyed the warehouses of three West Berkeley businesses on Saturday night caused an estimated $9 million in damage, Berkeley fire Acting Deputy Chief Avery Webb said Thursday.
Martin replaces Mike Montgomery, who retired last month after six seasons in Berkeley. Martin went 63-41 in three seasons at Tennessee, including a 24-13 mark and an appearance in the regional semifinals of the NCAA tournament this season. He also was previously the coach at Missouri State.
Firefighters battled a 5-alarm fire at the Wooden Duck furniture warehouse in Berkeley Saturday night and caused backups on I-80 as drivers slowed to see the huge blaze.
The head of the union that represents Berkeley police officers said Wednesday that a suspect’s alleged attack on an officer on Monday illustrates why officers in Berkeley need to have Tasers.
A 41-year-old man is being held on suspicion of attempted murder, battery on an officer and other charges after allegedly trying to take a gun from a Berkeley police officer on Monday, police said Tuesday.
A small earthquake hit along the Hayward Fault in the Berkeley area Sunday afternoon, according to the USGS.
UC Berkeley and the Berkeley city health department have begun contacting people who may have come into contact with a student who’s been diagnosed with the measles.
A Berkeley man and his girlfriend were arraigned in Alameda County Superior Court Thursday on special circumstance murder charges for the hatchet killing of a man convicted years ago of using polite notes to rob businesses.
An East Bay woman was feeling lucky to be alive after being struck by lightning during Monday’s storm.