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Popular Berkeley Alehouse Closes Its Doors

Pyramid Berkeley Alehouse is closing for good. The owners are selling the distinct corrugated warehouse that housed the brewery and restaurant since 1984.

07/21/2015

Whoopi Goldberg's home in Berkeley, listed for $1.275 million.(Photo courtesy MLS)

Whoopi Goldberg’s Berkeley Home Sells For Nearly $800k Over Asking Price

Whoopi Goldberg has sold her home at 2212 McKinley Avenue, in Berkeley. The quaint home not only sold fast, it went way over asking.

07/20/2015

Dori Maxon swims with SNAP participants at the Berkeley YMCA. (CBS)

Swim Program Combines Fun With Support For Special Needs Kids

It started with one lesson nearly 25 years ago. Today, many special needs children are discovering the joy of playing in a swimming pool, thanks to this week’s Jefferson Award winner.

07/15/2015

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

Berkeley Tightens Building Code In Wake Of Deadly Balcony Collapse

Balconies on Berkeley, California, apartment buildings will be inspected every three years under new regulations adopted by the city in the wake of a balcony collapse that left six people dead.

07/15/2015

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

Music Store (credit: Dan Kitwood/Getty Images)

Best Music Shops In The Bay Area

The San Francisco Bay Area, with an entire musical genre born and breed in the 60’s, has produced modern acts such as Metallica and Green Day, with some of the best musicians residing including guitar virtuosos Joe Satriani and Carlos Santana, so it is with little surprise some of the best music stores in California, if not the nation, live in the Bay Area.

07/13/2015

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

Woman Whose 21st Birthday Party Ended In Deadly Berkeley Balcony Collapse Emerges From Coma

The 21-year-old woman who was celebrating her birthday with a group of friends when a balcony collapsed in Berkeley killing six people and injuring seven others, has come out of her coma and is no longer in critical condition.

07/09/2015

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

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2 Men Wearing Hoodies Shoot Man In Berkeley Robbery Attempt

A man was hospitalized after two men tried to rob him and ultimately shot him in Berkeley on Friday morning, a police lieutenant said Sunday.

06/28/2015

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