Michael Bloomberg Bankrolls San Francisco, Oakland Soda Tax CampaignsMichael Bloomberg has contributed millions to garner support for soda taxes in San Francisco and Oakland this election cycle.
New Industry Study Shows Soda Tax May Not Raise Price Of SodaA new, industry-funded study on Berkeley’s soda tax says it may be having unintended consequences.
Berkeley Mail Carrier Accused Of Dumping Ballot GuidesA mail carrier in Berkeley is under fire, for allegedly dumping ballot guides in a recycling bin.
Woman Robbed Near UC BerkeleyA female victim was robbed of her purse and cellphone early Friday morning near the University of California at Berkeley campus, police said.
Man Shot, Critically Injured Near UC Berkeley CampusPolice believe the shooting was not random and do not know whether the victim is affiliated with the university.
Berkeley Evaluates How To Respond To Homeless Tent CityBerkeley officials are evaluating how to respond to a small tent city on Adeline Street near a Berkeley Bowl grocery store.
Berkeley Carjacking Suspects Arrested After Police ChaseTwo carjacking suspects were arrested after a brief pursuit through Berkeley streets early Friday morning, according to police.
Water Main Break Snarls Traffic On Busy Berkeley StreetA large water main break at University Avenue and Grant Street in Berkeley has closed the area to traffic while crews try to make repairs, according to a Berkeley fire department spokeswoman.
Fire Damage To Berkeley Church Estimated At $2 MillionThe cause of a massive fire in a historic Berkeley church Friday is still under investigation but preliminary estimates put the damage total at roughly $2 million, according to a fire official.
Inferno Destroys Historic Berkeley Church BuildingA roaring four-alarm fire raced through the attic space of a three-story Berkeley church near the University of California campus Friday, destroying the historic structure.
1 Dead After Suspect Opens Fire At Group On Berkeley SidewalkOne person was killed when a man opened fire on a group of people on a Berkeley street corner.
Berkeley Police Chief Michael Meehan ResignsBerkeley police Chief Michael Meehan announced his registration Wednesday and will be leaving his post next month, according to city officials.