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Firefighters using water hoses to honor outgoing police chief, April 17th, 2015 (Photo by Berkeleyside / Michael Roberts)

Berkeley Firefighters Spray 100-Foot Geysers Of Water Over Street Despite Drought Water Restrictions

As Berkeley residents are asked to keep buckets in their showers to reclaim grey water, Berkeley firefighters seem to be sending another message with 100-foot high geysers of water in a farewell salute to outgoing police chief Capt. Erik Upson.

04/21/2015

Mei Fun, a 2-year-old pug killed by a kick to the head, according to its owner. (Facebook/Stephanie Lisi)

Jogger Kicks, Kills Dog That Ran Up To Him On East Bay Trail

An East Bay dog owner has been in tears for days after she says a jogger in Kensington viciously and intentionally attacked her 2-year-old pug, killing it with a swift kick to the head.

03/25/2015

Palo Alto Street Fair (credit: Laurie Jo Miller Farr)

Best Local Blogs In The Bay Area

How plugged in can you be? These independent online news sites are among the best that Bay Area communities have to offer to a digitally savvy audience.

09/22/2014

A USPS employee sorts mail. (Brian Kersey/Getty Images)

Berkeley Councilman Proposes Email Tax To Fund Postal Service

A Berkeley city councilman has suggested that a tax on email may be wise way to help fund the United States Postal Service, according to the blog Berkeleyside.

03/07/2013