Berkeley Hills Dwellers Ponder 'Pre-Evacuation' as Red Flag Winds ApproachSunday’s red flag warning was being called a “20-year wind event” and Berkeley officials were recommending that people living in the hills begin evacuating immediately.
Ex-Con Arrested In Fatal Shooting Outside Berkeley Hills HomeAn ex-convict has been arrested in the shooting death of another man over the weekend at a home in the Berkeley hills, police said Tuesday.
Berkeley Elementary School Deemed At Risk During Major EarthquakeParents of schoolchildren at a Berkeley elementary school are uneasy following a report indicating the school may be unsafe during a major earthquake.
Glaring Glitches In Berkeley Fire Evacuation Drill Concern ResidentsSeveral Berkeley residents who signed up to partake in a fire evacuation drill on Sunday never received the alert. The glitches left them questioning how a system that struggled with a scheduled event would respond in an actual emergency.
Wind Advisory In Effect For East Bay Hills, North Bay, Diablo, Santa Cruz MountainsThe National Weather Service issued a wind advisory for the North Bay Mountains, East Bay hills, the Diablo range and Santa Cruz mountains, predicting gusts up to 55 mph.
Extreme Heat, Fire Danger Has Firefighters In Oakland, Berkeley Hills On EdgeSigns posted along the roads in the Oakland and Berkeley hills indicate "extreme fire danger." The sweltering heat, dry brush and wind are conditions ripe for fire.
Fire Crews Quickly Contain 2-Alarm Fire On Grizzly PeakFirefighters were quickly able to contain a two-alarm grass fire on Grizzly Peak, an Oakland fire dispatcher said.
$10K Reward Offered In 2013 Berkeley Hills MurderUC Berkeley police are offering a $10,000 reward for information in the 2013 murder of an aspiring paramedic at a lookout on Grizzly Peak, the victim’s family said Wednesday.
Fairytale? $5M Castle For Sale In Berkeley HillsA castle for sale in the Berkeley hills offers a chance to live out the fairytale dream, if someone can come up with the cash.
Futuristic Oakland/Berkeley Hills Mansion Sells For Record $20.5 MillionThe most expensive home ever sold in Alameda County has been purchased for $20.5 million dollars, according to published reports.
Tuesday's Roaring Navy Fighter Jet Over Berkeley Was Just A Pilot Saying 'Hello' To His Brother At CalThe supersonic, low-flying navy fighter jet seen buzzing over Berkeley Tuesday afternoon was reportedly flown by the brother of a Cal grad student.
Recent East Bay Hills Shootings Spark Warnings For Residents, Sightseers At Grizzly Peak Blvd.Oakland Police are warning residents and sightseers on Grizzly Peak Boulevard in the Oakland and Berkeley Hills to be on the lookout for anything suspicious after two recent shooting incidents.
Man Dies After Plunging Off Lookout Point In Berkeley HillsA 60-year-old man died in a fall from a popular lookout point on Grizzly Peak Boulevard in the Berkeley hills on Sunday night, a University of California at Berkeley police lieutenant said Monday.
Hyena Research Colony At UC Berkeley To Be Shut Down Due To Lack Of FundingA one-of-its-kind hyena research project at UC Berkeley has been forced to shut down, after funding for the program has been cut. For 30 years, the hyenas’ calls echoed through the Berkeley Hills.
Berkeley PD To Change Policies After Wrongful Death SettlementThe wife and two sons of a man who was killed outside his home in the Berkeley Hills last year have reached a resolution of their wrongful death lawsuit against the city of Berkeley.