Berkeley Coffee Shops Offer Reusable Stainless Steel Cups In Pilot ProgramCoffee shops in the city of Berkeley are taking part in a pilot program offering customers reusable stainless steel cups.
Some Berkeley Residents Offended By 'Gourmet Ghetto' Neighborhood NameSome are saying that “Gourmet Ghetto," the colloquial name of a North Berkeley neighborhood that's home to great and famous restaurants, is so offensive that it should be changed.
Student Injured In Lab Explosion At UC BerkeleyA student was injured Tuesday afternoon in a lab explosion on the campus of the University of California at Berkeley, police said.
Berkeley City College Partners With San Francisco Startup To Help Staff Buy HomesBerkeley City College will be the first higher education institution in the East Bay to join Landed, a down payment assistance program aimed at helping educators and school staff to buy homes, the school announced Tuesday.
Bureaucratic Red Tape Slows Repair Of Berkeley Children's Playground To Snail's PaceA playground in Berkeley was crushed by a fallen tree back in February. Now, still unrepaired, some are calling it a “monument to bureaucracy.”
Suspects Arrested For String Of Berkeley Catalytic Converter TheftsA woman and a man were arrested Wednesday in connection with a recent string of thefts of catalytic converters in Berkeley, police said.
Search For 81-Year-Old Berkeley Woman Who Suffers From DementiaBerkeley police are asking for help to find a missing woman who is believed to be at risk.
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.
Berkeley Police Warn Of Spike In Catalytic Converter Thefts; Toyota Prius Top TargetBerkeley police are warning residents about a recent increase in thefts of catalytic converters.
Blown Maintenance Hole Prompts Street Closure In BerkeleyOne block of Addison Street is closed Wednesday evening in Berkeley because of a blown maintenance hole, police said.
Bay Area Architects Show Humanity Of U.S.-Mexico Border With See-Saw PlaygroundFor one day over the weekend, a team of Bay Area architects turned a portion of the U.S.-Mexico border wall into a small playground called The Teeter Totter Wall.
UC Berkeley Booted From U.S. News & World Best College List After Misreporting DonationsThe University of California at Berkeley lost its ranking on one of the nation's most renowned college ranking lists.
Berkeley Auto Burglary Suspect Caught On VideoBerkeley police were asking the public's help to identify an auto burglary suspect caught on video.
Kidnapping, Battery Charges Filed Against Uber Driver After Alleged Crime SpreeAn Uber driver recently pleaded not guilty to kidnapping and sexual battery charges for allegedly propositioning three women in Oakland and Berkeley on a single day in May.
Berkeley Volunteer Helps Household Repairs For Those In NeedAs people get older, it can get harder to keep up with home maintenance and repairs. For nearly 30 years, a Berkeley woman has helped make sure those in need get such services for free.