'This Is Related To Elections' - Homeless Advocates Question Oakland's Timing On Encampment CrackdownCities across the Bay Area have taken or plan to take action to clean up homeless encampments. But homeless advocates say the timing of all of this is a bit peculiar.
Woman Hospitalized Following Shooting In South BerkeleyBerkeley police responding to reports of a shooting shortly before 7 p.m. Wednesday on Prince Street found a woman in a vehicle who had been struck by gunfire, a spokesman said.
Police: Man Arrested For Hate Crime After Noose Hung At Berkeley MarinaPolice in Berkeley arrested a 32-year-old man suspected of a hate crime after a noose was hung at the Berkeley Marina on Thursday morning.
Berkeley School Board Approves Small In-Person Elementary Cohorts; Wider Reopening December Or LaterThe Berkeley Unified School District approved plans to allow in-person learning for limited number of elementary school students facing learning challenges. Meanwhile, a broader reopening would not begin until December at the earliest.
Berkeley Police Arrest Man On Probation Driving Stolen Car, Possessing Gun, Burglary ToolsBerkeley Police arrested a man driving a stolen car early Thursday, and discovered he possessed burglary tools and a loaded handgun.
UC Berkeley Physiologist Receives MacArthur Genius Grant For Research On ContraceptivesA researcher at UC Berkeley whose work could lead to new contraceptives for men and women was among 21 recipients of the prestigious MacArthur genius grant.
East Bay Hills Homeowners On Edge After Red Flag Warning ExtendedFor the next few days, expect to see fire engines roaming Grizzly Peak Boulevard and Skyline Boulevard day and night as red flag conditions set nerves on edge again.
'That Was Quite The Sharp Jolt'; Early Morning Quake Jolts Berkeley Residents AwakeA 2.7 magnitude earthquake on the Hayward Fault in the Berkeley Hills early Wednesday delivered a wake-up call to local residents but caused no damage.
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 Woman Badly Beaten In Early Morning Home Invasion A Berkeley woman was recovering from her injuries Sunday morning after being badly beaten during an early morning home invasion by an armed gunman, authorities said.
Rollover Crash, Secondary Crashes Block Lanes On Interstate Highway 80 In BerkeleyA rollover crash on Interstate Highway 80 in Berkeley apparently led to several other crashes, blocking traffic Friday morning.
Berkeley Approves 'Healthy Checkout Ordinance' Banning Junk Food Sales By Grocery RegistersNearly six years after voters approved a tax on soda, Berkeley officials became the first in the nation to ban unhealthy food from being sold at checkout aisles at most grocery stores.
Suspect in Violent Robbery of Cal Student ChargedThe University of California Berkeley Police Department (UCPD) announced Wednesday that the suspect in a violent robbery of a Cal Student back in early September was charged with possibly two felonies.
UC Berkeley Announces New Research Project on Psychedelic DrugsThe study of psychedelic drugs is seeing a resurgence and the University of California at Berkeley is going to take part, university officials said this week.
Police: Hatchet-Wielding Suspect In Berkeley Blowtorch Attack Tried Lighting Others On Fire Before IncidentA man who was arrested following a bizarre blowtorch attack in Berkeley had apparently tried to light two other people on fire just before the attack at a local boba tea shop.