$20M In Fire Prevention Grants Issued To Bay Area Agencies; Largest Share For East Bay HillsCal Fire has announced the recipients of its fire prevention grants for 2021, with the largest award in the Bay Area going to the Moraga-Orinda Fire District, which recently completed a major Cal Fire-funded project in north Orinda.
Berkeley Police Offer $50,000 Reward for Information on 2010 Fatal Shooting Cold CasePolice in Berkeley are offering a $50,000 reward for information that leads to the arrest and conviction of those responsible for the 2010 shooting death of Adolfo Ignacio Celedon Bravo.
SRA Scholar Uses Camera to Help Photo Subjects Heal from TraumaMost of us have heard the old adage that a picture tells the story of a thousand words. Paulo Orozco would agree, because he uses his camera as a tool to tell the stories of others in need.
COVID: Berkeley To Require Proof Of Vaccination At Indoor Restaurants, Gyms, Large EventsThe city of Berkeley issued a new health order Wednesday requiring patrons of certain businesses and large indoor events to show proof of COVID-19 vaccination starting later this month.
VIDEO: Woman Tries To Set Berkeley African American Church On FireFor the second time in a year, an African-American church in Berkeley was targeted in an arson attack that the pastor believes was racially-motivated.
Animal Rights Activists Stage ‘Blood Spill’ At UC Berkeley Over Contract With Tyson FoodsProtesting the school’s contract with Tyson Foods, student animal rights activists spilled "blood" on the steps of Sproul Hall at the University of California at Berkeley on Wednesday over criticism that the company is cruel to animals.
3 Suspects Sought In Weekend Attempted Robbery Near UC Berkeley CampusThree people are being sought in an attempted robbery of two women south of the UC Berkeley campus over the weekend.
Injury Crash Involving 2 Overturned Cars Snarls Westbound I-80 in BerkeleyAn injury accident involving two overturned vehicles on westbound I-80 in Berkeley blocked lanes of traffic for almost an hour Thursday evening, according to authorities.
Pedestrian Critical, Driver Arrested Following Suspected DUI Collision in BerkeleyA 59-year-old man is in critical but stable condition late Thursday afternoon following a collision in Berkeley with a vehicle whose driver police said was arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence and causing injury.
Berkeley Police Arrest Man in Connection with Hate Crimes at Jewish Synagogue And CenterPolice in Berkeley arrested a 37-year-old man after he yelled anti-Semitic statements inside a synagogue and in front of a Jewish community center over the weekend.
Family of Philip Kreycik Confirms Body Found In Pleasanton Is That of Missing JoggerThe family of Philip Kreycik on Thursday confirmed the body found in Pleasanton is that of the missing Berkeley jogger.
Berkeley Hills Residents Urged To Stay Elsewhere During Extreme Fire WeatherThis fire season, the Berkeley Fire department wants residents in the hills to start thinking about the risk and when it might be better to leave before an evacuation order, even before a fire even starts.
UPDATE: Pleasanton Police Announce Body Found Matching Description of Missing Jogger Philip KreycikAuthorities announced Tuesday that a body matching the description of missing jogger Philip Kreycik was found in the Pleasanton park where he had disappeared on July 10.
UPDATE: 1 Injured In 2-Alarm Berkeley Apartment FireAt least one person was injured in a two-alarm fire that burned an apartment in Berkeley Tuesday morning, the fire department said.
COVID Surge: 7 Bay Area Counties Issue Indoor Mask Mandate, Regardless of Vaccination StatusHealth directors from seven San Francisco Bay Area counties and the city of Berkeley on Monday ordered residents living in their jurisdictions to once again wear masks at businesses, restaurants and other indoor public settings.