Berkeley Police Evacuate Park During Standoff With Domestic Abuse SuspectBerkeley Police evacuated Cedar Rose Park Thursday a while officers dealt with domestic abuse suspect barricaded in a residence nearby, according to a report.
Report: COVID-19 Infected, Quarantined Postal Workers Impacting Service In Berkeley AreaQuarantining workers have reportedly left post offices in the Berkeley/Albany area without enough staff to fully operate, adding to ongoing service woes including a budget crisis and operational changes brought on by White House efforts to consolidate control of the service.
Tech Behemoths, Digital Startups Struggle to Counter East Bay 'News Desert'Ownership changes and consolidations have left the East Bay with just a single daily newspaper. Can online media operations adequately serve this thriving region which Congressman Mark DeSaulnier has called a "news desert?"
2 People Reportedly Struck and Killed by Train in BerkeleyTwo people were reportedly struck and killed by a train near the Amtrak station in Berkeley Thursday night.
Activists, Artisans Gather At Festival Of Ideas In BerkeleyA cannabis salon, a former Obama ambassador's take on Trump and the longtime Chez Panisse head chef were all on tap at Berkeleyside's Festival of Ideas in Berkeley.
Berkeley Firefighters Spray 100-Foot Geysers Of Water Over Street Despite Drought Water RestrictionsAs 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.
Jogger Kicks, Kills Dog That Ran Up To Him On East Bay TrailAn 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.
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Berkeley Councilman Proposes Email Tax To Fund Postal ServiceA 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.