October 21, 2013 - 7:20pm
County Supervisor John Gioia wants to know if California’s prison realignment program is working in Contra Costa County, and after two years, he and others with an interest in law enforcement may be about to get some answers.
October 21, 2013 - 3:00pm
At Oakland's Fathom Studio, tech-savvy workers need only to follow one simple direction before finished products from dolls to prosthetic limbs materialize in 3D: “Just click print.”
October 21, 2013 - 2:00pm
Former judge Paul Seeman in 2012. Photo: ABC7 News Former judge Paul Seeman, 59, of Berkeley was today sentenced to five years of probation for mishandling a $250,000 loan from a 97-year-old Berkeley neighbor and stealing $5,648 from her. The accusations were less serious than those initially...
October 21, 2013 - 1:22pm
Point Molate Beach Park reopens more than a decade after budgetary woes forced city officials to close its gates. The city spent $115,000 on minor improvements to the park to meet public safety and ADA requirements.
October 21, 2013 - 12:15pm
Selected calls for service to the Berkeley Police, via CrimeMapping.com. (Scroll down for maps of burglaries, auto burglaries and auto thefts.) Blue icons with a white mask are robberies. Red icons show physical violence. Pink icons are drug- or alcohol-related calls, and green ones show vandalism...
October 21, 2013 - 10:18am
Life has not been easy for student-athlete Jacquese Steen. As a result, he is determined to not let anything stop him from playing college football and getting a good education.
October 21, 2013 - 10:00am
Gather, in downtown Berkeley, is known for its food, but its cozy bar serves up an impressive cocktail too. Photo: Gather Crowd-pleasing classics and improv behind the bar: Gather pulls it all together Several weeks ago, we were enjoying a cocktail at another East Bay establishment and engaging...
October 21, 2013 - 7:00am
Berkeley: third best city to live in in the United States, according to new ranking. Photo: Daniel Parks Berkeley has placed third in a ranking published by Livability.com of the best places to live in the U.S. Sadly, our city by the bay was beaten to the top slot by Palo Alto. Boulder, Colorado...
October 20, 2013 - 11:35pm
Port of Oakland truck drivers are planning to stop work and begin picketing Monday morning. The drivers are protesting chronic congestion at the port, which they say has created dangerous working conditions.
October 20, 2013 - 4:27pm
Ten years ago, Chan Bounkeut, a 15-year-old girl from Middle College High was shot at her front door and died. In memory of Chan and other South East Asian community members who lost their lives in recent years, people gathered at Richmond Public Library Saturday to hold a candle lit vigil.
October 19, 2013 - 8:01pm
About 80 volunteers got their hands dirty Saturday morning digging holes to plant 35 trees at Richmond's Lucas Park during an Arbor Day celebration.
October 19, 2013 - 4:42pm
When BART unions went on strike Friday at midnight, San Francisco Bay Ferry workers jumped into action four hours later in anticipation of the increase in ferry commuters. Jack London Square in Oakland was one of the ferry terminals that increased their services in response to the strike. In this...
October 19, 2013 - 3:00pm
Richmond High held its homecoming game on Friday against Hercule High. Though they lost 46-0, the festive home crowd came out in support of the team before attending the homecoming dance later that evening.
October 19, 2013 - 11:32am
Munoz, now 17, is a lineman on the Richmond High football team, a team leader and a jovial presence. He smiles when he talks and seems to emit positive energy. He’s getting good grades in school and for once, has a plan for his future. All of this, he attributes to joining the football team.
October 19, 2013 - 9:17am
About 50,000 people walked along a car-less Shattuck Avenue on Oct. 14 for the second annual Sunday Streets. There were all sorts of free activities, including a bubble extravaganza Photo: Nancy Rubin. The week got off to a glorious start as thousands of Berkeleyans flocked downtown for Sunday...
October 18, 2013 - 7:07pm
The theatre company will be bringing its collaborative energy to Downtown Oakland in 2014.
October 18, 2013 - 6:25pm
As the evening commute is in full swing, many Richmond drivers are anticipating gridlocked traffic. However, if this morning’s commute indicates anything, it’s that the freeways shouldn’t be too packed considering that BART workers remain on strike.
October 18, 2013 - 5:37pm
With the possibility of a BART strike looking more likely, tension was thick during Gene Alexander’s shift as a BART train operator yesterday evening. Earlier that day BART union representatives said they would likely strike at midnight, but Alexander was still transporting passengers. It was clear...
October 18, 2013 - 5:05pm
Ain’t nobody here but us pigeons. At the BART station, Oct. 18, 2013. Photo: Ted Friedman UC Berkeley information security office works to stay ahead of hackers (Daily Cal) Berkeley resident Helen Barber, 84, passes away (SFGate) Three laptop-friendly cafes in Berkeley (Daily Clog)...
October 18, 2013 - 4:29pm
After months of bargaining and a week of unfulfilled strike threats that kept commuters on edge, BART workers went on strike after unions and management failed to reach a deal on employee contract terms.
October 18, 2013 - 4:16pm
In the midst of a BART Strike, AC Transit is modifying its service to try to accommodate the influx of commuters.
October 18, 2013 - 4:05pm
Some of the world’s leading, and most entertaining, experts will be participating at Uncharted on Oct. 25-26 The finishing touches are being applied to the program, the speakers, all world experts in their fields, are tweeting about their imminent appearance on stage in Berkeley, and the...
October 18, 2013 - 3:30pm
Bottom of the Ninth Bar & Grill is now open at 5319 Martin Luther King Jr. Way in Oakland. Photo: Bottom of the Ninth Openings, closings… BOTTOM OF THE NINTH BAR & GRILL Bottom of the Ninth Bar & Grill opened last month in the former Looney’s space at 5319 Martin Luther King Way...
October 18, 2013 - 1:10pm
Berkeley School Board. Photo: Mark Coplan Members of the Board of Education will hold office hours in an attempt to make themselves more available to the community, the Berkeley Unified School District announced recently. Scroll down to see an interactive map of the locations and schedule. Karen...
October 18, 2013 - 12:30pm
Check out our interactive map of the commuting snarl.