Berkeley artisans open studios for holidays
Original, handcrafted items will be available to the public for four weekends beginning Nov. 30
The City Council this week unanimously approved a ban on smoking in multiunit buildings that will go into effect May 1, 2014
Advancements made at the Berkeley lab in transportation technology will be made in the next decade says LBNL Director of Batteries Venkat Srinivasan
For the past 26 years, children's letters to the North Pole have gone to the Main Post Office in Oakland, which invites the public to read and answer them.
Berkeley Voice letters to the editor: Incident shows need for manually operated emergency exit from vehicles
Emergency exit could save livesThis is regarding the recent Times article, "Rescuer to be honored at EMS event."Alameda resident Tracey McCormick was driving home on Hegenberger Road, along Martin Luther King Regional Shareline in Oakland, when she saw a car half submerged and sinking.
Berkeley police log: Strong-arm robberies reported; suspect arrested after man, 72, is allegedly harassed and caused injury
FRIDAY, NOV. 22 ROBBERY -- At 6:08 p.m., three men -- one brandishing a gun -- approached three people at Shattuck Avenue and Woolsey Street and stole a bag, a camera, a cell phone and wallet, before driving away in a gold-colored SUV.
West County Around The Horn: Albany High's Allison Chuang repeats as NCS girls singles tennis champion
Chuang repeats as section champion Albany High's Allison Chuang won her second straight North Coast Section Division I girls singles tennis championship with a 7-5, 6-3 victory over Dougherty Valley's Rickimae Torres in the finals on Nov.
Albany Little League -- Registration for the 2014 season is now open. For girls and boys ages 5-14. For more information and to register visit website.
One of the paradoxes of the holiday season is that there are so few activities for the people the occasion was designed for -- little kids.But there are still a few quality offerings for little ones.
Congress just held a 2-hour hearing on aliens, because Congress
With just seven days in session for 2013, members of the least productive Congress ever spent two hours Wednesday talking about extraterrestrial life forms. Full Story
'The Voice': Team Christina's Matthew Schuler is out
It came down to Schuler and James Wolpert with Team Levine's Wolpert being saved
Why is Justin Bieber infatuated with spray paint?
Australian city mayor wants Bieber to return — either to clean up graffiti he sprayed on a hotel wall or sing at mayor’s Christmas event.