“The horseracing industry is inherently cruel and dangerous for horses,” said Samantha Eachus, a spokesperson for the advocacy group Direct Action Everywhere.
It's been almost five years since aspiring rapper Alex Goodwin, 22, was shot and killed outside his grandmother's home in Berkeley.
Some cyclists in the East Bay say they’ve been the targets of armed robbers. In addition to at least three thefts, there have been several attempts.
Even before the doors opened, families lined up outside the Children's Discovery Museum Of San Jose Friday morning.
The owner of a tattoo shop in Berkeley says his business was targeted by an arsonist and is searching for answers.
The youngest students in the Berkeley Unified School District will be returning to classrooms today. Unlike many other Bay Area public school systems, the Berkeley kids will be in classes five days a week for instruction.
The Berkeley City Council on Tuesday will consider an ordinance permanently banning certain less-lethal weapons used by police officers.
This brings the total of Sutter’s fines to nearly $300,000 and the total citations to 16 in the last week.
The owners of Golden Gate Fields are suing a group of animal rights activists over a recent protest that disrupted horse racing at the track earlier this month.
Cellphone video from a witness shows Officer Cheri Miller firing shots at a fleeing car in July. There were three people inside the vehicle who had allegedly stolen from a drugstore.
An application will not be filed to make U.S. Vice President Kamala Harris' childhood home in Berkeley a historic landmark, the man working on the application said Wednesday.
Supt. Brent Stephens said that the return-to-school possibility was made possible thanks to the "continuing positive dialogue" with key unions: the Berkeley Federation of Teachers and the Berkeley Council of Classified Employees.
Berkeley city leaders are expected to consider a resolution next week to distinguish the childhood home of Vice President Kamala Harris as a historic landmark.
Harris was born in Oakland and spent most of her childhood in Berkeley. She attended Berkeley's African American cultural center almost every week and she was part of the city's first voluntary school integration program.
Goodwill Industries on Friday announced the immediate closure of eight of its stores in the East Bay and that it’s laying off 61 employees due to the pandemic’s economic impact.
An estimated 200 doses were missed at Golden Gate Fields, where a drive-thru clinic operates in the north parking lot.
The protests were to draw attention to animal cruelty and abuse at the racetrack following several horse deaths in recent days.
A group called "Guerilla Momz" posted video of Berkeley Federation of Teachers president Matt Meyer sending his 2-year-old daughter to school.
Sarah Shaffer, founder of Sarah's Science, told parents that she had tried to cut back on expenses and create online programming to stay afloat. But even a $200,600 PPP loan she received in May did not prevent its closure.
Three horses have died since Saturday at Golden Gate Fields in Berkeley, according to the California Horse Racing Board.