NorCal City Moves Toward Removing Police From Traffic StopsThe city of Berkeley moved forward Wednesday with a proposal to eliminate police from conducting traffic stops and instead use unarmed civilian city workers as part of a broad overhaul of law enforcement.
Gendered Language Like 'Manhole' Will Soon Be Banned From Berkeley's City CodesSoon, there will be no more manholes in the city of Berkeley, California. There will also be no chairmen, no manpower, no policemen or policewomen.
Trump To Order Colleges To Back Free Speech Or Lose FundingPresident Donald Trump is expected to order U.S. colleges to protect free speech on their campuses or risk losing federal funding.
Berkeley Passes Non-Compostable Food Container Ban, Paper Cup FeeCity leaders say a majority of restaurants are already on-board with the plan.
Protesters Suspicious Of UC Berkeley Downing Trees At People’s ParkA showdown was brewing at historic People’s Park, over some trees the University of California was cutting down.
Berkeley Police Take Aim At Reducing Laptop Thefts At CafesPolice in Berkeley have returned to placing undercover officers in a number of cafes citywide in response to an ongoing series of laptop thefts and robberies.
Berkeley Anti-Trump Protester Gets Probation For AssaultEric Clanton's attorney said the 29-year-old agreed to the plea deal Wednesday in Alameda County Superior Court.
Violent Protest Erupts In Berkeley, At Least 20 ArrestedAt least 20 people were arrested, many armed with a variety of weapons, after a rally turned into a violent clash between anti-fascist and anti-Marxist protesters near a Berkeley park Sunday afternoon.
High School Berkeley Teacher Who Brought Bazooka To Class Placed On LeaveA high school teacher who brought a decommissioned bazooka into this Berkeley classroom has been placed on paid administrative leave.
States Mull 'Sanctuary' Status For Marijuana Businesses"We knew we had to do something," the mayor of Berkeley said. "This is a new engine of a healthy economy."
Berkeley Declares Itself A Sanctuary City For Recreational PotBerkeley City Council members have passed a resolution declaring the city a sanctuary for recreational marijuana.
Dozens Of Sightseers Rescued From Water Taxi In BerkeleyThe U.S. Coast Guard says dozens of people were rescued from a water taxi that got stuck about a mile off California's Berkeley Marina.
Flip Out: Bowers' TD Leap Leads Cal Past No. 8 Wash. St 37-3Cal was just 1-52-1 against top 10 teams since 1978 with the only win coming over No. 3 Southern California in 2003 before breaking through against mistake-prone Washington State.
Police Seize Magic Mushrooms With Street Value Of $1 MillionPolice say officers responding to a call about a couple fighting found nearly 700 pounds of psilocybin "magic" mushrooms inside a house in Berkeley, alongside a mushrooms cultivation and sales operation.
Right-Wing Firebrand Vows To Hold Rally At UC BerkeleyFree Speech Week is officially canceled, but the controversy surrounding the campus event will likely not end as right-wing provocateur Milo Yiannopoulos vows to appear at an unsanctioned rally at the University of California, Berkeley on Sunday.