Tsunami makes it to the Bay Area This week’s devastating earthquake in Japan triggered a tsunami which reached the San Francisco Bay, and specifically Emeryville, at 9:38am Friday. The shot above, sent to us and taken by Steven Winter, went viral. A video followed close behind.
Family wonder why Berkeley man was slain Friends and relatives of 30 year-old Toby Eagle, who was gunned down in his back yard on Blake Street on Tuesday, are trying to figure out how to live in a world without him.
The night Pablo Picasso heard the Berkeley college cheer It was a literary and artistic gathering in Paris in 1908; there was cheese, bread and wine and the famous artist asked San Franciscan Harriet Lane Levy to sing a song.
City considers ending Ecology Center recycling contract Forty years ago the Ecology Center launched a pioneering curbside recycling program in Berkeley. Now, an independent report is recommending the city take operations in-house to save money.
Bullet narrowly misses Berkeley resident in stand-off Owen Davis held police at bay for many hours on Marin Avenue Monday night, and fired his gun at a neighbor’s house, before being found dead of a self-inflicted gunshot.

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Tracey Taylor

Tracey Taylor is co-founder of Berkeleyside and co-founder and editorial director of Cityside, the nonprofit parent to Berkeleyside and The Oaklandside. Before launching Berkeleyside, Tracey wrote for...

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  1. I’m not sure what the best way to submit tips is, but this Saturday a representative of District 1 Councilmember Linda Maio was passing out fliers saying that Berkeley High School is planning on turning the Berkeley Adult School into some sort of high school for “troubled” teens who are kicked out of regular school so that they don’t have to use proper security measures like they would if the students were at a regular high school.

    I don’t have the information with me right now and I am not sure if they meant the original Adult School building on University, or if they mean the newer one on San Pablo.