Teaching Empathy / New California Law Gives Some A Chance At Freedom

The Berkeley Wire: 12.09.19

Oakland Zoo nurses malnourished cub to back to health

Cal football player arrested after attack on Berkeley police officer

Rescue dogs rescued again from stolen van in Oakland

Santa Rosa officer shoots rifle toward man pointing umbrella at vehicles

Concord considers multiunit residence smoking ban

Nosh 2019 East Bay-made holiday gift guide

Opinion: Build housing on BART's lots to create a climate-friendly, walkable, and affordable Berkeley

Fog causes SFO flight delays, cancellations

Acupuncturist pleads guilty to fraudulent insurance billing

Driver dies, three teenage passengers suffer injuries in Highway 101 rollover crash

Police investigate unexplained death of woman found Sunday night

For a first-generation Yemeni American, giving back is essential

Monday's Briefing: Former Coliseum JPA exec authorized a $25k check to Don Perata's son; Cal to play in the RedBox Bowl | East Bay Express

Man says he may have hit woman found dead near Bethel Island

Raiders playoff hopes fade to a flicker after home loss to Titans

Berkeley prepares part of Shattuck Avenue for two-way traffic

More than 3,000 Santa Rosa PG&E customers without power

Fire department, Coast Guard team up for Baker Beach rescue

Marin County to cut ribbons on two new SMART stations

Hayward police investigate two fatal shootings less than eight hours apart

Rain lets up in Bay Area forecast

Public tips lead to arrest of credit union robbery suspect

Tim McGallian takes gavel as Concord's next mayor

Large tree falls on two people in Presidio Heights

Suspect in police shooting being suffers life-threatening injuries

49ers, Saints face high-octane tangle for NFC top seed

Pine tree crashes through Montclair house

Postal service invites secret Santas to grant Christmas wishes

Volunteers spruce up meadow with 5,000 plants at Presidio's Fort Winfield Scott

Car veers into tree, kills three men in Highway 24 solo crash

Suspect reportedly assaulted officer with 'weapon' prior to police shooting

Flash floods, debris flows threaten Kincade Fire area Saturday

Berkeley police arrest 3 youth after attempted carjacking with gun

The Berkeley Wire: 12.06.19

The It List: Five things to do in Berkeley, weekend of Dec. 6-8

Pair being held without bail in connection with massage parlor prostitution rings

Police say 19-year-old crashed stolen truck twice Thursday

Board denies parole for man serving 54 years on robbery, sexual assault convictions

Former Con Fire battalion chief faces 12 felony charges for payroll fraud

Tacos El Tucán ups the ante with quesatacos and other Tijuana-style fare

Plaque honoring Rosa Parks installed proudly at front of Muni bus 8955

Police seek suspect in three Metro PCS store armed robberies

Man trespassing on Port Costa tracks when killed by train

Berkeley to hold open house on making streets safer for pedestrians

Friday's Briefing: Oakland city administrator criticizes City Council for allowing her assistant to be berated by the public | East Bay Express

Hundred legislators join San Jose mayor's call for customer-owned PG&E

Moms 4 Housing Responds to Eviction Notice from Wedgewood Inc : Indybay

The Berkeley Wire: 12.05.19

West Oakland Truck Routes / Fatalities Increase Despite Vision Zero / Tuesday Noon Siren

Multiple agencies respond to Canada Road hazmat incident

Former assemblyman pleads guilty to BART coffee shop scam

This cold brew company founded by Cal undergrads claims to caffeinate without jitters. We gave it a try

Oakland man dies on Antioch sidewalk with several gunshot wounds

Thursday's Briefing: PG&E near $13.5 billion deal to pay victims of wildfires; Oakland eyes ban on nighttime camping in parks, plazas | East Bay Express

City's 'fiercest drag queens' grace Union Square ice rink for 10th year

People's Bazaar, South Berkeley 'cultural landmark,' closes shop after 47 years

Escuela Bilingüe Internacional offers unique opportunity for non-Spanish speakers to enroll in its International Baccalaureate Middle Years Programme

Police search for man who snuck inside North Berkeley home, attacked woman

Opinion: A community vision for the Ashby and North Berkeley BART stations

Wild Earth: Taking on factory farms, one bag of kibble at a time

Youth Led Movement Calls For National Climate Strike on December 6 : Indybay

Authorities identify 42-year-old man who died in Lands End fall

Tenderloin stabbing leaves man with life-threatening injuries

Flooding keeps Highway 101 northbound lanes closed near Salinas

Investigators search for cause of fatal Novato house fire

Driver hits pedestrian in South Berkeley, sends him to hospital with head injury

Despite cost dispute, agency approves $9 million Chinatown station plaza change order

Faith group takes over mayor's office to demand affordable senior housing

Trump Immigration Policies And San Francisco Courts / Romantic Songs Of The Patriarchy

Contra Costa deputies investigate pair's death as murder-suicide

The Berkeley Wire: 12.04.19

SF judge drops Garcia-Zarate gun conviction in lieu of federal charges

Rescuers find man deceased after fall from Lands End

Deputies arrest suspect in Castro Valley armed home burglary, gas station robbery

Haney announces weekly washing schedule for Tenderloin sidewalks

Bites: Arizmendi aims to reopen in January; Nick's Pizza rolls out New York-style bagels

Wednesday’s Briefing: Former Coliseum JPA charged with felony conflict of interest; Kamala Harris drops out | East Bay Express

Pittsburg apartment shooting takes life of 29-year-old man

Touchstone gets building permit for The Oaks Climbing Gym in Berkeley

Burris represents family in lawsuit for 2018 Santa Rita inmate death

Mahsa Vahdat, finding her place in Berkeley

Highway 280 lanes reopen after multiple-vehicle pileup

Opinion: Using 'free speech' to stop others’ free speech s not saving democracy

Man who died in custody after pursuit of stolen vehicle, struggle was owner of car

California Considers Yet Another Label Requirement for Cannabis

Ten Years of Alternative Publishing

Oakland Coal’s Wheel of Influence | East Bay Express

Spanking, HPV and Panic | East Bay Express

Three Indigenous Women Chefs Collaborate at Nourished

Marugame Serves Udon, Cafeteria Style | East Bay Express

The Time to Fight Coal in Oakland Is Now

A Folk Opera That Gives the Devil His Due | East Bay Express

Harris Pulls the Plug on Presidential Campaign | East Bay Express

Man finds ride to hospital after shooting, later succumbs to injuries

Power outage shuts down Monterey County administrative offices

Larry P. / Unforgettable Characters Of 'Last Of Her Name' / San Francisco's Warm Line

The Berkeley Wire: 12.03.19

Tuesday's Briefing: Judge's ruling could give housing approval authority back to charter cities; Ghost Ship three-year anniversary | East Bay Express