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Posted inCrime & Safety

Update: Pedestrian hit by van in West Berkeley

Image: Google maps Update, Feb. 26, 1:30 p.m. Berkeley Police spokeswoman Officer Jennifer Coats released a bit more information by email about Thursday’s crash. She said, based on the preliminary investigation, the driver was northbound on San Pablo Avenue and, as he turned left onto Allston Way, struck the pedestrian in the crosswalk. Coats said the […]

Posted inFire

Firefighters use lid to put out kitchen pot fire in Berkeley

Allston Way was closed Monday night between Shattuck Avenue and Oxford Street for a small kitchen fire. Photo: Emilie Raguso Authorities closed Allston Way in downtown Berkeley on Monday night for about 45 minutes after a report of a fire in a five-story building across from the popular Cancun Taqueria restaurant. Berkeley Fire Department Battalion Chief […]