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‘Double-roundabouts’ approved at Berkeley’s Gilman interchange; can’t happen without Measure BB money

City staff say roundabouts on Gilman Street at I-80 will improve the interchange in several important ways. This draft design depicts, in white, the roundabouts and roadway that pass under the freeway at ground level. The green lines show the potential alignment of the bike and pedestrian route through the interchange. Image: Parsons Brinckerhoff/Caltrans After […]

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1 sent to hospital after broadside crash in Berkeley

One person required medical treatment after a car crash at Ashby and Telegraph avenues Wednesday morning. Photo: Dominick Palamenti One driver was sent to the hospital Wednesday morning after broadsiding another vehicle at Ashby and Telegraph avenues, authorities said. Police got a report of an overturned vehicle in the South Berkeley intersection shortly before 9:30 a.m. […]

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The It List: Five things to do in Berkeley this weekend

Sierra Nevada’s “Tasting in the Dark” is an experiment in beer and blindfolding. Photo: TASTING IN THE DARK  Think you’re a beer buff? Here’s your chance to prove it (and sip some delicious craft beers at the same time). The Sierra Nevada Torpedo Room’s “Tasting in the Dark” event designed to challenge beer drinkers’ […]