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Posted inCommunity

Unstoppable: Berkeley cyclist’s miraculous recovery after crash that nearly killed her

Less than 10 months after the crash that nearly took her life, Meg Schwarzman (center, arm raised, holding her son Oliver) completed the 5K race during the recent half-marathon event in Berkeley. She had a huge team of supporters, some of whom are pictured here. (Hover over the photograph to see their names.) Credit: Mike Wilson No […]

Posted inCrime & Safety, Fire

Fire calls: Blaze at Berkeley dry cleaner causes $100K in damage; man rescued from water at marina

Authorities responded to a fire at Martinizing Dry Cleaning early Tuesday. Photo: Ky Le A burglar alarm at a dry cleaner in Berkeley brought authorities to investigate what turned out to be a fire inside the University Avenue shop earlier this week. The fire, at Martinizing Dry Cleaning, 1319 University, caused an estimated $100,000 in damage, […]

Posted inCrime, Crime & Safety

Berkeleyside Police Blotter: Crime in Berkeley, 2/27-3/5

Selected calls for service to the Berkeley Police, via CrimeMapping.com. (Scroll down for maps of burglaries, auto burglaries and auto thefts.) Click the map for the full list. See the map key here. This is a partial list of recent crime in Berkeley, compiled by Berkeleyside, and based on reports to the Berkeley Police Department unless otherwise noted. […]