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Posted inCommunity, Events, Schools

Berkeley bike festival, cycling plan open house coming up

Berkeley cycling aficionados have two big events coming up in the next week: the city’s third annual Bikes in Berkeley Festival on Sunday, followed by an open house Monday focused on a major update to the city’s Bicycle Plan. The Bikes in Berkeley Festival is scheduled to take place Sunday at Malcolm X Elementary School, 1731 Prince […]

Posted inCrime & Safety

Hundreds of bike crashes near UC Berkeley over 5 years

By Zusha Elinson / Bay Citizen  Shlomo Bentin, a world-renown neuropsychologist, bought a bicycle last summer to commute to UC Berkeley from his home two miles away. An expert on facial recognition, the 65-year-old Israeli was on a one-year research sabbatical at the university. “He took up biking in Berkeley because people in Berkeley bike,” said Lynn Robertson, a […]