Authorities found a man dead in downtown Berkeley for the second time since Sunday, according to preliminary reports.
After death of one sister and serious injuries to another, families ask for help
Relatives and friends of four sisters who were on vacation in Berkeley when a Tesla crashed into their car, killing one woman and putting another in critical condition, have launched two fundraisers to help.
Crash kills North Hollywood woman, leaves her sister in critical condition
One woman has died and her sister is in critical condition after a 22-year-old man driving a Tesla crashed into multiple vehicles in downtown Berkeley late Friday night, authorities report.
Berkeley police arrest man who grabbed, dragged, chased woman near UC campus
A homeless man who grabbed a woman and pulled her across a downtown Berkeley street early Sunday morning is now in custody, being held on suspicion of kidnapping, robbery and more.
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 […]
Bike lane opens by near-fatal crash site; DUI charges filed against driver
There’s a new bike lane on Fulton Street and Bancroft Way in Berkeley. Photo: Kent Chen A new “protected” bike lane — set off from vehicular traffic — has been completed this week in Berkeley on Fulton Street with a ribbon cutting scheduled for 8 a.m. Thursday just in time for Bike to Work Day. […]
2 Berkeley officials call for Fulton Street bike lane
Bike East Bay says a protected bike lane like this on Fulton Street would make cyclists safer. Image: Bike East Bay Berkeley Mayor Tom Bates and mayoral hopeful Councilman Jesse Arreguín have teamed up to ask the city manager to move quickly to extend a bike lane two blocks south on Fulton Street by the […]
Advocates: Berkeley must extend bike lane on Fulton
The existing bike lane on Fulton Street ends at Bancroft Way. Image: Google Maps The existing bike lane on Fulton Street ends at Bancroft Way. Image: Google Maps Cycling advocates are pleading with the city to extend a southbound bike lane on Fulton Street, near the Cal campus, following the crash last week that nearly killed a Berkeley mother and […]
Hope, gratitude after near-deadly collision in Berkeley
Megan Schwarzman, with husband Mike Wilson and their son Oliver, in September. Photo: Schwarzman family The Berkeley scientist and mother who was struck by a motorist and trapped beneath his car while cycling near campus earlier this week is expected to pull through, family members said Thursday. “She’s critical but stable,” said Mike Wilson of his wife, Megan […]
Update: Driver arrested, cyclist critical after crash
Emergency personnel work the scene of a collision involving a motorist and a bicyclist on Fulton Street and Bancroft Way. Photo: David Yee Update, Feb. 5, 9 a.m. Read Berkeleyside’s update on Meg Schwarzman, the cyclist who was struck. The Berkeley physician and mother is expected to survive, though the road to recovery looks to be long. […]
Berkeley police report first pepper spray use of 2015
Image: Google maps A Berkeley Police officer used pepper spray to subdue a naked man covered with blood who wielded a glass shard and charged a firefighter in late March, according to a document posted on the city website Friday. Police must complete a brief form — which is made public — any time officers use pepper spray, […]