A homeless couple sleeps as Berkeley city officials watch Berkeley and Caltrans work crews clear out a homeless encampment near the Gilman Street interchange of I-80 on Thursday. Photo: David Yee In a coordinated effort, workers from Caltrans, the California Highway Patrol and the city of Berkeley cleared out a large homeless encampment on Gilman Street near the […]
Members of the public got a look Wednesday night at plans to build two roundabouts at Gilman and Interstate 80. A bike and pedestrian bridge — the U-shaped yellow line — is proposed south of Gilman. Photo: Emilie Raguso Early plans to build two large roundabouts at Interstate 80 and Gilman Street in Berkeley were on […]
We’ve got news on Antoinette, a new juice bar for Berkeley, a change in ownership for an iconic Oakland bar, and much more in this week’s Bites.
A man was transported to Highland Hospital after being struck by an Amtrak train on the morning of Tuesday Feb. 23, 2016. Photo: Ariel Nava An eastbound Amtrak train struck a man who was on the train tracks near West Berkeley’s Gilman crossing Tuesday morning at around 9:30 a.m., according to Union Pacific spokesman Francisco […]
The train crossing at Gilman was closed by authorities on the night of Feb. 7 after protruding metal was found to be puncturing car tires. Photo: Nick Fylstra The train crossing at Gilman in Berkeley was closed Sunday night after a number of cars passing over the tracks ended up with punctured tires, according to […]
CHP logo A male pedestrian was taken to Highland Hospital with major injuries Friday after being struck by a vehicle on the Gilman Street off-ramp from westbound Interstate 80. The California Highway Patrol said the man’s name is not being released “due to the severity” of his injuries, and “until he is medically stable.” According to […]
Retail West hopes to develop the recently vacated Pyramid building on Gilman into a “campus” of small-scale breweries, distilleries and food businesses.
West Berkeley’s Pyramid Alehouse has permanently closed in order for the Seattle-based brewery to focus on its Pacific Northwest operations.
CHP logo Officers arrested a man in a stolen truck after he was spotted driving solo through a Berkeley carpool lane, authorities said. Thursday at about 8:35 a.m., a California Highway Patrol officer on Interstate 80 near Gilman Street was on the lookout for carpool violators when he saw a man alone in a Ford pickup […]
Easy Creole rides in style: the South Berkeley restaurant is joining forces with eight other local businesses to launch “Alcatraz Alley” on Thursday May 28, 2015. Photo: Easy Creole ALCATRAZ ALLEY GRAND OPENING Nine shops on Alcatraz Avenue are coming together for a Grand Opening on May 28 from 3-6 p.m. Many of the businesses, found along the […]
Berkeley is getting a new brewery. Anvil Brewing plans on opening at 912 Gilman St. this spring. We bring you this news and much more in this week’s Bites.
A crowd waiting outside 924 Gilman in 2010 (file photo). Photo: Daniel Gies Update, April 15, 2018: It came to Berkeleyside’s attention that the charges in the case ultimately were dismissed, according to Alameda County court records online. The names of the arrested individuals have been removed as a result. Original story, April 16, 2015: Three men […]