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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 […]

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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 […]

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Motorcycle rider injured in collision on I-80 in Berkeley

A traffic accident on Interstate 80 west of University Avenue in Berkeley on Thursday morning sent a motorcycle rider to the hospital with major injuries, according to authorities. At approximately 6:20 a.m., Oakland CHP units responded to a collision on the westbound lanes of I-80 west of University, according to Officer Sean Wilkenfeld, spokesman for […]

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As students recover in hospitals, support grows for survivors and victims of Berkeley balcony collapse

A note and flowers left in memory of the victims of a deadly balcony collapse at the Library Gardens Apartments lie on the sidewalk on Kittredge Street, near Miliva Street, in Berkeley, on Wednesday, June 17, 2015.  Photo: David Yee A note and flowers left in memory of the victims of a deadly balcony collapse […]