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Posted inCrime, Crime & Safety, Fires

Breaking: Gunfire in South Berkeley, fire on University

Update, 9:45 p.m. In other breaking news, BART service has stopped in Berkeley due to a person on the tracks between the MacArthur and Ashby stations. A major power outage also hit West Berkeley on Sunday night. Tune in to Berkeleyside’s Facebook page and Twitter for updates. (Accounts are not needed to view the pages.) Update, 8:38 p.m. Police […]

Posted inCrime & Safety

Breaking: Berkeley cyclist dies after hit and run

A Berkeley cyclist has died following a hit-and-run crash with a car earlier this month on University Avenue, authorities said Tuesday. The driver in that incident left the scene, and police are continuing to investigate the collision as a hit and run. The Alameda County coroner’s office identified the man Tuesday as 64-year-old Michael Lake of Berkeley. He died at […]