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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 Less […]

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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 […]

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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 […]