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ELECTION 2022: Full coverage | BERKELEY POLICE: Leaked text messages

Posted inCommunity, Crime & Safety, Schools

Scholarship awarded in honor of child killed in Berkeley

Scholarship winner Daniela Milian-Cavenecia and her daughter Sofia Daniela Milian-Cavenecia, a junior at UC Berkeley, has been awarded the first Zachary Michael Cruz Memorial Scholarship, which was established to preserve the memory of Zachary Cruz, who was run over and killed by a truck on a crosswalk in Berkeley in 2009 when he was five years old. […]

Posted inCommunity, Crime & Safety, Schools

Malcolm X parents raise concerns over pedestrian safety

Signage makes clear there are issues with traffic and pedestrian safety outside Malcolm X Elementary School on Ashby. Photos: Tracey Taylor. Perhaps it’s because this particular school is located on a state highway, or perhaps it’s because one of its six-year-old students was run over on a crosswalk next to the school three years ago. […]

Posted inCity, Crime & Safety

Berkeley dangerous city for cyclists and pedestrians

Cycling in Berkeley is considered hazardous. Photo: Artbandito/Flickr Creative Commons. Berkeley is considered the most dangerous city of its size for pedestrians and cyclists, according to the city’s health department which, along with its police force, has received funds worth a total of $434,000 to address road safety. The health department ranked Berkeley number 1 […]