The street has grown increasingly clogged with motorists double-parking on both sides of the one-way street just east of Telegraph Avenue.
The robber shot through the driver’s windshield and took his necklace when he resisted, according to police.
Plans call for a new bus lane along four blocks of Telegraph near UC Berkeley, plus a new curbless, plaza-style design for the avenue.
The chess club organizer said a man who is not affiliated with the group repeatedly threatened players with a gun.
Dramatic changes at the northern end of Telegraph Avenue would be part of an $8.3 million redesign of streets near UC Berkeley.
Grandmasters, students, children, passersby and local workers are all welcome at the Telegraph tables, organized by a community activist.
Officials are considering plans to redesign four busy streets near UC Berkeley. City leaders rejected an effort to add bus lanes to Telegraph more than a decade ago.
A creator of the 45-year-old People’s History of Telegraph Avenue mural says one of two proposed sites for a toilet near People’s Park would obscure an important landmark.
About 1,100 students will be housed in two buildings in the long-contested park.
The mother and child took refuge in Whole Foods after the man grabbed the child, BPD said, and “made a threat to bash the child’s head in.”
The vehicle was a “lowered, dark-color, mid 90’s sedan, with tinted windows (possibly a Nissan Altima),” police said.
Chuck Feezel had struggled since childhood with a constellation of physical and mental challenges that required serious psychiatric treatment.