The “pedestrian hybrid beacon” is the first of its kind in Berkeley and is meant to improve pedestrian and cyclist safety.
Berkeley police: Erratic felon on drugs found with stolen gun
A 38-year-old Yuba City man has been charged with gun and drug violations after police found him at a Berkeley construction site behaving “erratically,” authorities report.
After Corvette crash in Berkeley, man headed to trial
A mangled Corvette that was involved in an early morning accident on Tunnel Road in Berkeley last June. Photo: Jacquelyn McCormick An Alameda County Superior Court judge ruled Thursday afternoon that a young man from Tracy will face the charges against him after authorities say he crashed a Corvette on Tunnel Road in Berkeley last summer […]
Downtown Berkeley BART reopens after fatality
MacArthur BART station at around 7:15 p.m. after the downtown Berkeley BART station was closed due to a person under a train. Photo: Mori Yagi MacArthur BART station at around 7:15 p.m. after the downtown Berkeley BART station was closed due to a person under a train. Photo: Mori Yagi Update, Dec. 5: The person who died after being struck by […]
21-year-old arrested in felony hit-and-run car wreck
A mangled Corvette that was involved in an early morning accident on Tunnel Road in Berkeley. Photo: Jacquelyn McCormick Update: 4:22 p.m. The driver of the smashed Corvette is Anthony Edward Torpey, 21, of Dublin, Castro Valley, according to Officer Jenn Coats, Berkeley Police spokeswoman. He was arrested at 3:52 a.m. and was taken to Berkeley […]
Berkeley Hills ‘suspicious package’ rendered safe
Image: Google Maps Authorities shut down roads and evacuated some residents in the area of the 100 block of Tunnel Road on Wednesday afternoon after a report of a suspicious package. Berkeley Police spokeswoman Officer Jennifer Coats said “some homes” were evacuated and the department’s bomb squad was called in to investigate. A resident told […]
Debate over new Tunnel Road bike lane centers on parking
Berkeley is proposing a new bike lane on the uphill side of Tunnel Road between the Claremont Hotel and the city line, near Highway 24, a road busy with recreational cyclists as well as bike commuters. Image: Google Maps Plans for a bike lane on Tunnel Road — under negotiation for the past year between […]
Video: Cyclists struck by hit-and-run driver in Berkeley
Update, 1:44pm: The Berkeley Police are investigating the collision between a black car and two cyclists that occurred Wednesday April 25 at about 4:30 pm. Responding to a request for information from Berkeleyside, the police issued the following statement (which has been slightly modified): On 4/25/12, at about 4:30 PM, two bicycle riders riding east on Tunnel […]