The “pedestrian hybrid beacon” is the first of its kind in Berkeley and is meant to improve pedestrian and cyclist safety.
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.
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 and put his friend in a coma. Anthony Edward Torpey, 22, was charged by the Alameda County district attorney’s office with […]
Update, Dec. 5: The person who died after being struck by a train at the downtown Berkeley BART station was Selam Sekuar, according to the Daily Cal. Sekuar, a UC Berkeley freshman and international student from Ethiopia, was 19. Read more about Sekuar. Original story: Update, 10:24 p.m.: The downtown Berkeley BART station reopened at […]
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 Jail, where he is being held on $91,200 bail, according to police records. In addition to being held on a […]
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 Berkeleyside that her […]
Plans for a bike lane on Tunnel Road — under negotiation for the past year between the city, residents and biking advocates — will be discussed Thursday night at a city Transportation Commission meeting. Last fall, the city proposed a bike lane on the uphill side of Tunnel Road between the Claremont Hotel and the city […]
https://youtu.be/h3LatOGCWVc 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 […]