A cyclist was killed early Saturday morning when his bike got caught in a road grate on or near the Ashby Avenue on-ramp to Interstate 80 in West Berkeley, sending him crashing into the pavement, authorities report.
The property has hosted everything from a mattress store to an overflowing artist warehouse. Now, as its owners prepare to sell the site, its future is in question.
The Alameda County Transportation Commission and Caltrans are working with officials from Berkeley and Emeryville to improve safety and traffic flow where Interstate 80 meets Ashby Avenue.
Berkeley police asked motorists to avoid Ashby Avenue and Martin Luther King Jr. Way after a three-car crash that sent one person to the hospital with minor injuries.
Lacisha Atkins turned herself in after police publicized the warrant for her arrest.
Firefighters rescued a mother and her teenage son off a second-floor balcony early Friday morning after someone set a fire outside their townhome on Stanton Street in South Berkeley, authorities report.
A hit-and-run driver struck 75-year-old Julian Curran, who grew up in Berkeley, while he biked on Fulton Street and Ashby Avenue in March.
A 74-year-old Berkeley cyclist was sent to the hospital after a driver hit him and fled the scene Saturday afternoon.
Officers confiscated two loaded guns and a BB gun, and arrested three people, during several incidents in West Berkeley on Saturday, authorities report.
This month, the community will get its latest chance to offer feedback on plans to build two roundabouts on Gilman Street at I-80 to improve a hairy traffic situation that's renowned throughout the Bay Area.
Drivers are encouraged to avoid Ashby at the I-80 overpass while Caltrans addresses the flooding.
Police released dramatic video Thursday, and announced a new arrest, in a South Berkeley robbery investigation from earlier this month.