He pleaded guilty in federal court to taking information on driverless cars from Google but will no longer face 18 months in federal prison.
Anthony Levandowski will serve 18 months in prison for stealing files from Google for his own autonomous car company.
Taplin defeated incumbent Cheryl Davila to take the West Berkeley seat.
Berkeley streets are among the worst in the Bay Area.
You have until Tuesday to tell the city what improvements you’d like to see with Berkeley’s parks, streets and other infrastructure.
The commission says the percentage is not a requirement, but an aspiration. Community and BART talks are ongoing.
The city of Berkeley is hosting five public meetings this month to collect public input on how to spend more than $50 million in Measure T1 money. They kick off tonight, Oct. 1.
A project to build two huge roundabouts to replace the chaotic intersections on Gilman Street at Interstate 80 in West Berkeley is set to begin by the end of the year.
Earlier this week, Berkeley police ticketed dozens of drivers who blew through crosswalks where pedestrians were trying to walk, the department reports.
The bus agency is adding an extra layer of health and safety precautions to keep passengers safe.
Berkeley’s efforts to help lead the charge to build hundreds of new apartments at the Ashby and North Berkeley BART stations have landed the city at the top of the transit agency’s list for short-term development plans.
Saturday afternoon, Berkeley resident Manish Goregaokar did his best Paul Revere impression.