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The City of Berkeley Health Officer has ordered all residents to shelter at home, leaving only to receive or provide essential services, starting 12:01 am on Tuesday, March 17. See details of the Order, frequently asked questions, and recommendations from Berkeley Public Health at https://www.cityofberkeley.info/coronavirus.

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The City of Berkeley web site is undergoing scheduled maintenance starting on Friday night, September 13 and ending on Saturday afternoon, September 14. During this time, most web pages should be available, but some resources may become unavailable for short periods of time.

Looking for a live stream of the Zoning Adjustments Board (ZAB) meeting on 5/9/19, at 7:00pm? Please visit https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC1UAnZ8kU8EWllREyOY7rwQ/. The normal viewing methods will not work this time due to a concurrent City Council Special Meeting at the same time.

Looking for a live stream of the Zoning Adjustments Board (ZAB) meeting on 2/28/19, from 6:00 to 11:00 PM? Please visit http://www.cityofberkeley.info/Clerk/Commissions/Zoning_Adjustment_Board_Meeting_-_Video_Stream.aspx. The normal viewing methods will not work this time due to a concurrent City Council Special Meeting at the same date and time.

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FATAL PEDESTRIAN HIT AND RUN COLLISION INVESTIGATION

Berkeley, California (Wednesday, September 15, 2021) - On September 6th at 12:35 am, officers responded to Ashby Avenue and Adeline Avenue on a report that there was a man lying in the center median motionless.  When officers arrived, they found the man lifeless, called for medical assistance, and began emergency life-saving measures.  When Fire personnel arrived and evaluated the man, they pronounced his death.  With no signs of collision on the roadway or trauma to the man's body, the man's death was believed to have been caused by an emergency medical condition.

As part of the death investigation, the Coroner’s Office later conducted an autopsy and determined that the man’s injuries were actually consistent with being struck by a vehicle—making this the City's fifth fatal traffic collision.

We believe the fatal collision may have occurred sometime on the evening of September 5th.

If you have any information about this hit & run collision, please contact the Department’s Traffic Unit at (510) 981-5980.

Case 2021-00040538

 

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