FlyKly electric bicycle: a crash test

I wasn’t sure what to expect when my editor asked if I wanted to report on an electric bicycle. I had never actually seen one before, much less ridden one. In my mind, the term conjured up an image of the standard slim, pedal-it-yourself type equipment but with, well, electricity.
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UCLA Student Joins Libyan Rebels

UCLA student Chris Jeon was looking for a way to have a “sick vacation” over summer. So the 21-year-old math major — who does not speak any Arabic and left home without telling his parents — bought a one-way plane ticket to Cairo a few weeks ago and then traveled
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Principal wants to cut back on truancy this year

Berkeley High School’s staff is starting out the school year with a renewed focus on attendance and communication, according to a letter sent out Wednesday to the high school community. Soumya Karlamangla is the assistant city news editor.

The entrance to the walk zone on the Telegraph Ave side of Sproul Plaza.

New walk-zone lines streak campus

UC Berkeley students old and new may be noticing the broad yellow stripes which now stroke various parts of campus, telling bicyclists, skateboarders, rollerskaters and other two-wheeled travelers that they are entering a “walk zone.” Noor Al-Samarrai is the lead communities reporter.

tolman hall

Tolman earthquake safety 101

In the event of an earthquake, the best response for those stationed in Tolman Hall would be to “duck, cover and hold,” UC Berkeley officials urged earlier today. Officials held a town hall meeting to discuss the building’s continued vulnerability to earthquakes, given that UC Berkeley was denied some $202
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Riders head through Berkeley in the 27th annual Turkey Ride.

Berkeley, UCPD officers cycle to feed community

Berkeley police officers set out on a three-day, 195-mile bike ride this morning to raise money to provide Turkey dinners for underprivileged families in the city this holiday season. The 27th annual Turkey Ride united 18 cyclists — from the Berkeley Police Department, UCPD and the community — who will
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