TBS Today: Guns at BHS

Today we shared what we know about two guns confiscated Wednesday from Berkeley High students, but there are still many open questions.

We are actively working to learn more.

BUSD: 2 Berkeley High students brought guns to school
At least one of the BHS students was arrested. BUSD said neither gun was brandished on campus. The investigation is ongoing.

We also got word that the effort to recall Pamela Price is official and has secured approval to begin signature collection.

The clock to recall DA Pamela Price starts now
Critics say Price had contributed to Oakland’s crime wave by being soft on crime. Supporters say Price is doing what she was elected to do.

Finally, hot off the presses, we have an exclusive report about a carjacking attempt at the UC president's home last month.

University officials have repeatedly refused to comment, but Frances Dinkelspiel spoke to neighbors to find out what happened.

Carjacking attempt at UC president’s home in Berkeley
UC officials have ignored repeated inquiries about the carjacking attempt last month.

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