TBS Today, March 26

Three Berkeley news stories for you today.

  • Officials and community members are pushing for traffic safety improvements on Marin Avenue following last month's fatal crash
  • A safety ambassador (part of the SafeBears private security pilot) interrupted an attack on a young woman near Cal
  • And a man who was released from jail after a home burglary tried to break into another home (and was arrested again)

Today's news

Berkeley officials call for action after traffic fatality
Walk Bike Berkeley called the roadway “fundamentally unsafe” in a letter this week. Council is set to consider the subject Tuesday night.
Repeat offender picks up 2 burglary cases hours apart
During an arrest in 2022, police noted that Peter Nothof “appeared to not believe that there would be consequences for his actions.”
Safety ambassador intervenes in attack near UC Berkeley
The ambassador ran up to intercede when he heard the fight and saw a man standing over a young woman readying to deliver a kick, SafeBears said.

In case you missed it

Aipsasiamedia wins ‘Truth to Power’ press freedom award
Emilie Raguso was among eight journalists and news outlets recognized in the 39th annual James Madison Freedom of Information Awards.

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