And more news out of Berkeley today, with two separate gun incidents at Berkeley High School.
According to Berkeleyside, in the first case, a gun was fired through the wall of a portable bathrooms. Later in the day, a student was found with a gun in his backpack.
Principal Pasquale Scuderi said at a news conference this afternoon that three students had been arrested and face a one-year expulsion. He says there’s a lot in the works to deal with today’s events: a series of meeting to talk with students about carrying weapons; a forum for parents; and an anonymous hot-line phone system, which was already in the works.
So it’s been a kind of trifecta of unfortunate events in Berkeley today: half the town without electricity for a large chunk of the day, the shooting at Berkeley high, and the police hitting striking workers at Pacific Steel.