TBS Today, Feb. 1

Hot off the presses, we've just published an election guide we hope will help you get informed about many of the key candidates and races this year.

2024 Election Guide for Berkeley and Alameda County
From the March 5 primary to the November general election, here are many of the key races you’ll find on the ballot in 2024.

There are a number of candidate forums coming up already in February. We've included the ones we could find.

Feel free to let us know if you think we're missing something big. (Just reply to this email to reach us or send TBS a tip anytime.)

Today's crime feature: A man has been charged with taking $10,000 in Wunder Puff jackets from the Berkeley Lululemon shop on Fourth Street as part of a retail theft scheme, court papers show.

Don't miss the latest Scanner exclusive.

Man charged with $10K retail theft from Berkeley Lululemon
Police say Doyle Young Jr. went into Lululemon on back-to-back days and stole more than 30 jackets. Young, a convicted robber, is also on parole.

We also shared the news on X last night about a Berkeley pilot who died in a plane crash Tuesday in Concord.

According to News 24/680, which broke the story, Jacek "Jack" Romanski was 75 years old.

In case you missed it

Killer of pregnant Berkeley mom gets manslaughter plea deal
“All I have is pictures of her,” the young woman’s mother said Wednesday. “I go and sit at her grave, every birthday.”
Berkeley police may get more surveillance cameras
“I heard loud and clear from my neighbors… they want to feel safe throughout the city that we all share,” said Councilman Mark Humbert.
Berkeley auto break-in spree: Man charged with 7 felonies
Police say the auto break-ins stopped when Stacy Tidell was in jail and then picked up again when he got out.

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