TBS Today, Feb. 6

Hot off the presses: Berkeley High's safety plan is "fundamentally flawed" with "'safety gaps that pose considerable risk to students and staff," a new report says.

The Berkeley High School Safety Committee — which is made up of parents, teachers, school staff and a student — is set to discuss the 21-page draft report in a public meeting today, Feb. 6, at 4:30 p.m.

The Scanner will be there. Find the rundown and meeting details below.

Apologies for the late notice. We will continue to cover this critical issue.

Berkeley High student safety at risk, new report says
The BHS safety plan “is fundamentally flawed. It should not be used as a reference or guide in emergency situations,” the authors contend.

On Monday night, the League of Women Voters chapter for Berkeley, Albany and Emeryville held a candidate forum focused on California Senate District 7.

Below you'll find each candidate's introductory remarks, their public safety platforms, quick-hit responses on a proposed constitutional amendment to restore voting rights in prison and closing statements.

What do CA Senate District 7 candidates say about crime?
Some have a lot to say about it. Others not so much. See how the candidates seeking Nancy Skinner’s seat compare on public safety.

We also updated yesterday's workplace violence story with additional details about the arrested city of Berkeley worker.

He is reportedly a felon. Police said they seized a gun at his home. Don't miss the latest update.

Berkeley employee arrested after workplace violence threats
Authorities said the worker had made threats of gun violence and also made it clear he had access to a firearm.

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