TBS Today, Feb. 28

This just in: Another woman is in critical condition after being struck by a driver today in a Berkeley crosswalk.

We are seeking more information, but here's what we know.

Female pedestrian, 53, in critical condition after Berkeley crash
The crash happened at Seventh Street and Heinz Avenue just before 3 p.m., Berkeley police said.

In case you missed it, we had the terrible news yesterday that a woman had died after being struck by a driver in the Berkeley Hills earlier this month.

The community is grieving Julia Elkin this week. We are still hoping to reach her family.

Julia Elkin, struck by driver in Berkeley, has died
Elkin had a “deep passion for making our human and natural communities more resilient to climate change.” She was just 37 years old.

In other news

We had the scoop about a South Berkeley apartment complex that keeps turning up in major police investigations.

Berkeley apartment complex now linked to 3 big drug busts
The same South Berkeley apartment complex near Ashby BART has come up several times in major law enforcement operations.
Downtown Berkeley fire at Gaia building on Allston Way
As of publication time, BFD was still assessing whether any residents would be displaced.

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In case you missed it

Steering wheel comes off, foils Berkeley car theft attempt
A man and woman in a stolen car failed at two car theft attempts Monday morning — but still managed to evade capture.
Group of 7 makes off with $19,000 in North Face goods
The group left in multiple vehicles, at least one of which had been reported stolen, Berkeley police said.
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