TBS Today, April 15

Breaking news: We just got word from the Price recall campaign that the ROV has determined that it submitted enough signatures to qualify for the ballot.

We're seeking more details now.

In other news

We had inquiries today about an early-morning police operation in West Berkeley that reportedly involved a drone and flashbang grenades.

Turns out it was San Pablo PD serving an arrest warrant.

Here's what we learned.

San Pablo police make early-morning arrest in Berkeley
Flashbang grenades used during the police operation set off the fire alarm at Fourth & U, prompting a building evacuation in the middle of the night.

We also got the basics on a body found in the marina.

Man’s body found in Berkeley Marina
Berkeley police said a passerby saw the man’s body on the rocks near Seawall Drive on Saturday shortly before 7:30 a.m.

Tomorrow we'll be speaking to a class of students at the UC Berkeley Graduate School of Journalism.

Later this week is the ceremony where we'll receive our press freedom award.

Berkeley Scanner 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.

In case you missed it

Cyclist pinned in Berkeley crash, left with major leg injury
Police had applied a tourniquet to the cyclist within 2 minutes of being dispatched, according to emergency radio clips.
Man tied to New York roof repair scams busted in Berkeley
Terry McDonagh failed to appear in court after being released on his own recognizance. He is now wanted on a bench warrant, police said.
Man’s body recovered from steep canyon in Berkeley Hills
Authorities said the homicide unit is investigating the death but that it does not appear to be suspicious.

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