TBS Today, July 3

Two quick stories for you today as we head into the July Fourth holiday.

On Thursday night, we'll be tagging along with someone from the Northern Alameda County Amateur Radio Emergency Services, which has been activated by BFD to do fire patrols in the Berkeley Hills.

We look forward to telling you all about what we learn.

BPD: Police seize rifle from man who threatened daughters
The girls fled the apartment after their father, Ronald Guillory, told them he was “going to his bedroom to get his firearm,” police said.
Here’s how to get ready for extreme heat in Berkeley
In the days ahead, check on people living alone and watch for signs of heat illness.

In case you missed it

Armed carjacking attempt on Fourth Street in Berkeley
A man brandished a gun at a woman and tried to take her car keys, police said. She managed to foil his plans.
Fireworks started 2-acre grass fire in Berkeley-Oakland hills
Firefighters were able to put out the blaze quickly with an “aggressive fire attack,” BFD said. Authorities are investigating how it started.

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