The Berkeley bomb squad is on its way to Cragmont Elementary School to investigate a suspicious package.

As a precaution, the school has been evacuated and nearby streets have been closed, according to Sgt. Mary Kusmiss of the Berkeley Police Department.

Berkeleyside will have more information as it becomes available.

Frances Dinkelspiel, Berkeleyside and CItyside co-founder, is a journalist and author. Her first book, Towers of Gold: How One Jewish Immigrant Named Isaias Hellman...