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Posted inCommunity, Crime & Safety, Schools

Scholarship awarded in honor of child killed in Berkeley

Daniela Milian-Cavenecia, a junior at UC Berkeley, has been awarded the first Zachary Michael Cruz Memorial Scholarship, which was established to preserve the memory of Zachary Cruz, who was run over and killed by a truck on a crosswalk in Berkeley in 2009 when he was five years old. Frank Cruz, Zachary’s father, said he is thrilled […]

Posted inCommunity, Crime & Safety, Schools

Malcolm X parents raise concerns over pedestrian safety

Perhaps it’s because this particular school is located on a state highway, or perhaps it’s because one of its six-year-old students was run over on a crosswalk next to the school three years ago. Most likely both factors have contributed to a strong feeling among many parents at Malcolm X Elementary School that pedestrian safety […]