Police increased patrols near Emerson Elementary School in Berkeley on Wednesday morning after a man approached a child to ask for sex at a nearby coffee shop, according to the school principal.
Lights could go out at John Muir and Emerson elementary schools, both in the Elmwood neighborhood.
The federal judge rejected the defense argument that Amer Alhaggagi was an Internet troll who had been joking around when he talked about setting off bombs and killing 10K people.
Amer Alhaggagi has admitted to opening social media accounts for ISIS and planning bombings and fires around Berkeley. His attorneys say he was just kidding around.
Young students from at least two Berkeley elementary schools took part in off-campus marches Friday morning to mark Martin Luther King Jr. Day.
Police say an elementary school student admitted to having a loaded gun after apparently finding it in the neighborhood.