For Teresa Bateman, writing is “like playing the piano, the more you do it, the better you get at it.”
On Jan. 27, a man called the Bellevue police to identify his daughter as one of the individuals in footage of the vehicle break-ins. He told them that his pastor had seen footage of the Bellevue robberies on the news and recognized his daughter.
Diversity Commissioner Ron Walker presented an award to student Gabriel Cruz as the winner of an essay contest for MLK Jr. Day. Another award was presented to Councilmember Susan Honda by Mayor Jim Ferrell for her work while serving as Council President and Deputy Mayor.