A 72-year-old man was arrested Monday for allegedly attacking and slashing at a woman throat after the 55-year-old woman approached to ask him directions to the nearest bus stop at the corner of 19th and Mission. The Examiner has more on the story.
Greta Mart is a Bay Area-based newspaper reporter and freelance writer, and currently a student at the UC Berkeley Graduate School of Journalism. From 2005 to 2012 she was a staff reporter at two community newspapers in WA and CA, and has contributed to several Bay Area and Seattle area newspapers, as well as Pacific Yachting and Italy's Gulliver and La Republicca's D magazines. Greta holds a bachelor's degree from the University of Massachusetts at Boston and studied history at Trinity College in Dublin, Ireland. She lives aboard her sailboat at the Berkeley Marina.More by Greta Mart