The School Board could vote as soon as Wednesday to replace LeConte with "Sylvia Mendez" — or something else.
We meet some of the team that funds and publishes the 106-year-old Berkeley High Jacket, in spite of the challenges of producing a print newspaper.
A week after announcing plans to build 1K student units in People's Park, Carol Christ said she will push to build on 9 other sites too, and released renderings of the park plans.
The Berkeley Public Schools Fund luncheon on Friday is the biggest fundraiser BUSD schools; it's also traditionally a big celebratory and heartwarming Berkeley community gathering.
The service worker union, AFSCME 3299, is calling for higher wages. UC Berkeley said campus operations are still running "smoothly" during the strike.
Some people who spend time in the storied Berkeley park acknowledge the need for housing but worry about the park's future; others say the plan should not go ahead, period.
A commission of faculty, staff and students said controversial events and violence in 2017 were stoked by "the rise of ultra-conservative rhetoric."
Construction could begin in the summer of 2020 and be completed by 2022. The university said the park is an ideal place because development will address housing and homelessness.
Communing and taking selfies with llamas and therapy dogs proved a popular way for students to decompress during a high-pressure time of year.
The university may build 700 units for students, as well as 100 units for people experiencing homelessness. There would still be a park, although it would be smaller.
The King Middle School teacher is facing a felony charge from a violent Sacramento neo-Nazi rally and counter protest in 2016.
The "Hamilton" star, who came to town this week to support BHS, advised students at his old school to aim for "a rigorous pursuit of being exactly who you are."