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.
By Camille Baptista
School started Wednesday for more than 9,400 students in Berkeley’s 11 elementary schools, three middle schools, and two high schools.
About 75 people rallied on the corner of Telegraph Avenue and Derby Street in Berkeley Sunday afternoon to convince the City Council to put a pool bond measure on the November ballot.
By 8:15, the asphalt playing field of Emerson Elementary School in south Berkeley was filled with nervous kindergarteners, anxious (and happy) parents, and delighted kids, all gathered for an all-school rally before the first day of classes.