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Berkeley Mayor Jesse Arreguín hit the campaign trail last week to urge voters to support tax measures O and P to raise money for affordable housing and homeless services. He met with a tough crowd.
The world's longest-running disability film festival, celebrations of Peter Tosh's birthday, songwriter David Berkeley, homelessness resources and, um, the first-ever blockchain-based music festival this weekend.
These inventive performers seized 2 beloved cultural touchstones, Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band and Star Wars, and warped the very fabric of the universe. They play Saturday in Berkeley.
Students who once did well in math are now getting Ds and Fs. BUSD should make a public statement for CSU and UC applicants to allow students to put their math performance in a validated school-wide context.
Learn how to identify and cook seven lesser-known winter squashes. Plus, a list of East Bay restaurants serving savory seasonal squash dishes.
Rashi not only understands the work of government, but she’s also already doing it as a Berkeley commissioner and as a finance manager for a $900M agency in San Francisco.
50 years ago Berkeley voluntarily integrated its schools. Even back then the district recognized that newly diverse classrooms demanded a diverse teaching force. In Part 3 of our deep dive we look at the situation today.
Arguments for Measure O contend it will cost average residents $97 a year. But those with newer houses will pay 3-10 times more over 36 years than older residents because their baseline assessment is much higher.
For your viewing pleasure: Inside a Danish emergency call center, a man trying to escape the plague-ridden Paraguayan backwater, and the history of American socialism told by a nonagenarian farmer.