With the school district and union still struggling to reach a contract agreement, teachers stayed home to ramp up the pressure.
As downtown Berkeley streets are reconfigured, the city is asking the public to weigh in on what one of the revamped stretches should be called.
Electricity has been restored for most of Alameda County too.
PG&E gave the "all clear" to begin restoration in Alameda County at 3 p.m. But UC Berkeley has canceled classes for Friday.
Hundreds of Twitter users accused the city of telling residents with disabilities to fend for themselves during the outage. Berkeley says that doesn't reflect what's happening on the ground.
Swaths of Northern California are already in the dark. North Berkeley and the hills could be affected this evening.
Service between Ashby and El Cerrito in the Warm Springs, Richmond and Millbrae directions were suspended Wednesday morning.
Some classes have started using a pricey product that locks students' cellphones away in a pouch that stays by the teenagers' sides.
The utility said it has decided to implement the "public safety power shutoff" it began warning about Monday.
Engineers found that the North Berkeley school could sustain major structural damage during an earthquake.
"It's a miracle that we have a film," said the Frame of Mind founder on her Dalai Lama documentary.
The outage began around 7:30 a.m. Sunday and power was restored by 11 a.m.
The green infrastructure project is part of a $4 million effort across the East Bay to clean dirty rainwater.
The 101-year-old McGee Avenue Baptist Church is finally able to restore eight vacant apartments.
Kids ramped up the pressure on politicians and corporations in the Bay Area and beyond Friday.
The first big teacher rally of the school year was part dance party, part protest.