Eight teenagers in Oakland and Berkeley talk about how they’ve had to adapt after the shutdown upended their social lives and support systems.
“We’re watching a future disparity in the making,” said one doctor pushing for more transparency.
Advocates hope Alameda County will buy other empty buildings to become housing for unsheltered Oaklanders, too.
The decision on how to spend Measure Q funds comes as activists are calling on local governments to “defund the police.”
The Berkeley School Board on Wednesday approved a general planning framework as the district gets ready for 2020-21.
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The new “urgency ordinance” immediately expands Berkeley’s eviction moratorium, matching county rules.
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In Alameda County, Latinx residents are disproportionately affected by COVID-19. Community groups say information and resources could be more accessible.
At a town hall Wednesday, BUSD leaders painted a more vivid picture of how schools could be structured with kids staying 6 feet apart.
A grim new prediction of California’s education budget has sent BUSD leaders into a state of “despair.”
A King Middle School teacher thought an erroneous social-distancing sign was a teachable moment. She was right.
As BUSD faces major decisions about the fall semester and the end of this school year, district leaders shared ideas and sought parental feedback at a virtual town hall.
Eviction moratoriums provide some temporary relief for tenants who can’t pay rent. But everyone from those renters to corporate landlords are still feeling worried about the future.
The new order goes into effect Monday and lasts until the end of May.
There’s a small concentration of cases in one Berkeley zip code, but the overall number is too low to draw conclusions about infection rates across the city.