The state has moved Alameda County to the red tier, allowing schools to reopen.BUSD should start with a hybrid approach, combining virtual and in-person instruction, and expand from there.
Writers can submit pieces by Oct. 7. Berkeleyside will publish up to two for each side.
I made a spontaneous decision that’s had incredible consequences for me, my friends, the department and officers I love.
If Berkeley Police Department wants to distinguish itself from the vile practices of the Minneapolis Police Department, it needs to address racism and racial bias within its own department.
Honoring Black life requires more than platitudes and passive promises.
The changes needed to save our planet are deep and fundamental. We have made great strides but must work together to do more.
We need to devote our limited resources to covering the coronavirus outbreak and its impact on our community.
The city of Berkeley will help businesses and artists impacted by the coronavirus and is taking steps to help the homeless, seniors, and single parents, among others.
Check in with them and offer to pick up groceries and medicines. Call to say hello. Teach them how to use the internet to communicate with their doctor.
Buy local. Get coffee from your favorite coffee shop. Commemorate special occasions with flowers from the neighborhood florist. Encourage your children to buy goods that are manufactured locally.
The outbreak of COVID-19 is now a global pandemic. People should take it seriously, yet also be wary of alarmist panic.
COVID-19 is also threatening a local economic crisis, which may affect the viability of Berkeley's small businesses. Here are some steps we can take to help out.