Kids ramped up the pressure on politicians and corporations in the Bay Area and beyond Friday.
As the district recuperates from millions of dollars in budget cuts, officials are pondering three different ballot measures that would support the schools.
Berkeley High has long served as a language laboratory, where teenagers sling slang and slap songs. In a new Berkeleyside Podcast episode, we ask, what comes after hella and hyphy?
Chancellor Carol Christ tells Berkeleyside progress is being made on the university’s housing plans. Also: Buildings that might come down because of seismic issues, and the novel experience of a balanced budget.
A 21-year-old Santa Monica man who used to attend Cal has been charged with stalking two fellow students — choking one of them at a fraternity in 2018 and later telling her he wanted to rape her, according to police.
A UC Berkeley student charged with raping one young woman at his former fraternity in 2017 and forcing another to perform oral sex on him earlier this year must stand trial, a judge ruled Monday.
New shop brings Korean and Japanese skincare and make-up to downtown Berkeley; plus beloved flower shop moves to Cal, and more.
He changed prevailing attitudes of mid-20th-century philosophy and sought to understand enduring and inescapable questions about knowledge, perception and reality,
Exactly 50 years ago, Berkeley Unified integrated all its elementary schools, taking an unprecedented approach. Here, in a special three-part series, is that history, its legacy and the equity issues that remain unsolved.
Berkeley Unified made history by voluntarily integrating its schools 50 years ago this fall. In a special three-part series, Berkeleyside explores that history and its legacy in a very different present-day Berkeley.
While the universal ninth grade is new, efforts to “redesign” Berkeley High in the name of equity are not. In a special three-part series, Berkeleyside examines the then and now.
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.
The judges selected Natalie Orenstein’s three-part series Beyond The Buses which explored the legacy of Berkeley’s unprecedented voluntary school integration.
We sent a Berkeley High photographer to capture the “yellowjacket-proud” celebration at San Pablo Park on Saturday.
Wednesday’s School Board meeting was not only the first for Judy Appel after a long medical leave, but also the first ever for new Superintendent Brent Stephens.
The biennial event is one of the city’s biggest cross-generational community building experiences, especially for black alumni.
Getting the Northbrae playground back up and running is complicated by several factors: insurance, code and the fact that the park is not city property.
“We need about 3-4 people like him,” one park resident said. “He’s trying his best to do everything for people out here.”