Online reports that an ICE agent was seeking student information had people concerned Monday.
Authorities evacuated Berkeley City College on Friday afternoon in connection with the discovery of white powder in a fourth-floor restroom. Three people who used that restroom later said they felt dizzy.
More events around town have been canceled, people are driving to Tahoe and elsewhere in search of clean air, and there is a rush on air masks.
The poor air quality in Berkeley has prompted schools, colleges and outdoor events to shut down.
The Berkeley City Council heard an update on the educational equity plan this week, learning about what has worked and what still needs to be done.
The Police Accountability Board will be responsible for setting priorities for the police and, importantly, promoting policy discussions about what is appropriate for policing.
Berkeley City College students opened a resource center this month that will provide legal and academic counseling to undocumented students and community members.
Berkeley Promise is a new collaboration between the city of Berkeley, the Berkeley Community Fund and Berkeley City College.