Many generations of Berkeley High students have walked the stage and tossed their caps at the dramatic outdoor venue, but the class of 2019 will graduate elsewhere.
The department is still the only one of its kind at a high school.
A new state law requires free supplies at schools with high poverty levels, but a Berkeley policy could go further.
Students who once did well in math are now getting Ds and Fs. BUSD should make a public statement for CSU and UC applicants to allow students to put their math performance in a validated school-wide context.
Police arrested a young woman and two 17-year-old boys Tuesday afternoon outside Berkeley High on suspicion of robbing a 15-year-old boy, authorities report.
There have been at least six robberies, and two robbery attempts, since Friday, the Berkeley police report. Most took place at knifepoint, though one involved a gun.
Martin Luther King Jr. Civic Center Park was filled with police, firefighters and people who said they witnessed the fight Thursday morning.
The pool was shut down last week after broken equipment fed too much chlorine into the water and caused bad physical reactions.
Some schools are complying with the new law to stock these products, some schools are not. But all middle and high schools should offer free tampons and pads as a courtesy.
People connected to the pool reported cases of hair loss and eye irritation this week. The school says chemical levels are back to normal.
In the adolescent language of sarcasm and self-consciousness, 'Heretics Anonymous' follows teenage characters as they figure out what, and who, they really believe in.
The history of integration at Berkeley schools was in the spotlight this week after a right-wing website accused Kamala Harris of lying and Berkeleyside jumped into the fray.
New state data show the water was found to contain more than 40 times the legal amount of lead, but no students appear to have been exposed to it.