On Thursday, eight Berkeley restaurants have committed to giving at least 15% of their proceeds to BUSD's gardening and cooking program.
Cookbook author and food activist Bryant Terry talked about his roots and urged students to get engaged around food security issues.
Officials voted Tuesday night to step up the fight against sugary drinks in Berkeley.
BUSD's beleaguered cooking and gardening program will see a welcome injection of funds from the soda tax.
A new Berkeley "panel of experts" charged with allocating money collected from the city's new soda tax met for the first time Tuesday night.
Berkeley's soda tax generated $116,000 in revenue in its first month of operation, city officials and advocates said Monday.
While an "alcohol-alternative" bar is coming to Berkeley, a straight-up speakeasy has opened in Alameda.
Berkeley public schools' cherished cooking and gardening program is in trouble. Here's how you can help.