The federal judge rejected the defense argument that Amer Alhaggagi was an Internet troll who had been joking around when he talked about setting off bombs and killing 10K people.
Berkeley school news — in brief.
Amer Alhaggagi has admitted to opening social media accounts for ISIS and planning bombings and fires around Berkeley. His attorneys say he was just kidding around.
Martin Luther King Jr. Civic Center Park was filled with police, firefighters and people who said they witnessed the fight Thursday morning.
At Growing Leaders, Willard Middle School students learn to garden, cook and sell 600 meals each month.
Proposed staffing cuts have brought up larger questions about who the programs should be serving, and to what end.
Enrollment has plummeted at Berkeley’s continuation high school. Families and staff say the district should focus on boosting enrollment, not cutting resources at BTA.
Berkeley Promise is a new collaboration between the city of Berkeley, the Berkeley Community Fund and Berkeley City College.
A young man from Richmond found guilty of fatally stabbing a 72-year-old woman in South Berkeley after a wedding in 2014 was sentenced to 21 years to life in prison Friday.
Here’s what’s on the agenda at tonight’s Berkeley School Board meeting.
A Berkeley forum tackles the legacy of slavery on African-Americans’ relationship with food production, food insecurity, and the whiteness of the food justice movement, among many other topics.
A 20-year-old man accused of murder with special circumstances was ordered Wednesday morning by an Alameda County Superior Court judge to face nearly all of the charges filed against him as the case moves ahead to trial.
Judge Rhonda Burgess dismissed one count and one special circumstance related to rape allegations, and said the prosecution had not presented sufficient evidence to support those charges.