Hear an audio dispatch from teacher protests. With educators in Los Angeles preparing to go on strike, Berkeley teachers rallied, chanted and wore their brightest red clothing to support them Friday.
Donald Evans has big goals for the final months of his six-year tenure.
The Measure I project would address classroom space and the stage. Bigger construction — downsizing the historic theater — could come later.
The Berkeley School Board president and her wife were struck by a car while walking in Berkeley just after midnight Friday and are in critical condition at a local hospital, according to police and community members.
The preliminary hearing for the Sacramento assault charges began Dec. 6 and will continue in January.
Karen Hemphill gave a forceful speech and Josh Daniels reflected on his tenure through a data-driven presentation.
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.
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 School Board took the first steps towards revocation Wednesday night, but officials said they hope to avoid following through.
A new state law requires free supplies at schools with high poverty levels, but a Berkeley policy could go further.
A proposal before the School Board this week could bring more climate-change lessons and compost bins into schools.