Ruth Acty taught in Berkeley Unified School District for 50 years, and was a key part of efforts to integrate school staff in the early 1940s.
August Vollmer has long been lauded for the innovations he brought to policing. But revelations about some of his beliefs are making people reexamine his legacy.
If adopted, a new proposal would make it harder to order curfews in relation to protests, as was done in May.
South Berkeley residents completed work over the weekend on a street mural that spells out the words ‘Reparations Now!’ in giant colorful letters on the block between Prince Street and Ashby Avenue.
Neighbors on Ellis Street in South Berkeley began work today on a street mural which will spell out the words ‘Reparations Now!’ in giant letters on the block between Ashby Avenue and Prince Street.
One of the plaintiffs worked at the Telegraph Avenue store and left after she was told to take off her Black Lives Matter pin.
Berkeley police are trying to identify at least five people who covered the front of the station with graffiti last week during a “defund the police” protest.
Protesters came to support a former employee who quit after she was told to remove a face mask that had “Black Lives Matter” printed on it.
The city of Berkeley painted the red and white mural. In early June, Berkeley High students painted Black Lives Matter in giant yellow letters on Allston Way.
No arrests have been made in connection with the graffiti which BPD said would be cleaned up on Tuesday.
These students helped convince Assemblymember Shirley Weber to sponsor a bill that would overturn Proposition 209, which banned affirmative action in the state. Voters will decide on Proposition 16 Nov. 3.
RogueMark Studios’ Abby VanMuijen hopes gatherings that grew organically signal a new era for the business, one that’s driven by relationships with Berkeley neighbors.