Berkeley Unified has reduced special education services during distance learning. Some parents say this violates federal law.
Three campaigns raised the most money in 2020: for Moe’s Books, Rialto Theaters and a West Berkeley metal shop making plastic face shields for health workers.
Berkeley Unified School District is calling on the state legislature to make teachers among the first people prioritized for the COVID-19 vaccine once it begins rolling out.
More than 300 people at Golden Gate Fields have now tested positive for COVID-19. The racetrack has approximately 540 workers, the state has said.
These business owners switched from building phone booths to sneeze guards, designed a user-friendly testing kiosk and created a “cleanroom” for customers.
Alameda County restaurants have been ordered to close outdoor dining for the third time this year. Diners and restaurant workers are frustrated, resigned, but also understanding.
Hess told Berkeleyside from his ICU bed recently he was looking forward to his next meal at his favorite restaurant, Bette’s Oceanview, where he had eaten more than 8,000 times.
The new guidelines prohibit gatherings with people outside of your household through Jan. 4.
Alameda County, which is in the Bay Area region of the new guidelines, currently has 33% ICU capacity.
With coronavirus cases on the rise, Berkeleyside would like to hear from our readers about the direct impacts of COVID-19.
The track has said 95% of the people who tested positive had no symptoms and that this is likely what allowed the disease to spread so broadly.
It’s unclear what will happen to the 1,200 people currently housed in the hotels once funding runs out.
More than 200 people from the Golden Gate Fields racetrack community have contracted COVID-19, according to a new statement officials released early Friday evening.
More than 100 racetrack workers at Golden Gate Fields tested positive for COVID-19 this week. The city of Berkeley’s total case count spiked overnight from about 920 to 1,050.
Renowned for its fresh dim sum and seafood, the eatery is also a social hub for Oakland’s Chinese community.
After three short weeks, indoor dining is once again closed in Berkeley as the state grapples with a rise in COVID-19 cases and Alameda County return to the purple tier.
It is among 41 counties in the state that are now classified as Tier 1, the purple tier, indicating widespread coronavirus spread.
It’s bad luck to kill an Albatross, but owner Andrew McGee says he hopes to preserve the pub’s people-focused mission if he ever opens a bar again.