The 9-year-old, who was hit by a taxi March 8 while on a Claremont Avenue crosswalk with her mother, rode in a shiny red fire truck, courtesy of Engine Company 3 of the Berkeley Fire Department.
This month, John Muir Elementary School is marking the school’s remarkable centennial anniversary with two days of activities.
The father of a 9-year-old girl struck by a taxi in a crosswalk last week was among a small contingent of parents and administrators from John Muir Elementary School who asked the Berkeley City Council for pedestrian safety improvements in the area Tuesday.
Update, March 12: In just two days, 120 people have raised more than $10,000 for the fourth-grader, whose legs were broken after she was hit by a taxi in a crosswalk in Berkeley. The campaign has increased the goal to $15,000.
A fourth-grade girl from John Muir Elementary School was hit by a car Tuesday night in a crosswalk on Claremont Avenue that parents have long complained is poorly lit and needs the city’s attention.
Mark Anderson, who is serving a 27-year prison sentence, attended John Muir Elementary School and enjoyed many favorite childhood haunts in the Claremont neighborhood.
Berkeley High alumni Andy Samberg, Jorma Taccone and Akiva Schaffer (aka, comedy group The Lonely Island) returned to Berkeley High School a week ago Sunday to shoot footage for a project that aims to chronicle their lives in Berkeley.
A fifth grader at John Muir Elementary School in Berkeley was honored in his classroom yesterday by the Berkeley police for his “eagle eye and his quick, decisive response” in helping search teams find a missing senior citizen with dementia last week.
By Julia Hannafin
Berkeley schools are making a renewed commitment to recycling and composting after efforts slacked off over the past five years.
Sandy Friedland, who walks all around Berkeley, spotted an unusual sight Saturday on her early morning stroll.
The Berkeley Public Education Foundation (BPEF) announced this week a record total of $244,000 in grants funding over 400 teachers in Berkeley public schools.