Cheryl Davila nominated a controversial professor to serve as her emergency proxy. Tuesday, several people blasted the choice and others came to the professor's defense.
A female-led mosque that offers a stark departure from orthodox tradition has not been universally welcomed within the Muslim community.
Despite initial resistance, a neighborhood group held its first active-shooter drill in Berkeley. One participant said she now knows what to do if it happened for real.
By purchasing the 10-acre-property at the top of Marin Avenue, Zaytuna College will be able to move its undergraduates there and start a graduate program on Holy Hill.
Instead of building 265 units for seniors, the Pacific School or Religion will lease and sell some of its buildings to meet its mission.
Scores of paramedics and police met Thursday at a Muslim college in North Berkeley to practice how they might respond if gunmen one day target the campus.
Amid preparations to move its campus to a new location north of UC Berkeley, Zaytuna College recently became the first Muslim college in the United States to receive accreditation.
Zaytuna College, America’s first accredited Muslim institution of higher learning, opens its doors today in Berkeley and — given the current brouhaha over a certain Muslim community center hoping to open near New York’s Ground Zero — its founders probably wish they had chosen any other time to make their entrance.