BUSD School Board Discusses Graduation, Teacher Healthcare, and Bridge Program
Monday, May 10, 2021 The meeting covered the schedule for graduation, the success of the Bridge Program, and the departure of the associate superintendent.
Berkeley Copwatch Holds Rally on Kayla Moore’s 50th Birthday
Tuesday, May 4, 2021 Black trans woman Kayla Moore, who suffered from schizophrenia, died in 2013 during an interaction with Berkeley police.
World News In Review: Vaccinations
Monday, May 3, 2021 The success of vaccine distribution has varied in speed and effectiveness from country to country, with some nations excelling and others falling behind.
BUSD School Board and Parents Reckon With Reopening
Wednesday, April 28, 2021 The April 14 meeting covered on-campus learning at Berkeley’s elementary and middle schools, as well as the ongoing reopening process at Berkeley High School (BHS).
“They’re Targeting the Spaces That We Need:” Community Rallies to Save People’s Park
Wednesday, April 28, 2021 On Saturday, April 24, community members marched from Walnut Street, in North Berkeley, to People’s Park, in an effort to prevent development in the park.
COVID-19 Vaccine Eligibility Open to Everyone 16 and Up in the US
Wednesday, April 28, 2021 The City of Berkeley Health Officer weighs in on getting vaccinated against COVID-19, and Berkeley High School students share their mixed feelings about the shot.
California Approves Historic Ethnic Studies Curriculum
Tuesday, April 20, 2021 The curriculum has faced controversy for its coverage of certain ethnic groups and historical events.
School Board Meeting Covers Reopening Plans, Anti-Asian Violence
Tuesday, April 20, 2021 The March 24 meeting discussion included school reopening in the fall, possible reopenings later this school year, and the spike in violence against the Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) community.
Berkeley Set to Receive $68 Million in COVID-19 Relief Funds
Tuesday, April 20, 2021 While it is currently unclear where exactly the money will go within the city, budget discussions with city leadership and community input will help provide insight into which areas are most in need.