2020 General Election: Biden Defeats Trump, Democrats Retain Control of House
Monday, November 16, 2020 After five days of contentious ballot counting, Joseph R. Biden Jr. was elected as America’s 46th president with 273 electoral college votes.
Residents Evacuate and Parks Close Due to Berkeley Hills Fire Risk
Sunday, November 15, 2020 Red flag warnings in October encouraged residents in the Berkeley Hills to prepare for fires and clear their surroundings of potentially dangerous and flammable vegetation.
Berkeley to Remain Closed as County Middle and High Schools are Cleared to Reopen
Thursday, November 12, 2020 Although the November 9 reopening date has passed, BUSD continues to make plans for reopening middle and high schools.
Seniors Reconsider College Plans Due to COVID-19
Wednesday, November 11, 2020 Economic, academic, and health-related decisions pose difficulties for seniors navigating the college application process from home.
BHS Leadership Considers Virtual Options for Spirit Week
Tuesday, November 10, 2020 While some have high hopes for a virtual version of Spirit Week, others are concerned that it may lack student enthusiasm and engagement.
Arreguín Reelected as Mayor, Babbitt and Vasudeo to Fill School Board Seats
Tuesday, November 10, 2020 Mayor Jesse Arreguín received 64 percent of the vote under the new ranked choice voting system.
Head-Royce School in Oakland Reopens for Grades K-5
Saturday, November 7, 2020 Already over two weeks into their tentative on-campus reopening, Head-Royce could provide a valuable model for other Bay Area schools to follow.
‘Know Your Rights’ Workshop Emphasizes Legal Awareness for Students
Thursday, November 5, 2020 The seminar covered laws like Title IX and Title VI, and informed students on the rights they have at school.
What are Berkeley Middle Schools Doing to Support Students?
Monday, November 2, 2020 BUSD has found new ways to engage with middle school students through online resources, after school programs, community building, and even cooking classes.