By Public Affairs, UC Berkeley News While the U.S. economy rebounds, persistent low wages are costing taxpayers approximately $153 billion every year in public support to working families, including $25 billion at the state level, [...]
Students at Malcolm X Elementary School in Berkeley are gaining some important life lessons, learning the elements of getting their hands dirty in a garden and then producing healthy food.
The Alameda County Arts Commission invites County residents to submit nominations for the 2015 Alameda County Arts Leadership Awards. This annual program enables the Alameda County Arts Commission to recognize five individuals, one from [...]
Oakland native Alana Banks is running for student government at UC Berkeley. She seeks to represent the campus’ Black and queer communities. Her candidacy for the Associated Students of the University of California (ASUC) is [...]
By Anne Brice, UC Berkeley News A national debate champion from Oakland is slated to attend UC Berkeley in the fall. But he wasn’t always at the top of his game. As ABC reported just [...]
The Berkeley Board of Library Trustees will make a decision on renaming the South Branch Library after Tarea Hall Pittman at this month’s meeting, determining the outcome of a three-year-long, grassroots campaign. The effort to [...]
Friends and family of 43 missing university students, “normalistas,” spoke at UC Berkeley last Friday, part of a tour throughout the United States to spread word about the mass kidnapping that has been rocking Mexico [...]
Each year, the East Bay Regional Park District hires more than 400 young people to work in parks, offices and visitor centers. Opportunities include: summer and academic internships working in administration, public safety, operations, finance, [...]
Berkeley this week officially launched the HERO Property Assessed Clean Energy (PACE) Program, which enables homeowners and commercial property owners to make energy- and water-efficiency improvements and pay them off through their property tax bill.
In the Bay Area, Bike to Work Day will celebrate its 21st birthday on May 14 with a nine-county-wide party on wheels. On Bike to Work Day, tens of thousands of new and seasoned riders [...]