A large group of community members and faith leaders marched down University Avenue in Berkeley on Dec. 14 – recognized as “Black Lives Matter Sunday” in churches across the country – with signs that read, [...]
Attorneys in the Alameda County Public Defender’s Office held a rally on Thursday outside of the Rene C. Davidson Courthouse in Oakland to show their solidarity with the Black Lives Matter movement. The lawyers wore [...]
By Judith Scherr More than 100 people came to a raucous Berkeley City Council meeting Tuesday to vent their anger at what they said was police use of excessive force at Dec. 6 protests against [...]
By Ron Busby, Sr., President of U.S. Black Chamber of Commerce This one is different. We didn’t see George Zimmerman kill Trayvon Martin or Darren Wilson murder Michael Brown. Having only the perpetrators’ [...]
Berkeley High School students walked out Wednesday and marched to the Campanile at UC Berkeley to protest police brutality and in solidarity with the burgeoning “Black lives matter” movement.
By Jane Fong I interviewed Richie Smith as she passed by our signature-gathering table – a long time resident of Berkeley – to discover the reason why the Berkeley Community is signing petitions to rename [...]
The Big Game on Saturday at Memorial Stadium, University of California, Berkeley, will honor our nation’s military and pay special tribute to Alameda County’s 77,000 veterans in celebration of Armed Forces Day.
Most people would consider Ralph Walker a model Berkeley High School alumnus. He ran track for two years when he was a student at BHS, graduating in 1971. He later worked as an assistant [...]
By Gretchen Kell, UC Berkeley News At a time when wars are winding down in Afghanistan and Iraq, UC Berkeley’s student-veterans program is expanding to accommodate an anticipated increase in the number of veterans expected [...]
In a race between two Democrats, Tony Thurmond beat Elizabeth Echols with 54 percent of the vote for the 15th District of the California Assembly. District 15 includes 11 cities between the southern edges of [...]