By Cathy Cockrell, UC Berkeley News UC Berkeley job applicants who have prior conviction histories will find it easier to be considered on the merits of their knowledge and experience, under a policy that [...]
By Gretchen Kell, UC Berkeley News Bleeding profusely in a medic’s arms, 19-year-old U.S. Marine Lance Cpl. Brian Vargas felt his life slipping away. It was Jan. 17, 2007, in Iraq’s Triangle of Death, [...]
The Barbara Lee & Elihu Harris Lecture Series will feature a celebration of four women voting rights activists of 1965, Saturday, May 14, at Allen Temple Baptist Church, 8501 International Blvd in Oakland.
By Robert Sanders, UC Berkeley News A UC Berkeley study of homeless youth living on the streets of San Francisco found that they have a 10 times higher mortality rate than their peers, mostly [...]
By Anne Brice, UC Berkeley News About 100 students, staff, faculty and community members gathered for this year’s Take Back the Night at UC Berkeley. The annual event, dedicated to empowering survivors and allies [...]
By Harry Brill Governor Brown just signed a minimum wage bill that was enthusiastically greeted by many progressive organizations. Among the enthusiasts is the California Federation of Labor, which is the umbrella organization for [...]
Former East Bay Assemblymember Sandré Swanson’s campaign for State Senate District 9 has announced that he has earned the support of Berkeley Councilmembers Maxwell Anderson, Kriss Worthington and Jesse Arreguin.
More than six weeks after a calling for a boycott on guest speakers at UC Berkeley, the university’s largest employee union, AFSCME 3299, and university have reached an agreement that will mean that 100 subcontracted [...]
The Ephesian Church of God in Christ in Berkeley has selected Bishop Johnathan D. Logan Sr. as the church’s new pastor and the Northern California Second Jurisdiction’s new bishop.
By Yasmin Anwar, UC Berkeley News Ben Bagdikian, former dean of the UC Berkeley Graduate School of Journalism and award-winning journalist, author and media critic, died March 11 at his home in Berkeley. He [...]