Special to The Post A group of parents of 43 disappeared students and surviving students from the teachers’ school, “Raúl Isidro Burgos” of Ayotzinapa, Mexico, will be in Berkeley this week. &nb
The subject of mental illness has been taboo in the African American community for too long. Too often these issues have been locked behind closed doors, viewed as “family business.” Many people misunderstand what a [...]
Assemblymember Tony Thurmond (D-Richmond) has recognized Ying Lee, former Berkeley City Councilmember and tireless social justice activist, as the 15th Assembly District’s Women’s History Month awardee.
The East Bay Municipal Utility District (EBMUD) is asking the public to cut back water use even further from 10 percent in 2014 to 15 percent in 2015, because of the continued drought.
By Troy Williams African Americans represent approximately 20 percent of the men and women in the Army and Marines, and 17 percent of the Air Force and Navy, according to the Military Times. However, [...]
Alameda County Supervisor Keith Carson spoke recently to a group of kindergarteners and parent champions at the “It’s Up to All of Us” Campaign Kick-off in honor of Zachary Cruz Pedestrian Safety Month, which took [...]
By Sarah Yang, UC Berkeley News Taking inspiration from nature, UC Berkeley engineers have created an ultra-thin film that can shift colors as easily as a chameleon’s skin when pulled or twisted. <
Willie Mae “Big Mama” Thornton, arguably the greatest blues woman of the second half of the 20th century, was alternately tough and tender whether singing on stage and on records, or interacting with musical and [...]
A financial education, entrepreneurship and college preparatory conference for students and Money Management Workshops for parents was held Saturday, March 7 at UC Berkeley, hosted by Life Courses Inc. The 2015 one-day Youth Education Conference [...]
Alameda County and other California counties have begun receiving millions of dollars a year to partially offset the state decision to save money by shifting many inmates from state prisons to local jails.