Courtesy of Berkeley News Berkeley Law professor and former dean Christopher Edley has launched a nonprofit organization that aims to use education and related social policies to improve young people’s outcomes from early childhood [...]
By Nikolas Zelinski The social media website Nextdoor.com, designed to connect neighbors, is gradually making changes to its website in the wake of intense criticism for creating a cyber network that allows racial profiling [...]
Assemblymembers Tony Thurmond (D-Richmond) and David Chiu (D-San Francisco), representing the California Latino Legislative Caucuses and the California Asian Pacific Islander (API) Legislative Caucus respectively, have joined community organizations to announce the final recipients of [...]
More than 206,000 students applied to attend the University of California as undergraduates in fall 2016, an overall jump of 6.4 percent over fall 2015 and the twelfth consecutive year of record-breaking high numbers of [...]
By Public Affairs, UC Berkeley News In a first, a graphic novelist has been picked as the new national ambassador for Young People’s Literature, and the honor is going to a UC Berkeley graduate [...]
By Sally Douglas Arce It’s remarkable yet true. For 50 years, the Berkeley Community Chorus and Orchestra (BCCO) has provided free concerts. Eugene Jones, an African American who was a firefighter and had [...]
Courtesy of CBS and Post Staff Salvaged steel from the old eastern span of the Bay Bridge has been awarded to five projects for public display, including one at the old Oakland Army Base [...]
The City of Oakland is seeking to sign a new contact with a goat grazing company to reduce fire danger in the Oakland hills. The two and half year contract, signed with a company [...]
The Bay Area Discovery Museum this week was awarded $380,000 from 100Kin10 to fund a mobile engineering lab to serve the Bay Area’s pre-K through fifth grade classrooms.
By Harry Brill Six members of the Berkeley City Council approved on Tuesday, Dec. 8 a major development project in the downtown Shattuck Avenue area, south of University Avenue.