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 [...]
By Pamela Drake It is one of the features of life today in Oakland that bus stops the community needs disappear without explanation, and residents find themselves having to join forces and complain for [...]
Eastbay Assemblymember Rob Bonta, joined by immigrant, civil rights, and labor group, is backing legislation to address controversial deportation tactics by Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) that continue to thrust local law enforcement into the [...]
Courtesy of Rafu Noted artist and peace activist Iwao Lewis Suzuki passed away recently at the age of 95. “With more than 30 family, friends, and family of friends in attendance, we had [...]
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 [...]