The California Nurses Association (CNA) has endorsed former East Bay Assemblymember Sandré Swanson for State Senate. The CNA’s support follows recent endorsements by East Bay leaders and labor groups, including the California School Employees [...]
By Sarah Yang, UC Berkeley News Not long after Berkeley became the first city in the country to levy an excise tax on sugar-sweetened beverages, questions arose about whether the move would have its [...]
Assemblymember Tony Thurmond (D-Richmond) has announced the passage of AB 768, a law that will prohibit the use or possession of smokeless tobacco products in California’s five professional baseball stadiums.
Newly revealed data confirms activists’ longtime charge that Berkeley Police racially profile Berkeley’s declining African American population. Berkeley Police disproportionate stop and search Blacks and Latinos for no reason, according to an analysis of [...]
By Sarah Yang, UC News UC Berkeley is leading a $12.3 million project funded by the U.S. Department of Energy to examine the role of epigenetics in allowing plants to survive in drought conditions, [...]
Courtesy of UC Berkeley News “We’re going to have much less privacy in the future,” says Jeffrey MacKie-Mason, UC Berkeley’s new university librarian and chief digital scholarship officer.
Congresswoman Barbara Lee this week has announced $2.25 million in awards from the U.S. Department of Justice’s Community Oriented Policing Services (COPS) program to communities in the East Bay.
“Celebrando Comunidad en la Placita,” is being held for Latinos and the entire Berkeley Community, Sunday, Oct. 11, noon to 4 p.m. in Civic Center Park in Berkeley, hosted by the César Chávez Dolores Huerta [...]
By Robert Sanders, UC Berkeley News In a perfect world, we’d all be as prepared for an earthquake as Jennifer Strauss. In a perfect world, we’d also have an early-warning system to give [...]
Pastor Michael McBride has been appointed to serve on the President’s Advisory Council on Faith-based and Neighborhood Partnerships, designed to bring together faith and neighborhood leaders and experts.