Members of the community are working to name the South Branch of the Berkeley Public Library Named for Tarea Hall Pittman. Tarea Hall Pittman, born in 1903, was one of the first Bay Area Civil [...]
District 15 Assembly Candidate Tony Thurmond raised 30 percent more in campaign contributions during the last reporting period than his opponent, Elizabeth Echols, according to reports published by the Secretary of State.District 15 covers parts [...]
By Octavia Sun UC Berkeley is in the midst of a lighting project that aims to conserve energy and save money by replacing light fixtures in buildings across campus.The initiative is a part of the [...]
Congresswoman Barbara Lee has accepted the “Live the Wage” challenge hosted by the Raise the Wage Coalition. “I hope by accepting this challenge, I will bring greater attention to the need to raise the minimum [...]
World Hepatitis Day is an annual event, held on Monday, July 28, is designed to raise awareness and influence real change in disease prevention and access to testing and treatment.
By Brian Rinker Rosevelt Jones never imagined he’d ever have a job. He thought himself destined for a hard life on the streets of Oakland and in and out of jail. That changed when Jones [...]
By Barry Bergman, UC Berkeley News Every art museum needs a frame, and the Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive celebrated a milestone Thursday in the construction of its future home — the placement [...]
By Harry Brill On Tuesday, June 10, the Berkeley City Council voted unanimously to enact Berkeley’s first minimum wage law that covers the vast majority of employees who work in city.
By Cathy Cockrell, UC News In 1942 a young African American Ph.D., David Blackwell, interviewed for a teaching job in UC Berkeley’s math department. He got a job at Berkeley, but not for many years.
Congresswoman Barbara Lee was conferred an Honorary Doctorate of Laws from the American Baptist Seminary of the West (ABSW) during its 143rd commencement ceremony last weekend at the Lakeshore Avenue Baptist Church in Oakland.