Congresswoman Barbara Lee introduced legislation this week along with Congressmen Tony Cárdenas (D-CA) and Keith Ellison (D-MN) that could make solar energy more accessible to low-income families.
D’Army Bailey, a civil rights activist, judge, attorney, author and actor who founded the National Civil Rights Museum in Memphis, Tennessee, has died. He served on the Berkeley City Council from 1971 until 1973.
By Sarah Yang, UC Berkeley The United Kingdom’s Institute of Physics has awarded its prestigious Isaac Newton Medal and Prize to Eli Yablonovitch, a professor at UC Berkeley’s Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer [...]
By Kadijah Means Editor’s Note: Kadijah Means, outgoing Pharaoh (President) of the Black Student Union at Berkeley High delivered a powerful speech at Berkeley High’s Commencement. Edited for clarity.
The Berkeley Juneteenth Festival, held annually in south Berkeley’s five-block Alcatraz-Adeline corridor, is produced by the Berkeley Juneteenth Association. This year’s festival will be held Sunday, June 21 from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. The [...]
Frank Osborne Brown Jr., an accomplished scientist, engineer, college and high school educator and community activist who served the Berkeley and Oakland communities for over 50 years, passed away on the evening of May 19, [...]
By Sarah Yang, UC Berkeley News UC Berkeley researchers have developed algorithms that enable robots to learn motor tasks through trial and error using a process that more closely approximates the way humans learn, [...]
The City of Berkeley announced this week that it collected $116,000 for the month of March from Measure D, the sugar-sweetened beverage tax that voters passed overwhelmingly last November.
By Cathy Cockrell, UC Berkeley News “This is the proudest moment of my life,” Samira Salim, of Los Angeles, said as she waited for her daughter, Zina, to enter California Memorial Stadium, via its [...]
By Yasmin Anwar, UC Berkeley News The Earth could use a tough litigator like Radhika Kannan, who was just named UC Berkeley’s top graduating senior. She dazzles whether she’s defending the environment or performing a [...]