Nineteen-year-old Berkeley High student Anthony Gaines sits inside a room beyond our understanding within his own mind and wonders why one of his best friends, his mentor, and his constant daytime companion of three years [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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.
Brian Crowell, a Berkeley High School history teacher, is locked in a fight with his school and district over the Berkeley Peer Assistance and Review (B-PAR) program, which was originally designed to help underperforming teachers [...]
The First Annual Black History Month Celebration in Berkeley will be held on Saturday, Feb. 8, from 1 p.m. 6 p.m. at the Berkeley Community Theater. Admission is free and open to the public.
On Saturday, December 14th, in conjunction with Blaqline Ent, Comedian Paul Mooney will host his annual charity toy giveaway at the Black Repertory Group’s Birel L. Vaughn Theater, 3201 Adeline St, Berkeley from 10am to [...]
Often called the “scarf lady,” entrepreneur Pherrillia LeBleu started creating infinity scarves three years ago, styling them in multiple ways to complement a woman’s fashion. She sells her Le Bleu’s Circle Scarves in different colors, [...]
When her counselor first told her about Berkeley Youth Alternatives, a non-profit organization that supports underserved youth, Tamisha Bradley wasn’t interested. Having lived in three different foster homes, Bradley, a student at Berkeley High School [...]