By Jane Fong I interviewed Richie Smith as she passed by our signature-gathering table – a long time resident of Berkeley – to discover the reason why the Berkeley Community is signing petitions to rename [...]
The Big Game on Saturday at Memorial Stadium, University of California, Berkeley, will honor our nation’s military and pay special tribute to Alameda County’s 77,000 veterans in celebration of Armed Forces Day.
Long time residents who are supporters of Berkeley’s Measure D soda tax are upset over the tactics used by way “No on D” campaign, which is utilizing saturation advertising at the North Berkeley and Ashby [...]
Alameda County officials are reminding voters that Election Day is Tuesday, Nov. 4 after the county’s registrar of voters sent return envelopes that say, “Election Day is November 5, 2014” to 27,000 Berkeley voters. All [...]
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.