Sunday, September 24, 2017

Jesse Arreguin Commences His Term as Mayor of Berkeley

Berkeley’s new mayor, Jesse Arreguin, came into office as the city’s first new mayor in fourteen years, as well as its first Latino and youngest mayor. Arreguin previously served two four-year terms on the...

Fire Leaves Oakland Grieving

A fire in an Oakland warehouse left at least 36 people dead and many more missing on Friday, December 2. Fire investigators have yet to determine the cause of the fire at 21st Avenue...

Families File Lawsuit Against BUSD For Interrogation

hool District (BUSD) students and their parent representatives filed a lawsuit on November 16 against BUSD officials on the terms of civil rights violations and damages on behalf of Martin Luther King Jr. Middle...

Pasarow Takes a Leave of Absence

chool community received an email from Berkeley Unified School District (BUSD) Assistant Superintendent Pasquale Scuderi on Monday, December 5, informing them that BHS Principal Sam Pasarow would embark upon an indefinite leave of absence...

BUSD Hosts Forum For Information on Immigration Rights

Longfellow Middle School hosted an immigration rights forum on Tuesday, November 22, to help protect undocumented immigrant families from deportation. The forum, put together by the Berkeley Unified School District (BUSD) Office of Family...

SFBARF Sues City Council

A lawsuit filed by the San Francisco Bay Area Renters’ Federation (SFBARF) accuses the Berkeley City Council of violating California’s Housing Accountability Act (HAA) in recent years. The HAA was created in 1982 and...

Former Math Teacher Passes Away

Heidi Boley, a long-time Berkeley High School employee, drowned while canoeing in the Russian River on October 4. In her time at BHS, Boley heavily impacted the community, and her loss will be felt...

Homeless Encampment Outside of Berkeley High

After an encampment of homeless people was forcibly removed from their location on the Berkeley Civic Center steps on Monday, November 7, they reestablished on the corner of Allston Way and Milvia Street, across...

City Seeks to Improve Accessible Transportation With Bike Share

A new bike share program will place hundreds of bikes at installed local bike stations available to members of the Berkeley community. The Bay Area Bike Share, a local transportation system structured around bike stations...

UC Berkeley Holds Forum

A Berkeley Mayoral Forum took place at University of California (UC) Berkeley’s Wurster Hall on Monday, October 18. The event was hosted and sponsored by the Berkeley Forum, the Daily Californian, the ASUC, and the...