The runoff caused a milky hue due to natural sediment flowing into the streambed.
‘Lobster claws’ test questions land Crowden School principal in hot water
Teachers are quitting and parents are pulling their kids from a private Berkeley music school after the principal was fired in connection with a fill-in-the-blank vocabulary test involving crustacean jokes.
Air quality alert issued as wildfire smoke descends on Bay Area
Air quality is expected to be unhealthy for sensitive groups in much of the Bay Area, and unhealthy for everyone at higher elevations.
Trio to perform traditional folk songs at Berkeley’s new museum of Hungarian culture
Zina Bozzay, who has dedicated her life to preserving traditional Hungarian music, will perform with her folk trio Vadalma Sunday afternoon outside the Orly Museum of Hungarian Culture in Berkeley.
Opinion: Ask Gov. Newsom to say no to SB 9 – it will put people in harm’s way
The zoning bill is a one-size-fits-all state-mandated policy that will put Berkeley at risk.
Gavin Newsom’s recall defense heats up in Berkeley
Democrats are ramping up their defense against the effort to recall Gov. Gavin Newsom with a barrage of text messages and campus canvassing.
Get Berkeleyside T-shirts, tote bags at our new online store
Beautiful Berkeleyside (and Oaklandside) merchandise is now available to buy at the newly launched Cityside store.
California’s housing crisis: Assembly approves zoning bill
The bill returns to the Senate for amendments before heading to Gov. Gavin Newsom’s desk.
The Berkeley Wire: 08.26.19
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