BUSD saw a 14% turnover rate last year despite a $3,000 to $6,500 pay increase from Measure E. Next year, half of the district’s physics teachers will be new.
A male gray whale found early last month has been anchored near Brooks Island and spotted by boaters coming into the Berkeley Marina.
It is Berkeley’s second fatal shooting of the year. Last year, there were no homicides in Berkeley.
An educator who inspired through food, books and unwavering love, Greene embraced local sports teams, loved huskies and Asian philosophies, refused to sit at concerts and left the Midwest and never looked back.
Rebecca Longworth and Joan Howard live in what was once The Jubilee, a rough-and-tumble Oakland lesbian bar through the 1970s and ’80s.
Finding a special gift for moms, dads and grads also supports the tenacious small business owners who kept the doors open when so much closed.
The building has a handsome art deco facade, but if only the facade is kept, an irreplaceable resource of public exhibition space will be lost.