The school district reversed an earlier decision to make a new operations building part of an incoming parking garage structure on Milvia Street.
Hired in 1994 to teach special programs at Berkeley High, he became known as the “Name Man” because, once he met students, he never forgot their names.
The 16-year-old Berkeley High student pleaded guilty to a felony crime and his sentence includes time in a rehabilitation facility.
“He was just always that steady rock,” one friend said of Bubacarr Kora. “He’s that person who would always be there for you.”
Following a classmate’s death, five students called on the City Council to prioritize funding student mental health programs. “We were converting our grief into something meaningful,” one said.
The sexual assault occurred during school hours, police said.
A recent Sacramento State grad, Brandon Bailey became the first person in his family to graduate from college.
A BHS student who amassed parts to build explosives and assault rifles got them legally, police say, and was not ready to carry out an attack.
Police say they seized “parts to explosives and assault rifles, several knives” and other concerning materials at the boy’s Berkeley home.
The longest-running high school rowing program in Northern California heads to the Scholastic Rowing Association of America national championships.
They have been charged with a carjacking in Daly City and are tied to carjackings in San Francisco, Oakland and Livermore, authorities say.
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.