A federal judge reduced the sentence because there was insufficient proof Amer Alhaggagi intended to harm the U.S. government.
The BB gun had a “steel slide and polymer frame” and “all the visible markings of a real handgun,” police said.
The district is relying on its new twice-weekly testing regimen and is giving two KN95 masks to all staff and students.
Committed to keeping schools open, the district is ramping up testing and passed a booster-or-test policy that take effect Feb. 25.
Prompted by Berkeleyside’s investigation into sexual misconduct allegations against a Berkeley High teacher, Wicks is considering changes to the California Public Records Act and Education Code.
The suit argues that the Berkeley school district’s inaction reveals a pattern of protecting “predators over students.”
The bands are playing their first concerts since the start of the pandemic at the Berkeley High School Little Theatre.
At least five students have tested positive for COVID-19 and more than 700 people have been identified as close contacts in connection with an outbreak associated with a Berkeley High sports team.
In 1990, Berkeley High became one of the first schools in the nation to require ethnic studies. With the state following suit earlier this month, BUSD plans to expand ethnic studies to all grade levels.
The men were “looking for a particular student,” according to an email BHS Principal Juan Raygoza sent to the school community Friday night.
A Berkeley High student gave a harrowing account of what happened when she tried to report her sexual assault in 2019, hoping to spur action.
With schools shut, yearbook staff were tasked with the impossible: commemorating a year at home.