As a newborn baby, he starred in ‘Teaching Teo,’ a mockumentary about ‘politically correct child rearing, Berkeley-lesbian style.’ He grew into a man who was a light in everyone’s life.
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After carjacking of BHS Mountain Bike Team members, community raises $22K
Carjacking is rare in Berkeley and the targeting of BHS students, coaches and their bikes made the incident particularly shocking.
District settles sexual assault lawsuit that sparked Berkeley High walkout
A former student had sued the Berkeley school district for negligence after she said she was assaulted in a classroom three years ago.
Update: Teacher in sexual assault suits has license revoked
Matthew Bissell is no longer allowed to teach in California public schools after a commission permanently revoked his teaching credential.
How the war in Ukraine is being taught in Berkeley schools
History teachers have been fielding questions about Russia’s nuclear capabilities, Putin’s motivations and whether the draft would return if the U.S. joins the war.
Remembering Daniel Dean, Berkeley school counselor who led push for city’s landmarking law
He was also a supportive husband to Berkeley Mayor Shirley Dean, and worked in her political campaigns. He died at 93.
Ka’Dijah Brown, 30, is the Berkeley school board’s youngest president ever
Ka’Dijah Brown, the board’s leader since December, shared her views on racism in Berkeley schools and decisions the board could have made differently.
Gene Ransom, basketball star killed in freeway shooting, was shaped by youth in Berkeley
Ransom, who was shot and killed on I-880 on Friday, was guided by Berkeley mentors and the city’s multicultural spirit.
Berkeley school board considers lifting some COVID restrictions as omicron surge recedes
School board directors discussed lifting outdoor mask mandates and restrictions on field trips. Plus, they discussed a vaccine mandate for staff.
Berkeley High graduate who helped ISIS has sentence cut in half, will be released this year
A federal judge reduced the sentence because there was insufficient proof Amer Alhaggagi intended to harm the U.S. government.
Police: Student who brought replica gun onto BHS campus arrested after large fight downtown
The BB gun had a “steel slide and polymer frame” and “all the visible markings of a real handgun,” police said.
Berkeley schools rely on testing, not contact tracing, to battle omicron surge
The district is relying on its new twice-weekly testing regimen and is giving two KN95 masks to all staff and students.