The son of vaudeville actors, Harvey was co-president of the Emerson PTA during integration and helped preserve the Elmwood Theatre.
Emerson Elementary School
‘We’ve waited for this a long time’: Berkeley students grades 3-8 go back in person to school
On April 12, students in grades 3-5 went back five days per week and middle schoolers began hybrid learning.
Disney CEO apologizes for ‘Lion King’ fee, says he’ll donate to Berkeley school himself
Walt Disney has waived a $250 fee it previously demanded for a “Lion King” screening at Emerson Elementary after the incident became national news.
Disney tells Berkeley parents they owe $250 for screening ‘The Lion King’
Two Berkeley officials expressed outrage over a copyright infringement case at Emerson Elementary School.
Emerson school sends alert to parents about man asking child ‘for sex’ at Sack’s
Police increased patrols near Emerson Elementary School in Berkeley on Wednesday morning after a man approached a child to ask for sex at a nearby coffee shop, according to the school principal.
Berkeley Unified schools will stay open Monday, but 2 could lose power
Lights could go out at John Muir and Emerson elementary schools, both in the Elmwood neighborhood.
23-year-old man who set up email accounts for ISIS sent to prison for 15+ years
The federal judge rejected the defense argument that Amer Alhaggagi was an Internet troll who had been joking around when he talked about setting off bombs and killing 10K people.
Federal judge considers whether 23-year-old former Berkeley man was a terrorist or internet troll
Amer Alhaggagi has admitted to opening social media accounts for ISIS and planning bombings and fires around Berkeley. His attorneys say he was just kidding around.
Students march for peace, equality to mark MLK Day
Young students from at least two Berkeley elementary schools took part in off-campus marches Friday morning to mark Martin Luther King Jr. Day.
Emerson Elementary student finds gun, takes it to school
Police say an elementary school student admitted to having a loaded gun after apparently finding it in the neighborhood.
Berkeley School Board primer: Decision time for board on overcrowding
Turning the Berkeley Adult School into a new grade school is being considered as a long-term solution to overcrowding. Photo: Frances Dinkelspiel Turning the Berkeley Adult School into a new grade school is being considered as a long-term solution to overcrowding. Photo: Frances Dinkelspiel The Berkeley schools Board of Education meets tonight, Jan. 14, for a closed session at 6 […]
Years of leaky pipes at Emerson School could see fix soon
Emerson students wrote letters to BUSD maintenance chief Lew Jones asking for help. This drawing, by Oliver, shows a leaking pipe. By Camille Baptista Citing a failure to address significant plumbing problems at Emerson Elementary that date back years, community members pleaded with the Berkeley Unified School Board last Wednesday to ask the district to change […]