As of Nov. 30, three people had been killed and 15 wounded in shootings in Berkeley this year. There have been at least 41 confirmed gunfire incidents.
According to BPD, 145 people sustained moderate or serious injuries in 141 crashes in 2021 involving cyclists or pedestrians. Five others died.
From population to housing to racial diversity, these maps show how and where Berkeley has changed the most over the last decade.
With construction costs high, Berkeley is increasingly looking to create affordable housing by buying and fixing up older buildings.
For much of Cal’s history, providing housing for students was not a priority. Troubled finances in the last few decades have hobbled Cal’s efforts to catch up.
We’re raising funds so that the community can benefit from two Report for America positions in our newsroom: a climate reporter and a photo-journalist.
After years of sexual misconduct complaints, the school district signed a gag order allowing Matthew Bissell to quietly resign.
Following the resolution of the case, police released surveillance footage — for the first time — from the most “brazen” of the Berkeley shootings.
Last March, Genevieve Mage saw a 2003 yearbook photo of her colleague Matthew Bissell inappropriately hugging a 17-year-old student. She couldn’t let it go.
Shortly before the suit was filed, a district Title IX investigation found that former chemistry teacher and football coach Matthew Bissell engaged in a years-long pattern of inappropriate behavior.
Chuck Feezel had struggled since childhood with a constellation of physical and mental challenges that required serious psychiatric treatment.
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