The 16-year-old Berkeley High student pleaded guilty to a felony crime and his sentence includes time in a rehabilitation facility.
Guns at Berkeley High
It took 9 days to arrest suspect in mass shooting plot at Berkeley High. Police explain why
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: 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.
Men ‘flashed’ gun at Berkeley High students Friday, then left campus
The men were “looking for a particular student,” according to an email BHS Principal Juan Raygoza sent to the school community Friday night.
Crime round-up: Robberies, $7,000 cigarette heist, BHS student with gun
Berkeleyside has been collecting notable arrests and details on other public safety incidents in 2019 in response to reader tips and independent research. They appear here along with BPD’s “cases of community interest.”
Berkeley Unified is investigating teacher who showed historic weapon in class
A popular Berkeley High history teacher was placed on administrative leave after he showed an old bazooka to his students.
In wake of Florida shooting, Berkeley School Board approves $2M safety project
BUSD will assess school facilities and install more “Columbine locks,” specialized PA systems and surveillance cameras.
Berkeley police ask for help, video footage, from recent shooting incident
Police are particularly interested in hearing from people who live in the area shots were fired who might have security camera footage from that afternoon.
Berkeley schools, police, city join forces on youth crime
A tree outside the Berkeley Zen Center that became a memorial after one of its members was killed in broad daylight last fall. Authorities say a Berkeley Technology Academy student was responsible for the fatal attack. Photo: Emilie Raguso A tree outside the Berkeley Zen Center that became a memorial after one of its members was killed in broad […]
Berkeley schools implement $2M safety plan
Berkeley High School, which has had reported incidents of guns on campus in the past, will, like all BUSD schools, benefit from new spending on safety improvements. Photo: Wikimedia Commons When gun violence in the school’s neighborhood forced LeConte Elementary School to go on lockdown earlier this month, second grade teacher Pamela Diebel and her […]
Workshop urges action on gun violence around Berkeley
BUSD’s Susan Craig (foreground) adds ideas during workshop on gun violence. Photo: Lance Knobel BUSD’s Susan Craig (foreground) adds ideas during workshop on gun violence. Photo: Lance Knobel Following the recent shootings of former Berkeley students in Oakland, a coalition of groups held a workshop Friday, May 24, to try to figure out ways to reduce […]
Berkeley high school student robbed, weapon involved
Berkeley Technology Academy (BTECH) on MLK Jr Way was on lock-down for approximately 30 minutes on March 13 after a student was robbed and assaulted off campus. Photo: courtesy BUSD A male student at Berkeley Technology Academy high school was robbed and assaulted today at approximately 11:15 a.m. at Milvia and Stuart streets in central Berkeley, […]