Madame Bovie was a world-famous ballerina before teaching in Berkeley for 30 years.
The work began months ago when a curator at Cal’s Magnes collection was contacted by the vice president’s staff: Was there something in the collection that would be appropriate to hang in the vice president’s mansion?
Desiree Solis and Suhera Nuru, both seniors at Berkeley High, made a video asking the vice president to speak at their graduation next month.
The current owners of the home are concerned landmarking will disrupt the neighborhood.
The city may adjust its laws in order to landmark the Bancroft Way home the vice-president lived in as a child.
Harris attended the school as part of BUSD’s second integrated class in 1970.
The joy was palpable Saturday morning as people honked car horns, danced, yelled and clapped in celebration.
Berkeley’s diversity and progressive values helped shape a leader who stands for equality, empowerment and justice, said Mayor Jesse Arreguín.
What most Americans are just beginning to learn about California’s junior senator, we’ve already seen here for decades. Here are eight ways that California shaped Kamala Harris and that Harris has shaped California.
Harris often talks about her Oakland roots, but the senator was a resident of the Berkeley flats until the age of 12, attending Thousand Oaks Elementary School. Those years were “foundational” she told Berkeleyside.
If you’re a Democratic candidate for president, you can certainly find someone in Berkeley who will donate to your campaign.
Long before she was the vice president-elect, Kamala Harris was a resident of the Berkeley flats and a student at Thousand Oaks.