Friends and teachers from Berkeley’s Pacific School of Religion — where Mata’afa was studying to be a minister — joined his tight-knit Samoan family and community to honor his life Thursday evening in San Lorenzo.
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Pacific School of Religion startled by anti-Semitic incidents
Someone entered the campus chapel and drew a swastika inside a bible on display. A piece of paper with the words ‘Adolph Hitler’ scribbled on it was tacked onto a nearby bulletin board.
REALM charter school starts year at old Tehiyah site
A construction delay prevented the middle school from moving into its new Berkeley site right away, according to REALM’s director.
REALM consolidates its Berkeley charter schools, hopes to improve finances
The vote, by the Berkeley School Board, takes the possibility of revocation of REALM’s charter off the table for now.
District warns REALM Charter School to shape up — again
REALM Middle School has until April to provide a remedy plan for its fiscal issues, or BUSD could vote to revoke its charter.
Pacific School of Religion plans to lease building to REALM Charter School
The agreement could provide relief during a tumultuous year for both institutions.
Pacific School of Religion won’t tear down buildings, will lease some instead
Instead of building 265 units for seniors, the Pacific School or Religion will lease and sell some of its buildings to meet its mission.
Plan to build apartments on Holy Hill dies due to ‘changes in local political landscape’
Changes in the local political landscape have prompted two groups to nix a project to build 265 apartments for seniors on Holy Hill.
Op-ed: Why the Pacific School of Religion/Mather Holy Hill project is bad for Berkeley
The Mather LifeWays project proposed for the Pacific School of Religion campus and its surroundings has the potential to do great harm to the Northside neighborhood and to Berkeley as a whole. The over-scaled senior housing development would do away with the beloved historic PSR campus, an oasis on the hill. Gone will be the beautiful […]
Pacific School of Religion to build 265-unit senior center
The new project would offer a “continuing care” facility that features apartments, a memory care unit, and nursing facilities for people at the end of their lives.