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Posted inSchools

Berkeley’s asphalt-to-green movement rooted in schools

Sharon Danks, an environmental planner and founding partner of Berkeley’s Bay Tree Design, is a leader in transforming asphalt playgrounds into kid-friendly places replete with ponds, plants, and places to play. This video, produced by Erika Brekke for OnEarth magazine, shows Danks’ transformation of the grounds at Rosa Parks Elementary in Berkeley. It’s a wonderland […]

Posted inArts

Tweeted: Sonia Sotomayor spotted in Berkeley

Supt. Bill Huyett shakes Sonya Sotomayor’s hand/Photo courtesy of Mark Coplan/BUSD It was easy to follow Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor’s travels around Berkeley on Wednesday and Thursday by following Twitter. She visited some classrooms at Rosa Parks Elementary School on Wednesday, presided over a moot court competition at Zellerbach Hall on Wednesday night, visited […]