Postal inspectors confirmed there have been ongoing mail thefts in Berkeley, including as recently as March. Some Westbrae residents believe their mail is simply not being delivered.
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UC proposes ‘admission guarantee’ for transfer students. Would it increase access?
Supporters say a systemwide guarantee would streamline applications for community college students, but some worry they’d no longer be guaranteed to get into their preferred school.
‘Super disappointed’: Lawmakers want UC to enroll more Californians sooner
Enrollment is down at the University of California and the Cal State, which has frustrated lawmakers who gave both systems more money to increase their number of students.
Berkeley labor leader launches state Senate campaign
In her first attempt at running for public office, Kathryn Lybarger, president of the California Labor Federation and AFSCME Local 3299, wants to replace the termed-out Nancy Skinner.
Strikers occupied UC Berkeley chancellor’s office Thursday night, marched on her home Friday morning
About 150 academic workers marched into California Hall Thursday and around 50 stayed overnight, leaving Friday morning.
Thousands of UC Berkeley employees go on strike for better wages, benefits
UC Berkeley instructors, researchers and post-docs are among the 48,000 academic workers across the University of California system on the picket line.
University of California buys $6.5M Berkeley home for its president
University of California President Michael Drake will live and entertain in the $6.5 million Julia Morgan-designed home in the Claremont neighborhood.
Cal remains country’s top public, 4th best university in new rankings
A new national ranking puts UC Berkeley at the top of all public universities in the U.S.
11 years of radical thought and action in Berkeley led to creation of People’s Park
Dozens of protests in support of civil rights, the student movement in France, the Black Panther movement and against the UC Regents set the stage for the creation of the Southside Berkeley park.
Workers at UC Berkeley, other campuses launch 3-day strike
The service worker union, AFSCME 3299, is calling for higher wages. UC Berkeley said campus operations are still running “smoothly” during the strike.
Opinion: Blake Garden must be open to the public more than one weekend day per year
Blake Garden, owned by the UC system, is a beautiful public resource. But many working people cannot benefit from it since the garden is only open one weekend a year.
Opinion: Should the University of California be more like the City of Berkeley?
Janet Napolitano is under fire for findings in the recent performance audit of her President’s Office. Maybe UC should take a leaf out of Berkeley’s auditing practices?