I joined The Daily Californian in fall 2021 as a general assignment news reporter before moving to the schools and communities beat in spring 2022. From August 2022 to December 2022, I served as deputy editor for the news department. Currently, I am a senior staffer in the news department. You can read my latest articles here.
A developer plans to build some 280 units of student housing in Berkeley beginning in 2024 — fielding support from some and criticism from others who believe that the planned units are not affordable enough. Read more.
In Berkeley, ditching gas stoves isn’t a hot topic or a forlorn proposal. It’s politically feasible, and it’s already here: the city has banned gas lines in new construction since 2020. Read more.
The city of Berkeley is in crisis as it struggles to hire and retain the workers necessary to maintain city operations. Read more.
Yogananda Pittman, who currently serves as the assistant chief of the U.S. Capitol Police, was selected as the new UCPD chief to succeed retiring UCPD Chief Margo Bennett. Read more.
An employee of Berkeley’s Kyakameena Care Center was charged with elder abuse Nov. 23 after allegedly defrauding two residents of the center. Read more.
A sexual battery occurred in a UC Berkeley residence hall Wednesday at approximately 8:45 p.m. Read more.
Multiple gunshots were fired in the North Berkeley hills Thursday morning by suspects who were attempting to steal a catalytic converter, as first reported by The Berkeley Scanner. Read more.
The UC Berkeley Library has announced plans for the long-term reduction of library services due to a reduced budget and smaller workforce, according to a proposal released Monday. Read more.
The University of California system will allow prospective undergraduates to submit their applications one month earlier than in previous admissions cycles, according to a press release from the UC Office of the President. Read more.
UC Berkeley's University Health Services will provide flu vaccines and COVID-19 booster shots equipped against the highly infectious omicron variant to campus students at clinics on Sept. 27, 28 and 30. Read more.