The Berkeley Wire: 12.13.16

Berkeley Food Pantry feeds hungry, helps environment (East Bay Times) ATF: No determination yet on cause of deadly warehouse fire (NBC) Bernard Taper, a former Cal journalism professor, dies (Daily Cal) A BAMPFA exhibit shows the impact of Conceptualism (Forbes) Food pantry, county food bank, partner to feed more students (UCB News) An elegy for Caffe Med […]

Before it’s over: ‘Live’ photo gallery of Berkeley election

The election season in Berkeley has been in full swing since just after Labor Day. There have been marches and forums, endorsements and op-eds about the multitude of measures and candidates. Enjoy this photo gallery of all that has been happening in Berkeley. And let’s keep it going: share your photos with us by dropping them into the Berkeleyside […]

The Berkeley Wire: 10.20.16

Physicist Marvin Cohen to receive 2017 Franklin Medal (UCB News) Parks, public works departments appeal to council for more funds (Daily Cal) New Opportunity Lab to focus on policy for poverty, inequality (UCB News) UC Berkeley workers protest, saying many experience food insecurity (KTVU) City Council addresses winter shelter situation (Daily Cal) Getting close to […]

The Berkeley Wire: 07.26.16

NLRB files charge against WeWork after Berkeley complaint (Business Insider) Coroner confirms remains are of missing 22-year old Cal student (Mercury News) Council agrees to divest from private prisons (Daily Cal) Police Review Commission: Timeline of important events (Daily Cal) Car burglaries increase at UC Berkeley (KRON) Do you rely on Berkeleyside for your local news? […]

Photos: Living on the streets of Berkeley

Walk down any street in Berkeley, from the shores of the Marina up to the UC Berkeley campus, and chances are good you will spot someone living on the street. Sometimes they are sleeping. Sometimes they are playing music. Sometimes they are panhandling. On occasion, they are protesting. See full coverage on Berkeleyside of the […]

Berkeley seeks to house those most in need at The Hub

It used to be that those who were homeless in Berkeley had to navigate a complex tangle of services to try to find help. In January, the city launched what it hopes will be a coordinated, collaborative system designed to provide permanent housing to those who need it most and collect data to create a better overall picture of who is seeking aid in the city. One […]