About 100 South Berkeley residents showed up to a town hall organized by Councilman Ben Bartlett to discuss a homeless activist encampment and its demands for a portable bathroom.
Housing and homelessness, climate change and Berkeley’s sanctuary city status were central themes in Mayor Jesse Arreguín’s first State of the City address Monday.
UC Berkeley's plan to build housing in People's Park is not the first time the university has proposed to interfere with the historic site, and we will rise up in protest again.
Berkeley, already among the most expensive places to build in the East Bay, just raised the price tag for developers who do not include affordable units on site.
After ousting it from several previous sites, the city has allowed the First They Came for the Homeless camp to stay at the Berkeley-Oakland border for several months.
The Berkeley City Council voted Tuesday night to put $400,000 toward an ambitious new shelter program estimated to cost more than $2 million each year to run.
Seven individuals talk about how they get food and what they eat living on the streets of Berkeley.
Berkeley residents with disabilities, including an increasing number of homeless people, rely on Easy Does It's emergency services, including its unusual wheelchair repair program.
It may be the first such city-university project in the country: building supportive housing for the homeless. The location? Berkeley's storied People's Park.
Women and families without permanent housing can eat and relax at the Women's Daytime Drop-in Center and escape from some of the stresses of the street.
Despite progress, Berkeley still falls far short of providing housing for the nearly 1,000 homeless people in the city.
For the second year, Berkeleyside joins the SF Homeless Project and dedicates a day of coverage to homelessness.
A new report breaks down the projected costs of each piece of the ambitious homelessness plan, and puts forth recommendations for the elements to prioritize.