A tent-cabin village and a pet-friendly shelter are included in Mayor Jesse Arreguín and Councilwoman Sophie Hahn's plan to address Berkeley's growing homeless population.
Police arrested a 48-year-old man near a homeless encampment on Gilman Street in West Berkeley last week after he was reportedly "slashing tents with a sword" and brandishing the weapon at people inside the tents, authorities report.
City Council has voted to try to find a way to construct buildings made up of tiny stackable units to house those living on Berkeley's streets.
On Feb. 14, Berkeley City Council is set to consider the idea of micro-units to house homeless and very low-income people. Here's a look at one possible prototype.
Berkeleyside joins an early-morning homeless count in Berkeley, part of Alameda County’s 2017 homeless Point-in-Time census and survey.
A 43-year-old man has been charged with attempted murder after police say he tried to set his former girlfriend's tent on fire as she slept, then violently attacked her last week.
A man who has not been identified was found dead outside in the popular Gourmet Ghetto neighborhood Sunday. It may be the latest in a series of troubling deaths on Berkeley streets.
Laura Jadwin was an accomplished landscaper but could not escape the clutches of alcoholism, her sister says.
Homeless activists held a vigil Tuesday for Laura Jadwin who was found dead under a tree on an empty property in downtown Berkeley.
The idea of modular housing units built to house those without homes is set to be considered by the City Council Jan. 24.
The new shelter has storage space, bike racks and takes dogs. Berkeleyside spoke to some of its clients, as well as to others who won't use shelters.
Berkeley Fire Department and California Highway Patrol responded to a fire Sunday morning at the Gilman Street homeless camp.
The body of a homeless woman was found Saturday near Berkeley High School. She appears to have died of exposure.