Berkeley should emulate what the Victorians did — redirect all homeless aid to private sector control, such as the Salvation Army, Catholic Charities or Richmond Rescue.
On the eve of the closure of Berkeley’s winter homeless shelter at 1231 Second St., the city received an anonymous $15,000 donation to keep it running for at least another month.
The Pathways Project includes short-term measures — including two new living facilities — and a long-term plan for ending homelessness in Berkeley.
The man who believed in saying hateful things to get to know people worked at the New York Times before becoming happily homeless for decades in Berkeley.
Over the last two years, the city of Berkeley has been moving from an emergency services approach to homelessness to one that's focused on getting people into long-term housing.
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.