Mendonca sits on the Housing Advisory Commission, has been homeless herself and currently resides in Section 8 housing.
After power was shut off to UC Berkeley and thousands of homes and businesses starting at 11 p.m. on Oct. 9, Berkeleyans found ways to cope.
About 3,500 homes and businesses in Berkeley are without power as of early Thursday.
Nicknamed the "Mayor of Berkeley streets," Diehl was active in Berkeley politics for decades and provided mental health and counseling services to the poor, the homeless, and the mentally ill.
Negotiations are continuing so city officials aren't ready to state where the first site will be. It will not be at the Berkeley Marina, however.
There are 24,000 people in Berkeley who are "food insecure." With the increased space, BFN hopes to reach many of them.
Two men were killed by an Amtrak train as they stood on the tracks and waited for a freight train to pass. It was something they had done dozens of times, but the action went horribly awry Thursday.
T. Christian Miller of ProPublica first wrote about an uninvestigated rape in 2015. The story has been turned into an article, a radio show and a book. Now it's on television.
The collision happened near the Amtrak station off University Avenue.
Fewer of those on the streets are sleeping in doorways, according to a new report.
There's a mystery hacker who's been changing the wording on digital traffic signs in the city. Amusing or dangerous behavior that should be stopped?
The silver metal circles starting popping up on Berkeley sidewalks this summer, but no one seems to know who the creator is.
USS Cal Builders is disputing the charges, saying BART made numerous changes to the plans which led to the delay.
A fire that is believed to have started in a homeless encampment was quickly extinguished by first-responders Monday afternoon.
Bullets “riddled” a car Southside Friday night, according to the Berkeley Police. Two 24-year-old former UC Berkeley students who were minutes away from getting into the 2004 BMW said they “consider ourselves lucky.”
The store sold alcohol to minors three times in the past three years.