A judge said "First They Came for the Homeless" has made plausible claims that Berkeley seized campers' belongings and suppressed their political expression.
It would cost the city nearly $1.2 million to provide 268 shelter beds for people experiencing homelessness this winter, according to papers filed Tuesday in federal court.
By the time BART could have come to evict them Saturday morning, most of the campers had moved off the property on their own.
Council says it will consider the possibility of sanctioned encampments for homeless residents in Berkeley.
The BART Rotunda that stood sentinel in Berkeley for more than 40 years is being torn down to make way for a new entrance to the station.
The encampment's lawsuit against BART and the city of Berkeley will go forward, however.
BART police evicted the camp around 5 a.m. On the opposite side of the BART tracks, the "Here There" camp remains intact.
A temporary restraining order buys the "Here There" camp one more week, but its neighbor camp on the same plot of land could be evicted tonight.
A man was taken to the hospital late Thursday night after two men attacked and robbed him at the Ashby BART station in Berkeley, authorities report.
Patrons using the Downtown Berkeley BART station will have to use another entrance for six to seven months.
Over the next six months, there will be changes to how patrons access BART as the refurbishment of the BART Plaza continues.
Three-dimensional models on view at the Ed Roberts Campus show increased green space, development on the BART parking lot and bike lanes.
A new history of BART by Michael Healy includes details of the fight that eventually assured the train would run under Berkeley’s streets.