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.
Fewer of those on the streets are sleeping in doorways, according to a new report.
More than 120 people volunteered time on Saturday to help build the tiny homes.
The Berkeley City Council is set to resume meetings Tuesday after a summer recess.
On a recent Saturday, neighbors heard a commotion. Police had arrived, there was shouting and two brothers who'd lived all their lives in a small stucco house on Evelyn Ave. were being forcibly evicted to the street.
A fire that is believed to have started in a homeless encampment was quickly extinguished by first-responders Monday afternoon.
“We need about 3-4 people like him,” one park resident said. “He’s trying his best to do everything for people out here.”
In 2017, Berkeley made it illegal to discriminate against tenants who use housing vouchers. So why are there still so many Craigslist ads flouting that law?
The numbers behind the people living on Berkeley's streets.
For more than 20 years, this volunteer extraordinaire has been preparing and serving free meals, running a quasi post office and handing out supplies to those who sleep on the streets.
The 24-year-old publication is one of more than 100 street newspapers in 34 countries with a combined readership of more than 5 million.
Starting this fall, some unhoused people in Berkeley could spend every day and night in one downtown Berkeley basement without missing a meal, a shower or a full night's sleep.