The First They Came for the Homeless campers who set up Saturday say the closure of an emergency shelter prompted the decision to pitch tents.
Berkeley's extended emergency shelter will move to the North Berkeley Senior Center for two weeks, then the Frances Albrier Community Center for the next two.
Three years after promising to provide lockers for homeless people to store their belongings, Berkeley has moved ahead with the program for a fraction of the original cost.
The Ninth Street shelter is set to close at the end of August, but the city has money to open it up elsewhere.
When the Ninth St. shelter closes on Aug, 30, 90 people will have to return to the streets. Come to a Tuesday meeting to help identify a new, permanent home for the shelter.
A simple civic day employment program for those experiencing homelessness can increase a sense of self-worth, help build resiliency, and bring in a little cash.
A homeless man who grabbed a woman and pulled her across a downtown Berkeley street early Sunday morning is now in custody, being held on suspicion of kidnapping, robbery and more.
The Pathways navigation center opened two weeks ago and offers wrap-around services and support for 45 homeless people.
The people living in their RVs at the Marina are trying to survive. Many have full-time jobs. Their kids go to Berkeley schools. They need a place to regroup and live peacefully.
With a weeklong reprieve at Hs Lordships up, the RV community has relocated back to its initial spot at the Berkeley Marina.
Three officials, including the mayor, have called a rare special meeting Monday to try to stop the enforcement of laws that prohibit living in vehicles in the Hs Lordships lot.
The Ninth Street "winter shelter" will now stay open until the end of August.