COVID-19 risks have prompted a year-long delay in the point-in-time homeless count, a “crucial data source.”
Honoree Mukund Raguram says it’s very much a team effort of the work he does providing health care and case management to unhoused communities in the East Bay.
Berkeley says the initiative means property owners can receive a stable rental income while supporting the health of the community.
A coalition of advocates for Berkeley’s homeless community gathered online to sing, pray and demand justice for the unhoused people.
Unhoused residents and their supporters want the East Bay Municipal Utility District to expand water access for camps.
An Amtrak train hit and killed a 30-year-old man in Berkeley on Nov. 22.
A man police say used a metal bat to try to kill a younger man in September has now been charged with a rape at the Seabreeze homeless camp in August.
Firefighters worked to control a blaze that broke out Monday morning at the West Berkeley homeless encampment near the Seabreeze market.
Berkeley only cleaned up one half of the encampment because of what it says is lack of cooperation from Caltrans and the California Highway Patrol.
Berkeley city workers are on the scene Sunday doing a long-planned cleanup at the Seabreeze homeless encampment by the on-ramp to westbound Interstate 80.
He has had to deal with the “Battle for Berkeley,” homelessness, Trump’s saber-rattling against sanctuary cities and the pandemic.