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.
It was Berkeley’s second shooting of the day. Just before 4 p.m., a person was shot near the Seabreeze homeless encampment at University Avenue and I-80.
Community volunteers and census workers say the U.S. Census Bureau’s count has a host of planning issues.
Six months into the coronavirus pandemic, which has seen an increase in homeless campsites around town, Berkeley is stepping up efforts to tackle problematic behavior and firming up plans for its first sanctioned camp.
Berkeley could lease two parcels on University Avenue and Frontage Road from the state for $1 for the project.
A fire at the camp across from the Seabreeze market sent someone to a medical center Thursday afternoon.