Roommates, large families, and live-work residents have encountered some challenges accessing tests from the federal government.
According to a forthcoming report, more than 800 unhoused people died in the county over a three-year period, significantly higher than previous estimates.
Fireplaces and fire pits are the largest sources of unhealthy pollution in the winter. Here are the rules and recommendations around burning wood and sparing the air.
Canceled last year for COVID-19 safety concerns, this year’s Point-in-Time assessment “counts more” than any before it, organizers say.
Young unhoused people in Berkeley and surrounding cities will lead the decision-making process about how to use the federal grant.
The AC Boost program is offering down-payment loans of up to $210,000 per household.
The county offers many places to get free COVID-19 vaccinations if you’re unhoused.
A lawsuit settlement required payback for property destroyed during encampment sweeps. Hear from unhoused people who’ve gotten funds, and learn how to collect yours.
A North Oakland bike shop owner got a dream assignment: design a custom ride for an NBA star.
Kane touched an enormous number of lives. He drowned last week, the latest of several recent tragedies involving young Berkeleyans.
The West Oakland organization hopes its emergency services can still lead to more homeless people getting a hot meal and housing.
COVID-19 risks have prompted a year-long delay in the point-in-time homeless count, a “crucial data source.”
Alameda County health providers and emergency responders share how it feels to be first in line, and how the community can think about the vaccine’s safety.
Unhoused residents and their supporters want the East Bay Municipal Utility District to expand water access for camps.
The law, which will come back for final approval Dec. 15, requires only electric infrastructure and appliances in newly built homes, restaurant and shop buildings, and offices.
It’s unclear what will happen to the 1,200 people currently housed in the hotels once funding runs out.