Ernestine Bankston, 85, was identified as the victim in the early morning fire, the coroner’s office reported.
The housing and services hub at 2012 Berkeley Way is set to open in May 2022.
Dry thunder and lightning expected in Berkeley and the East Bay beginning Thursday evening could cause wildfires in the hills, the National Weather Service advised in a Red Flag warning.
Tenants and property owners who need financial support with rent and utilities can apply by the end of September to receive up to 15 months of help.
Twenty-five percent of West Berkeley encampment residents are in hotels, 17% were housed and 25% are still on the streets.
A pedestrian suffered major injuries after being hit by a driver in a van on San Pablo Avenue on Thursday afternoon, police report.
Multiple wildfires are burning in Oregon and Northern California, causing smoke impacts throughout the state.
An air quality advisory has been issued for smoke from Northern California wildfires.
Homeless residents say the sweep was destabilizing in a time when many of them were looking for housing.
“Make time for people, be open to meeting new friends, take care of each other,” Kreycik’s wife Jen Yao said during a press conference Thursday.
A volunteer searching the area found the body of a man matching Philip Kreycik’s description around 2:30 p.m. Tuesday.
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.
The fire did not threaten any structures and firefighters knocked it out in 30 minutes.
White will become city manager for Santa Monica, which has a population of about 90,000 people.
The victim spent one night at the hospital, but may need surgery.
“Much of the monsoonal moisture tracked offshore overnight and did not result in thunderstorm activity for the Bay Area/Central CA coast,” the National Weather Service reported.