Eight people in Santa Rita Jail were handed over to federal immigration agents in 2020, down from 44 in 2019. There have been none in 2021.
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.
A lawyer representing district attorney candidate Pamela Price claims O’Malley’s staff used government email accounts for campaign purposes and coordinated with police unions.
As the top physician in the jail, she oversaw its initial response to the COVID-19 pandemic, which remains a danger as most staff and detainees are unvaccinated.
Bay Area fire officials and weather experts say getting residents to take the alerts seriously is an ongoing challenge — and has never been so important.
The agreement, which must still be approved by a federal judge, would place the sheriff’s office under court supervision for up to 6 years, maybe longer.
In addition to transportation, immigration, and housing, mental health services are needed by many fleeing the Taliban.
A dynamic presence in the Bay Area hip-hop community for over two decades, the prolific Zion-I rapper was remembered during a Sunday celebration.
The AC Boost program is offering down-payment loans of up to $210,000 per household.
The film is directed and produced by Berkeley resident Abby Ginzberg, a Peabody award-winning filmmaker.
The herds are nearly done with their annual munch-fest, which helps clear dry grass and debris from the East Bay hills.