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.
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.
The AC Boost program is offering down-payment loans of up to $210,000 per household.
From victims’ rights to police accountability, O’Malley leaves a complex legacy. Her decision to not appoint a successor also creates the most open election for DA in decades–maybe ever.
County health officials reviewed COVID-19 death records and found 411 cases that were “clearly not” caused by the disease.
A federal investigation found that the county’s lack of community-based services forces people into inadequate treatment in emergency rooms and Santa Rita Jail.
From outdoor dining to visiting loved ones, we heard from experts about how people should navigate their newfound immunity.
Of the cases Berkeleyside has been able to learn about, most of the individuals who have died were Black, male, age 80 or older, or some combination of those demographics.
Who’s next in line, where to get a shot, and more answers to your questions about getting the COVID-19 vaccine.
COVID-19 risks have prompted a year-long delay in the point-in-time homeless count, a “crucial data source.”