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.”
Immigration arrests at Santa Rita Jail are down, but county officials and advocates say the sheriff’s cooperation with ICE should end.
It’s unclear what will happen to the 1,200 people currently housed in the hotels once funding runs out.
Eviction moratoriums provide some temporary relief for tenants who can’t pay rent. But everyone from those renters to corporate landlords are still feeling worried about the future.
Registration in Thursday’s Great California ShakeOut earthquake drill is up slightly — but experts look to increase participation.
The Alameda County Superior Court system charges $1 a page, dropping to 50 cents each after five pages, to view court filings. Berkeleyside filed a Public Records Act request to learn more about why that is.
In November, most residents were switched over to the new East Bay Community Energy provider.
Eleven cities participating in East Bay Community Energy will switch over commercial accounts in June, and residential in November.