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.
A Cal student charged in a high-profile vandalism case near campus last year has raised nearly $80,000, to help his family afford housing, after the LA Times profiled him Sunday.
“This rally, and its hateful rhetoric, is not welcome in Berkeley,” Berkeley Mayor Jesse Arreguín said.
An Alameda County sheriff’s office link on Twitter to a prominent white supremacist’s press conference late Monday night prompted concern and raised questions online.
Two students police tied to vandalism and anarchist graffiti near Cal were captured on camera spray painting, and found with paint stains on their hands, authorities said.