Healthcare workers are concerned about a shortage of personal protective equipment, especially N95 masks.
The Berkeley Relief Fund will pool $3 million in city funds and funds raised from private and corporate donations to provide emergency grants to local businesses, nonprofits and tenants.
The patient is recovering in isolation, but his experience is another indication that the novel coronavirus is spreading throughout Berkeley.
There’s ample evidence that our community is pulling together, neighbors are checking on each other and ingenious ideas are popping up to prevent isolation. The worst of times is bringing out the best in people.
Three East Bay food and drink businesses have switched up their business models to keep going in the shelter-in-place era.
Places that once served hot meals — and offered seconds — will now hand out boxed meals. Daytime drop-in services are being cut back because of COVID-19. It will also be harder to take a shower and do laundry.
The city plans to launch a $3 million “relief fund” Sunday to help businesses, arts organizations and residential tenants.
Drivers are set to get some relief from several types of parking rules following this week’s regional shelter-in-place order from health officials. Certain rules — like those for street sweeping — are still in effect.
Local restaurants where you can get food during the shelter-in-place order.
BUSD meals are available to anyone 18 or younger. Other groups are working to feed adults.
From a deserted campus through empty streets and a popup food bank, Pete Rosos documents in photographs a city on lockdown.
A running news feed of the latest developments in the East Bay food scene during the pandemic.