A seven-bedroom house on Haste Street will offer a bridge between encampment or street living and permanent housing.
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Pizzaman to make 100 pizzas on site at an Oakland homeless encampment
Former Berkeley resident and pizzaiolo Marc Schechter has raised more than $5,000 for homeless advocacy groups and will feed and serve as many unhoused people as he can on Sept. 2.
Berkeley seeks to house those most in need at The Hub
Call takers at The Hub field inquiries about shelter beds, housing and other issues as part of a process to determine who is most in need. Photo: Emilie Raguso It used to be that those who were homeless in Berkeley had to navigate a complex tangle of services to try to find help. In January, the city launched what it hopes […]
FCPC looks into alleged violations by Yes on S supporters
Members of the Fair Campaign Practices Commission review material before their Oct. 25 meeting. Photo: Frances Dinkelspiel The Fair Campaign Practices Commission has decided to investigate whether any campaign laws were broken when the Yes on Measure S campaign paid people from $50 to $100 in cash to pass out campaign material on election day. […]
New talks on homelessness in Berkeley start Thursday
Thursday’s meeting will provide a starting point for discussion on homelessness, proponents say, with an introduction to the causes and state of homelessness from a national, regional and local perspective. Photo: Derrick Coetzee Thursday evening, the Berkeley Task Force on Homelessness will begin a new community-driven process designed to explore homelessness in Berkeley, and how it might be […]
Opponents of Berkeley sitting ban gear up for fight
booma cheema, the director of BOSS, or Building Opportunites for Self-Sufficiency, spoke out against the proposed sitting ban Monday at a CIty Council Agenda Committee meeting. Photo: Frances Dinkelspiel Opponents of Berkeley’s sitting ban launched a counter attack against the proposed ballot initiative Monday, but their plans for a sit-in fizzled. After rejecting the idea […]