UC Berkeley said it still has an “unwavering” commitment to building student housing in the park.
Homeless residents move to shelters after evictions in Willard, Civic Center parks
About 20 people lived in the two encampments, and around 60% accepted housing offers.
South Berkeley Here There encampment closed after 6 years
Activists, many of whom have passed away, set up the sober camp in 2017 as a protest movement.
James Reagan, beloved community activist, dies at 74
Reagan advocated for homeless services throughout his decades in Berkeley, and was a well-known member of activist communities.
Alameda County will distribute 500 tents to homeless people impacted by the storms
One hundred tents were allocated to North Alameda County, which includes Berkeley, Albany and Emeryville.
Legal battle over People’s Park continues as court hears oral arguments
A final ruling from the court on whether UC Berkeley can resume construction of a student housing project is expected soon, but the decision will likely be appealed.
First Person: Berkeley encampment clearing meant chaos for unhoused people
To initiate a massive encampment sweep at Harrison and Eighth streets, Berkeley police and city staff begin rousting people living in tents and vehicles shortly after 6 a.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 4.
Court ruling could upend Cal’s plan to build on People’s Park
The draft opinion says the UC didn’t adequately explain why other sites weren’t considered for the student housing project.
Memorial honors the hundreds of unhoused people who died in Alameda County this year
A new effort to track every local homeless death has found that unhoused people are five times likelier than others to die.
Coldest East Bay winter in 30 years, but warmer temps on the way
Average temperatures haven’t been this low in Berkeley and Oakland since 1988, according to the National Weather Service.
West Berkeley safe RV parking site to expire when shelter moves to Berkeley Inn
RV residents at the Grayson Street safe parking site are worried they’ll have to move back to the streets by the end of the year.
Fire destroys RV at West Berkeley safe parking site
A woman living in the vehicle at the SPARK safe parking
lot was uninjured.