Tyler Cary was a Ph.D. candidate at UC Davis before he moved to Santa Cruz, then Berkeley.
‘Safe haven’ for people transitioning from homelessness opens in Downtown Berkeley
A seven-bedroom house on Haste Street will offer a bridge between encampment or street living and permanent housing.
‘I hope they don’t call this place a failure’: West Berkeley shelter prepares to close
The future of the Grayson shelter is still undecided, but residents say it helped them get back on their feet.
Court order halts UC Berkeley construction at People’s Park likely until October
UC Berkeley had long planned to begin construction at the park this summer, but has been blocked repeatedly by lawsuits and activists.
‘Mama West,’ beloved street musician and Berkeley resident, dies at 49
People who knew her said she was incredibly kind and a “force to be reckoned with.”
Daytime drop-in center opens in Southside Berkeley
UC Berkeley and the city funded the amenities hub in ongoing efforts to clear People’s Park and make way for construction of student housing.
Half of People’s Park occupants have moved to Rodeway Inn
People are moving into temporary housing as UC Berkeley prepares to build student housing at the park this summer.
People’s Park is listed on the National Register of Historic Places
Preservationists are hoping the listing might persuade UC Berkeley to build housing elsewhere but Cal says it won’t.
Berkeley’s homeless population dropped 5% during the pandemic, report says
There are about 50 fewer homeless people in the city than in 2019, even as Alameda County’s homeless population rose 22%.
First North Berkeley affordable housing in over 30 years, Jordan Court, opens
Tenants began moving into the 34-unit affordable senior housing project in March after being chosen among 1,000 applicants.
800 homeless people died in Alameda County in 3 years
The main causes of death were overdoses and medical conditions, many “preventable,” according to a county report.
West Berkeley homeless occupants have 3 weeks to find housing
Six of the remaining people at the Ashby-Shellmound encampment have disabilities that make it difficult to find housing.