“Let’s put forward our best proposal,” said Mayor Jesse Arreguín. “If they accept it, great. If not, we’ll build this facility.”
A small fire struck a homeless encampment near Second Street in West Berkeley early Sunday morning, authorities and community members report.
Council says it will consider the possibility of sanctioned encampments for homeless residents in Berkeley.
Officials have voted to move ahead with plans to open a new “pop-up” homeless shelter at Second and Cedar — despite many unknowns about financing, staffing and logistics.
Council voted Tuesday night to ramp up parking enforcement by adding 15 automated license plate readers to the small pilot program it launched last year.
The discovery of a second set of human remains in a Fourth Street lot long considered to sit outside the boundaries of the West Berkeley Shellmound has some people wondering if Berkeley really knows where the perimeter should be.