The man hurled two rocks, shattering the window and injuring a man’s shoulder, before he was arrested, police said.
Chuck Feezel had struggled since childhood with a constellation of physical and mental challenges that required serious psychiatric treatment.
Charles Franklin Feezel was taken to Highland Hospital with critical injuries and died 12 days later.
The driver left the area in what police described as a “lowered, dark-color, mid 90’s sedan, with tinted windows (possibly a Nissan Altima).”
Most of the money is for a new Specialized Care Unit that would respond instead of armed police to people in crisis.
Health professionals and Berkeley Unified counselors are bracing for a new wave of students needing mental health care when full-time, in-person school returns in the fall.
As California virus rates improve, lockdown restrictions are easing in group living settings.
Activists gathered to discuss economic and racial inequality, reparations, police violence – and to celebrate accomplishments.
In a community survey, 56% of respondents said mental health was their biggest worry about the pandemic. The city wants to know what people need.
A devastating murder case concluded Friday in Alameda County Superior Court with a judge finding Pablo Gomez Jr. not guilty by reason of insanity and confining the convicted killer to a state mental hospital for decades.
A man wrapped in Christmas lights and covered in feces was detained by police in downtown Berkeley and taken for a psychiatric evaluation on Wednesday afternoon, authorities report.
Ruby Spies and Abby Steckel are asking the city and school district to support the peer health program.