Pete Engelhart has been crafting bells, bangers and clangers with distinct personalities since the mid-’70s. You’ve heard them in the music of the Grateful Dead and Led Zeppelin and in the soundtracks of ‘Wall-E’ and ‘Tenet.’
Pair arrested on suspicion of copper wire theft at Pacific Steel Casting
Berkeley police officers arrested a man and woman Monday morning after catching them stripping copper wire at Pacific Steel Casting, authorities report.
Berkeley’s Pathways homeless shelter has helped 20 people find homes in 3 months
While the clients at the center were screened for their willingness to look hard for homes, the plethora of services has also helped many get off the streets.
New navigation center is already full; 5 homeless have found permanent housing
The Pathways navigation center opened two weeks ago and offers wrap-around services and support for 45 homeless people.
Berkeley celebrates opening of $2.4M homeless navigation center
Residents at the new West Berkeley shelter will have 24/7 access, showers, laundry facilities, the ability to bring pets and store their belongings on site.
Woman stuck in West Berkeley train tracks released just in time
Service providers from Easy Does It, which works with Berkeley residents in wheelchairs, recalled the harrowing morning.
Pathways homeless center to open June 23; tiny houses cut due to cash shortfall
Volunteers spent the weekend in West Berkeley sprucing up the city’s new Pathways center to prep it for its scheduled opening June 23. See how plans have changed.
Berkeley winter homeless shelter plans uncertain, but costs could be substantial
It would cost the city nearly $1.2 million to provide 268 shelter beds for people experiencing homelessness this winter, according to papers filed Tuesday in federal court.
Early morning fire hits West Berkeley homeless camp
A small fire struck a homeless encampment near Second Street in West Berkeley early Sunday morning, authorities and community members report.
Could sanctioned homeless camps be headed for Berkeley?
Council says it will consider the possibility of sanctioned encampments for homeless residents in Berkeley.
New West Berkeley homeless shelter approved at Second, Cedar
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.
Mayor: New budget is city’s ‘biggest investment’ ever to end homelessness
The Berkeley City Council voted Tuesday night to put $400,000 toward an ambitious new shelter program estimated to cost more than $2 million each year to run.