McGee Avenue Baptist Church and the Bay Area Community Land Trust refurbished units that sat unused for years.
Two men in their 20s were robbed at gunpoint early Sunday morning, Berkeley police said. One of the victims dropped his backpack and the pair ran away.
Both of the people robbed at gunpoint were women in their 50s, police said.
He had just been placed on probation in Alameda County in April after a drug sales case last year.
Police say Alex Goodwin Jr., a 22-year-old musician from South Berkeley, was not his killer’s intended target.
There were some reports that the would-be robber also was shot and was seen limping away from the area.
One neighbor told Berkeleyside she woke in the night to hear “firefighters chain sawing the roof down.”
The driver “hit at least one vehicle and nearly hit multiple other vehicles and pedestrians,” according to authorities.
From population to housing to racial diversity, these maps show how and where Berkeley has changed the most over the last decade.
Firefighters had to take an elderly woman out through her bedroom window because flames had reached her interior doorway when they got inside.
No injuries were reported in the Sunday evening fire on Fairview Street, but a longtime South Berkeley family has lost their home.
Portraits of a few of the hundreds of people who came to the festivities a year after the day became a national holiday.