A federal judge blocked the City of Emeryville from closing an encampment on Shellmound Street. The lawsuit is the latest in a series of legal actions to protect the rights of houseless people in California.
The Gill Tract Farm in West Berkeley has long been a refuge for native plant life and the lively community of students and volunteers that work the land there. Now it is also home to a new and unexpected inhabitant: the monarch butterfly.
Barbara Brust died on February 25 at the age of 69. She is remembered by the many who knew and loved her on the streets, in Berkeley’s advocacy community, and beyond, for whom we hope this article serves as a celebration of her life.
Union Point Park has been closed and encampment residents and city officials struck a deal: Move inside temporarily while the two parties worked together to create Oakland’s first sanctioned encampment. But talks about the sanctioned community have gone cold.
On March 8, People’s Park advocates organized a march and press conference outside the UC Berkeley Capital Strategies office to oppose the university’s plans to build student and affordable housing on top of the park. Here's what's been happening in the fight to save the park over the last few weeks.
This guide will walk you through the process of applying for your stimulus money. It also contains useful resources for obtaining the documents you need to apply, as well as information about where to cash it free of charge without a bank account.