24-hour Berkeley homeless shelter continues service upgrades

Photo of the shelter on Grayson Street
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An array of tents are set up in the interior of Horizon Transitional Village on Grayson Street. Opened July 1, the shelter provides residents with open floor space and privacy, as well as access to medical clinics, workplace development programs, community gardens and sports facilities.

Since its July 1 opening, Horizon Transitional Village, the first 24-hour homeless shelter in Berkeley, has continued updating its services, while meeting some criticism from community members.
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Photo of someone holding a "Save People's Park" sign

Protestors tear down fences in People’s Park

UC Berkeley students and community members alike gathered in People’s Park on Friday to protest campus plans to build housing in the area, culminating in crowds of people tearing down fences and placing them on the steps of Sproul Hall.
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