$1.1B initiative to clean CA will relocate Berkeley Marina encampment

photo of MLK civic center
Andrew Huang/Staff
The Clean California initiative will be approved along with a $12 billion project to address homelessness in the state. The project intends to create jobs, improve health conditions at homeless encampments and enact a public education campaign.

At a Clean California project Wednesday, California Gov. Gavin Newsom announced a statewide day of action and an initiative that will allocate $1.1 billion to state and local beautification.
Read More…

Berkeley homeless community struggles amid COVID-19, city responds

The city of Berkeley rolled out a number of resources to help the homeless community navigate challenges associated with being unhoused during the COVID-19, or the novel coronavirus, pandemic. With limited options for sheltering in place or following social distancing directives, Berkeley’s homeless community is particularly vulnerable to contracting the disease
Read More…