by Steed Dropout
Oct. 25, 2016
MURDERS MURDERING BERKELEY’S HOMELESS CAMPS
Photo by Ted Friedman.
The last time Berkeley supported an intentional homeless community thirty years ago—the experiment in city-tolerance ended in murder.
The failed community, “Rainbow Village,” a campground of vans and cars, where Cesar Chavez State Park is now located in the Berkeley Marina, may have murdered subsequent Berkeley encampments.
That’s what homeless activist, Michael Diehl, told Berkeley City Council, recently, adding that it was time to get over Rainbow village.
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