Supriya Yelimeli, Berkeleyside

Supriya Yelimeli


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Past articles by Supriya:

Over 21,000 applied for just 2,000 Section 8 housing vouchers in Berkeley

The Berkeley Housing Authority opened the Section 8 waitlist lottery for the first time in over a decade in July. → Read More

Record-breaking storm floods roads, downs trees, cuts power to over 4,000 in Berkeley

An "atmospheric river" storm in the West Coast brought heavy rain to Berkeley on Sunday, with fallen trees, power outages and flooding. → Read More

Berkeley COVID-19 vaccines are now open to 16 and over, regardless of residence

The Golden Gate Fields mass vaccination site opened in February for Berkeley and Alameda County residents, and is now open to everyone. → Read More

New 24-hour emergency homeless shelter to open July 1 in West Berkeley

The new longterm, 24-hour homeless shelter is the first of its kind in Berkeley and will stay open until at least September 2022. → Read More

East Bay Area water officials declare drought, ask residents to conserve water

The Bay Area is experiencing the second-driest year in the water district's history. → Read More

Kiovonni Laroyce Lyles, 28, identified as man found dead at People's Park

Lyles was inspired by Bay Area hip-hop music and hoped to be a producer. He was found dead at Berkeley's People's Park on April 10, 2020. → Read More

'Real justice would mean George Floyd is with us today': Berkeley, East Bay leaders respond to Chauvin verdict

Berkeley elected leaders responded to a guilty verdict in former Minneapolis Police officer Derek Chauvin's May 2020 murder of George Floyd. → Read More

67th Street house fire displaces 5 residents at South Berkeley, North Oakland border

No residents or firefighters were injured but several people were displaced from the home on 67th Street, which is no longer fit to live in. → Read More

Berkeley emergency homeless shelter closes for the season

The Berkeley Emergency Shelter was open until Friday, and operated 24 hours a day with reduced capacity to support homeless residents. → Read More

Berkeley will pause use of the Johnson & Johnson vaccine due to rare side effects.

The Johnson & Johnson vaccine has less than a one in a million chance of severe side effects, but the city is following state guidance. → Read More

Armed mountain bike robbery reported on Grizzly Peak in Berkeley Hills

Oakland police are investigating an armed bike robbery on Grizzly Peak, the fourth reported armed robbery in a matter of weeks. → Read More

Man in his 60s found dead in downtown Berkeley

The man was found unresponsive on Shattuck Avenue in Berkeley and later determined to be dead by the Berkeley Fire Department. → Read More

Man found dead in tent at People's Park in Berkeley

The man was found dead on Saturday morning and has not yet been identified by the Alameda County coroner's office. → Read More

South Berkeley residents in need can get a free ride to Oakland Coliseum COVID-19 vaccination appointments

Vaccinated drivers can volunteer to give South Berkeley residents rides to their COVID-19 vaccination appointment at the Oakland Coliseum. → Read More

About 50% of Berkeley residents have received at least one dose of the COVID-19 vaccine

Nearly half of all Berkeley residents have gotten at least one dose of the COVID-19 vaccine, and 30% of the city is fully vaccinated. → Read More

Black Berkeley churches offer COVID-19 vaccine in neighborhood settings

Black churches in Berkeley and religious institutions in the Bay Area are making the COVID-19 vaccine easily available to local communities. → Read More

Bars, offices can reopen in Berkeley if Alameda County enters orange tier for COVID-19 as expected —

Bars can open outdoors and offices can open inside if Berkeley and Alameda County move into the state's orange COVID-19 reopening tier. → Read More

Vaccine eligibility will open to Berkeley residents over 50 on April 1

All adults will be able to get the COVID-19 vaccine in Berkeley starting April 15, with those 50 years and older eligible sooner on April 1. → Read More

Berkeley City Council will vote to begin the end of single-family zoning.

The Berkeley City Council will vote on beginning a 2-year-long policy process to remove single-family zoning in the city's general plan. → Read More

Berkeley has free workshops to help landlords, tenants navigate rent

The Berkeley Rent Board's seminars offer help with security deposits, registering rental properties, the newly-approved Measure MM and more. → Read More