Encampment

Homelessness

Latest Count Shows Number Of San Mateo County Homeless Drops Significantly To 689

San Mateo County leaders are exploring the possible reasons why there has been a significant drop in the number of homeless people on the Peninsula.

03/25/2015

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Escaped Jail Inmate Missing For Over 2 Weeks Found At Homeless Encampment Near Rohnert Park

A minimum-security jail inmate who walked away from a work crew in Santa Rosa earlier this week has been located and arrested, Sonoma County sheriff’s officials said Thursday.

01/15/2015

Human skull spotted among the possessions of a man in an Oakland homeless encampment. (CBS)

Caltrans Workers Startled To Find Human Skull In Oakland Homeless Encampment

CalTrans workers were scratching their heads when they spotted a man in a West Oakland homeless camp carrying around a human skull.

01/08/2015

Trash dumped at a homeless encampment near Tully Road. (KCBS)

Some Of The Jungle’s Evicted Homeless Already Setting Up Nearby Camp In San Jose

Many of the homeless evicted from San Jose’s “Jungle” encampment last week have begun moving to a new area in the city. Tents and tarps are seen in a wooded area along Tully Road as some are claiming a new stretch of Coyote Creek as home, at least for now.

12/08/2014

"The Jungle" homeless encampment in San Jose (Colgan/CBS)

Notice Given To Residents Of San Jose Homeless Encampment To Clear Out

City officials in San Jose have began posting 72-hour notices about the closure of “The Jungle”, a homeless encampment where about 200 people reside. About 50 have agreed to leave and are said to be transitioned into housing.

12/01/2014

"The Jungle" homeless encampment in San Jose (Colgan/CBS)

San Jose Homeless Encampment Residents Want City’s Help With Improving Living Conditions

Residents of the country’s largest homeless encampment want the city of San Jose to improve their living conditions. Residents of the Jungle specifically want to know what San Jose’s mayoral candidates would be willing to do to help them.

11/03/2014

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Dead Body Believed To Be Male Found At Petaluma Park

A dead body believed to be of a man was found at a Petaluma park Monday afternoon, a police sergeant said.

10/06/2014

A brush fire burns in Vallejo. (CBS)

Grass Fire Burns Near Homes In Vallejo; Highway Connector Closed

A large grass fire was burning near homes and highways in Vallejo Wednesday afternoon.

08/27/2014

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San Jose Devises Plan To Clean Up Sprawling Homeless Camp In Silicon Valley

San Jose plans to clean-up a homeless encampment known as “The Jungle” located in the heart of Silicon Valley.

08/11/2014

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Berkeley Removes Homeless Camp, Tents Reemerge Soon After

The City of Berkeley cleared out a homeless encampment of about a dozen people on Friday, following complaints about rotting food, animal waste, and rats. But moments after police left, some of the tents popped up nearby.

07/18/2014

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