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.
CalTrans workers were scratching their heads when they spotted a man in a West Oakland homeless camp carrying around a human skull.
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.
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.
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.
A dead body believed to be of a man was found at a Petaluma park Monday afternoon, a police sergeant said.
A large grass fire was burning near homes and highways in Vallejo Wednesday afternoon.
San Jose plans to clean-up a homeless encampment known as “The Jungle” located in the heart of Silicon Valley.
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.
Investigators say that an explosion near the railroad tracks in San Leandro Wednesday may have been the result of someone trying to make hash oil, eventually setting off a butane gas fire.