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.
Firefighters brought a 3-acre vegetation fire at a homeless encampment site in Corte Madera under control early this morning, according to a fire chief.
The Santa Clara County medical examiner’s office on Monday released the identities of four homeless men who died over a week’s time due to cold weather exposure in San Jose and Saratoga.
Four homeless people have died in Santa Clara County due to exposure to cold weather conditions, the county medical examiner’s office announced Friday.
A planned cleanup of a homeless encampment in downtown San Jose got started Friday morning and will evict people who remained there after the city issued a 72-hour vacation notice on Monday.
San Jose housing officials Tuesday are notifying about 100 homeless people living in tents on undeveloped parkland downtown that they must leave before an area clean up begins on Friday, a city official said.
This after city officials cleared the space near Coyote Creek on Tuesday.
Police made multiple arrests while clearing illegal Occupy encampments in downtown San Francisco late Wednesday night, a police spokesman said.
Occupy protestors who gathered at Justin Herman Plaza in San Francisco overnight to celebrate the one-year anniversary of the Occupy protests avoided clashes with police.