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.
City of Berkeley officials Thusday at least temporarily called off their threat to remove property at a homeless encampment under the Gilman Street overpass adjacent to Interstate Highway 80, saying some of the people who lived there have been able to find housing elsewhere.
City of Berkeley officials say they will remove property at a homeless encampment under the Gilman Street overpass adjacent to Interstate Highway 80 next Tuesday because they consider the site to be a public nuisance.
Investigators are working to identify a body that was found inside a highway overpass in San Jose early Thursday morning.
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.
A man died after an altercation at a homeless encampment in unincorporated Concord Wednesday night and a suspect has been arrested, a Contra Costa County sheriff’s spokesman said Thursday.
Several clean-ups of homeless encampments along the Guadalupe River and other San Jose creeks over the summer have done little to discourage illegal camping in the city’s watersheds, prompting the city to re-evaluate how it deals with homelessness, officials said.
A large homeless encampment under the King Street connector to Interstate 280 in San Francisco next to Caltrain tracks was being cleared out Tuesday, although many of the displaced said they plan to return.
A brush fire near a Santa Cruz park Saturday morning was sparked by a homeless encampment.
Kelley Park was cleared of trash and debris as it has been site of a homeless encampment for years.