A South San Jose neighborhood has had enough with a growing homeless camp that has been behind their homes for years. The state is now stepping in to kick the encampment out.
A homeless woman inside a tent was run over by a Caltrans truck this morning as workers were attempting to clean up an encampment along Highway 101 and Story road in San Jose.
They are becoming as much a part of the San Francisco cityscape as the trolley cars: Homeless camps, right out front for all to see.
New smaller sites have cropped up and San Jose officials are already trying to clear them out and get the homeless into permanent affordable housing.
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Arbelia Noah has been living with her mother during the day at “The Jungle” and calls the decision to force them to move “messed up.”
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.