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Oakland DreamCatcher Homeless Shelter For Teenagers Slated To Close As Landlord Seeks To Sell Property

The only place in Alameda County where homeless teenagers can find a bed to sleep at night is on the verge of closing if something doesn’t change fast.

08/08/2014

Homeless encampment near Mineta San Jose International Airport. (CBS)

Homeless Urged To Enter Cold-Weather Shelters After South Bay Deaths

After the death of four homeless men in Santa Clara County last week, Emergency shelters increased the number of available spaces—in some cases there are people sleeping on mats in halls and walkways.

12/09/2013

People seeking shelter are asked not to use religious texts as pillows at St. Boniface Church in San Francisco. (KCBS)

Homeless Invited To Shelter In SF Church, Asked Not To Sleep On Hymnals

Non-profit charities in San Francisco are being asked to make extra room for the homeless to sleep while cold temperatures soon to be accompanied by rain prevail.

12/06/2013

San Jose Police at the scene of a fatal stabbing. (CBS)

Man Found Stabbed To Death In San Jose Homeless Shelter

A man was found fatally stabbed at a homeless shelter and resource center in San Jose Wednesday morning, police said.

07/10/2013

A fire at the InnVision Villa Apartments in San Jose  (SJFD)

Two-Alarm Fire Displaces 40 At San Jose Homeless Shelter

The fire started on the third floor balcony at the InnVision Villa on 11th and E. San Antonio Streets—near San Jose State’s fraternity row at about 5:37 p.m. The flames quickly spread to the roof of the structure but all forty residents were evacuated safely.

04/24/2013

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Man Claims Woman Stole $25K In Jewelry From Homeless Shelter

A man who lives in a Palo Alto homeless center said a woman stole his jewelry worth $25,000, including a collector’s edition Rolex watch.

07/24/2012

A homeless man sleeps in the doorway of a closed store in San Francisco. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Mayor Considers Lottery System For SF’s Homeless Shelters

Complaints about San Francisco’s homeless shelter system have prompted Mayor Ed Lee to look at ways to change the registration process, hoping to use technology to help the homeless find a bed for the night.

04/11/2012

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Man Arrested In Fatal Stabbing At San Francisco Homeless Shelter

A 63-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of fatally stabbing another man at a homeless shelter in San Francisco’s South of Market neighborhood on Monday evening, police said Tuesday.

02/07/2012

Homeless. (AP)

Non-Profit Donates 50 New Beds To Foster City Homeless Shelter

A Southern California non-profit donated 50 new beds to the Shelter Network’s Warehouse in Foster City.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–05/21/2011

Homeless. (AP)

Homeless Count Nearly Triples In Vallejo

The stagnant economy is claiming more and more victims in the bankrupt city of Vallejo.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–02/01/2011

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