Homeless

(Berkeley Police Department)

Homeless Woman Arrested In Connection To Violent Berkeley Assault

An appeal to the public paid off for Berkeley police who arrested a homeless woman on Saturday for a violent unprovoked attack on an elderly woman in downtown last month.

10/15/2014

NLCS - San Francisco Giants v St Louis Cardinals - Game Two

Giants NLCS Playoff Run Means Business Is Booming Around AT&T Park

The National League Championship Series is tied at one game apiece and the San Francisco Giants return home to face the St. Louis Cardinals Tuesday afternoon in Game 3 at AT&T park. Vendors, nearby shops and restaurants are well aware that business is booming.

10/14/2014

Trash near a freeway ramp in San Jose. (CBS)

San Jose Councilman Suggests Hiring Homeless To Clean Blighted Freeway Ramps

San Jose is trying to figure out who will clean up the trash at a freeway off ramp being called an embarrassment, and the answer may be homeless people.

10/05/2014

(CBS SF)

San Jose Considers Converting City-Owned Land Into $400K Lots For Homeless To Safely Camp In Cars

Nearly 500 homeless people in Santa Clara County live in their cars. Now the city of San Jose is considering designated parking lots to give those folks a place to stay.

10/03/2014

(CBSSF)

Man Leads Mule Train Down Busy San Pablo Avenue In El Cerrito

Being “homeless” in the Bay Area doesn’t mean being without pets, from dogs, cats, even parrots, but when a modern-day nomad took to the streets of El Cerrito with a mule train in tow, it turned a few heads, although law enforcement turned a blind (or blindered?) eye to the spectacle.

09/19/2014

homeless, begging, panhandling, poverty

San Rafael Mayor Looks To End Cheap Alcohol Access For City’s Homeless

After hearing complaints of drunk homeless people loitering on downtown streets, Mayor Gary Phillips wants liquor stores to stop carrying low-end vodka and malt liquors. He says the high-alcohol content beverages are often targeted at addicts the homeless and teens.

09/18/2014

A large homeless encampment under the King Street connector to Interstate 280 in San Francisco is being cleared out, although many of the displaced said they plan to return.

Homeless Camps, RV’s Roll Into Potrero Hill Neighborhood To Avoid Ban On Large Vehicles

Anger is growing in San Francisco’s Potrero Hill neighborhood as homeless camps and trash-filled RV’s invade the streets.

09/09/2014

Sergio Zepeda

Missing 6-Year-Old Boy With Autism Found Safe In San Jose Homeless Camp

The San Jose Police Department has located a 6-year-old boy who went missing Saturday morning.

09/07/2014

A brush fire burns in Vallejo. (CBS)

Grass Fire Burns Near Homes In Vallejo; Highway Connector Closed

A large grass fire was burning near homes and highways in Vallejo Wednesday afternoon.

08/27/2014

People lined up to receive an array of services provided by Project Homeless Connect at San Francisco's Bill Graham Civic Auditorium. (photo credit: Margie Shafer)

Project Homeless Connect Sets Up ‘One-Stop Shop’; Offers Medical Care At Bill Graham Civic

San Francisco’s Project Homeless Connect, now in its 10th year – offered “one-stop-shop” services for the homeless at Bill Graham Civic Auditorium.

08/20/2014

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