San Francisco Homeless Families Struggle To Get Short-Term HousingOne of the biggest problems to housing families is that it's taking six to 12 months for a family to get into a three- to six-month shelter, the first step on the road to permanent housing.
Oakland Gospel Church Building Low-Income Housing ComplexAn Oakland church is expanding its work from preaching to building. Acts Full Gospel Church recently broke ground on a low-income housing project in East Oakland.
Hawaii Homeless Say Honolulu Policy Lacks 'Aloha Spirit'Three years ago, the homeless problem at Hawaii's famous Waikiki Beach had reached a breaking point. But the city introduced a strict program that moved transients away from areas popular with tourists.
San Francisco Homeless Czar: "We Must Do Better"The Director of the San Francisco Department of Homelessness has heard the city's frustration and is prepared to do something about it.
Struggling To Smile: Homeless Family Of 6 Talks About Living In Their CarIn the Bay Area, not all the homeless are camping in doorways, asleep on the sidewalk or wandering the streets. A growing number of homeless do their best to stay invisible.
Intractable San Francisco Homeless Problem Decades In The MakingIt's a problem that has vexed San Francisco for nearly 35 years. After six mayors and at least a dozen different plans, there are still thousands of people living on city streets.
San Francisco's Proposed Tent City Law Heads To November BallotVoters will decide the fate of an initiative by San Francisco Supervisor Mark Farrell to allow authorities to remove a homeless encampment.
San Jose Family Helps Homeless Relocate Then Cleans Up Downtrodden Pedestrian TunnelA San Jose family helped homeless residents living in a pedestrian tunnel relocate and is now cleaning up the downtrodden tunnel.
San Francisco To Roll Out 6 New Homeless Navigation CentersSan Francisco plans to roll out six new navigation centers to aid the homeless in the city's neighborhoods.
San Francisco Homeless Drenched With Sprinklers Outside Auction HouseHomeless people in a San Francisco neighborhood say an auction house drenched them with sprinklers in an effort to drive them away.
Homeless Man Brutally Tortured Over 3-Day Period In San Francisco's Golden Gate ParkA 66-year-old man who was allegedly brutally beaten over a three-day period by two men before being drowned in a lake in San Francisco’s Golden Gate Park has been identified as Stephen Williams, according to the city’s medical examiner.
Man Caught On Camera Opening Fire On Homeless Man In BerkeleySurveillance video released by Berkeley police today shows a shooting suspect at a downtown Berkeley car wash open fire on a homeless man across the street last week.