The first technology company to take advantage of San Francisco’s so-called Twitter tax has unveiled a smart phone app that makes it easier to connect the city’s homeless with social service programs.
A three-alarm blaze Thursday morning at a townhouse structure in San Jose has left 18 residents seeking alternate housing, a fire captain said.
Approximately 2,000 San Francisco Bayview-Hunters Point residents have signed a petition protesting plans to put a 100-bed homeless shelter in their neighborhood and have taken their concerns to City Hall.
The city of San Jose is exploring a new strategy to help the homeless and fight prostitution at the same time, by giving away motel rooms to the homeless where prostitutes have set up shop.
Some people may call it cold or harsh, but building planners in San Francisco and across the Bay Area have employed several new design tactics to keep the homeless away.
Amid the sea of 700,000 Seattle Seahawks fans attending last week’s Super Bowl victory parade a lone member of the 49er faithful stood out .. and it’s now revealed a compelling, personal story that has brought out the best in fans of both teams.
Phil Matier says the BART Board of Directors has approved spending $2 million on a prototype of an enclosed canopy that would cover escalators at stations in San Francisco and Oakland.
The most recent homeless count in Alameda County shows 12 percent of the homeless are veterans. It’s a troubling statistic, and one that this week’s Jefferson Award winner is committed to changing.
After a Christmas Day fire killed one of her housemates and injured another, former SF Supervisor Christina Olague finds herself homeless. The housing rights advocate told KPIX 5′s Joe Vazquez she is grateful for the outpouring of community support.
A California mom is arrested, accused of leaving son with homeless friends while she celebrated New Year’s.