On Earth Day, Volunteers Plan To Clean Up Oakland Homeless CampSince Public Works can't clean out the encampments this weekend, volunteers plan to use their own pickup trucks to haul the trash away.
Oakland Mayor Addresses Housing Concerns After New PollMayor Libby Schaaf wants to be the first two-term mayor of Oakland since Jerry Brown. On Tuesday, KPIX 5 talked to her about the results of an exclusive Survey USA poll on what worries voters the most.
Fire Roars Through Oakland Homeless Overpass EncampmentA fast-moving fire roared through one of Oakland's makeshift homeless encampments underneath the 880 freeway early Thursday, sending residents scrambling for safety.
Former Journalist Who Became Berkeley’s Famed 'Hate Man' Dies A former New York Times journalist who dropped out of the main stream and spent years on the streets of Berkeley as the famed ‘Hateman’ has died. He was either 81 or 82.
Moratorium On Homeless Sweeps Sought After San Jose FloodAdvocates are calling for a moratorium on homeless sweeps in the wake of the recent flood that struck San Jose.
Homeless Person's Tiny, Makeshift Loft Ordered To Be DismantledIt's as if somebody tried to bring a small part of normal back to their lives, by creating the illusion of a home.
Massive West Oakland Homeless Encampment Spills Into The StreetThere’s an encampment in West Oakland that's grown so large, it's spilling onto the street.
VIDEO: Colin Kaepernick Donates His Massive Sneaker Collection To HomelessThe San Francisco 49ers' Colin Kaepernick stepped up to help people living in Bay Area shelters by donating his massive sneaker collection.
Santa Rosa Artist Builds Tiny Houses For HomelessA Santa Rosa artist has gone above and beyond when it comes to helping the homeless, designing and helping to build a group of miniature shelters for those in need.
Chopper Saves Homeless Women, Puppies During SoCal StormAuthorities Friday rescued two women and a litter of puppies who were trapped in the middle of the San Gabriel River during a pre-winter storm that drenched the state.
95-Year-Old Volunteer Helping Feed Hundreds Of South Bay HomelessAs Bay Area charities gear up for the Holidays, volunteers are working overtime to prepare food and gifts for the needy, and one volunteer isn’t letting her age be an excuse for not helping out.
Petaluma Boy Who Wanted To 'Live Among The Homeless' Found Safe In SebastopolA missing 13-year-old Petaluma boy was found safe in Sebastopol and is home with his family who were searching for him, Petaluma police said.

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