Sausalito Gas Station Worker Who Won $750,000 In Lottery Plans To Start Business, Help HomelessA Novato man won $750,000 in the California Lottery Friday and stashed the winning ticket in a children's book until he could redeem it Monday, lottery officials said.
Silicon Valley Land Owner Kicking Out RV Squatters Following Neighbors' ComplaintsAn illegal RV Park is getting a lot of attention in one Cambrian Park neighborhood. On Wednesday, those living there could be out on the street.
San Francisco Firefighters Swamped With Non-Emergency Medical CallsA San Francisco firefighters are among the busiest in the country, but their emergency calls are most often not emergencies at all.
$1.3 Million Set Aside For Temporary Sunnyvale Winter Homeless ShelterThe Santa Clara County Board of Supervisors approved funding on Tuesday for a temporary winter shelter and has their eyes set on a site in Sunnyvale, where the City Council has yet to make a decision on moving forward with the plan.
San Francisco Mayor Says Homeless Must Leave Streets For Super Bowl FestivitiesIn about six months, San Francisco is going to transform into the center of the football universe for Super Bowl 50. With part of Market Street being converted to Super Bowl City, the mayor said the homeless in the area must clear out.
San Francisco Homeless Getting Older, Sicker As Population Remains SteadyA survey shows the number of homeless people on San Francisco's streets has stubbornly remained nearly the same over the past two years — and that population is now sicker and older.
Could BART Finally Reopen Its Bathrooms At Underground Stations?The bathroom at the 10 stations have been closed since the September 11 terrorist attacks.
Homeless Man Who Climbed 9-Story Construction Crane Near San Jose City Hall In Police Custody After 14-Hour StandoffA standoff where a homeless man climbed atop a crane that was 90-feet above the street near San Jose City Hall ended peacefully when the man descended on his own and was taken into police custody.
Snoring, Sermons Mix At SF Catholic Church That Has Become Safe Haven For HomelessAlmost three months ago, KCBS revealed that Saint Mary's Cathedral in San Francisco was drenching the homeless at night to keep them from sleeping in the church alcoves. The Bishop in charge apologized, and the Archdiocese removed the illegally installed plumbing system, under orders from the City.
Homeless Children Get Singing, Dancing Lessons From San Francisco Cast Of ‘The Book of Mormon’It was all part of the Broadway Serves program.
Study Suggests Housing Santa Clara County’s Homeless Is Cheaper Than Letting Them Live On StreetsA new long-term study shows that it actually might be cheaper to build housing for the homeless than to allow them to live on the streets.
Downtown San Jose Coffee Cart To Be Staffed By Homeless Receives Foundation FundingA mobile coffee cart staffed by the homeless is just one idea getting a jolt of funding in San Jose. It’s one of 13 projects aimed at making downtown San Jose more user friendly.