Homeless

Homeless encampment behind homes in South San Jose. (CBS)

Homelessness Costing Santa Clara County $520 Million A Year

Santa Clara County’s homeless situation is proving to be very expensive, costing the country more than half a billion dollars a year.

05/26/2015

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San Francisco Veterans Struggle With Life On The Streets; Memories Of Wartime

20 percent of those who enjoy a free meal at St. Anthony’s Diner in San Francisco’s Tenderloin are veterans. KCBS talks to some of the vets this Memorial Day who’ve endured hardships even after the war.

05/25/2015

Homeless Veterans Housing

Tech Leaders Donate $5 Million To House Homeless Veterans In SF Mission Bay

San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee announced a new public-private partnership to construct new housing for formerly homeless veterans and families in San Francisco’s Mission Bay neighborhood.

05/22/2015

Maximillian the pit bull puppy had to be put down after someone tortured him. (Courtesy: San Francisco Animal Care and Control)

$10K Reward Offered After Homeless Man’s Puppy Stolen, Brutally Tortured In San Francisco

A $10,000 reward has been offered to help find a thief who stole and beat a homeless man’s pit bull puppy so badly that veterinarians had to put it down.

05/17/2015

Homeless encampment behind homes in South San Jose. (CBS)

Caltrans Planning To Kick Out Homeless Encampment Behind South San Jose Homes

A South San Jose neighborhood has had enough with a growing homeless camp that has been behind their homes for years. The state is now stepping in to kick the encampment out.

05/07/2015

A homeless man sleeps in the doorway of a closed store in San Francisco, California.(Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

6-Fold Increase In San Francisco Homeless Citations Directly Coincides With Ed Lee’s Tenure As Mayor

There’s been a significant increase recently in the number of citations issued in San Francisco to the homeless who camp out in the city’s parks and open spaces.

05/04/2015

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Homeless Man’s Body Found Offshore Near Popular Sausalito Park

Sausalito police have closed Dunphy Park after the body of a homeless man was discovered offshore around 9 a.m. Monday.

05/01/2015

Homeless people seen across the street from the Bill Graham Civic Auditorium. (CBS)

Mayor Lee Says San Francisco On Track To End Veteran Homelessness This Year

U.S. Secretary of Veterans Affairs Robert McDonald expressed his support in San Francisco Wednesday for additional Bay Area resources to help get homeless veterans into stable housing.

04/22/2015

Larkin Street Youth Services helps bring in teens off the streets. (LarkinStreetYouth.org)

5-Year, $2M Fundraising Effort Boosts Tenderloin Center For SF’s Homeless Youth

San Francisco’s non-profit Larkin Street Youth services, dedicated to helping homeless youth, has opened a new, consolidated service hub in the Tenderloin.

04/22/2015

People walk by a homeless man. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Mayor Lee: No Room For Homeless In Super Bowl 50 Fan Village

San Francisco’s plans for the Super Bowl City were revealed Tuesday, and while city officials count down to the kickoff they also must deal with large crowds of homeless who camp out in the heart of where the celebration is planned.

04/22/2015

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