Known as “Hotel 22″, the Valley Transportation Authority’s 22 bus operates 24 hours a day between the Eastridge Mall and Palo Alto, some of the most valuable real estate in the country. For many, a night spent circling the South Bay on the bus is the best option to keep out of danger.
As a cold snap that reached the Bay Area this week was bringing freezing temperatures, homeless cold-weather shelters were making beds and meals available to those living on the streets.
A non-profit group began offering 275 shelter beds Monday for the homeless during the cold weather season in Santa Clara County, which has one of the highest homeless populations in the country, a spokeswoman said.
A San Francisco nonprofit dedicated to helping the homeless is looking for volunteers to ‘play Santa’ for more than 450 needy families.
A homeless man was found dead at a bus stop in Salinas on Fridayafternoon, police said.
Hundreds of volunteers helped serve the thousands of needy in San Francisco.
Beginning Dec. 1, San Francisco will require proof of residency for families seeking space in one of the city’s long-term shelters.
The San Francisco Board of Supervisors gave final approval Tuesday to legislation that bans people from visiting the city’s parks during the overnight hours.
A federal judge has cleared the way for the City of Albany to evict nearly 60 homeless people encamped on a bayside landfill near the Golden Gate Fields race track.
Parks in San Francisco will soon be off-limits overnight after the Board of Supervisors voted Tuesday to shut them down between midnight and 5 a.m.