Homeless

Bessie Carmichael School in San Francisco's SoMa. (photo credit: Doug Sovern)

Number Of Homeless Children In Bay Area Reaches All-Time High

Despite years of trying to end homelessness, the number of homeless children in California, and the Bay Area, is at an all-time high.

12/15/2014

(Photo credit should read GEORGES GOBET/AFP/Getty Images)

Google Donates $2 Million To Help Shelter Bay Area Homeless Families, Youth

KCBS’ Barbara Taylor reports Google has gotten into the spirit of giving with a $2 million donation set to go to three Bay Area nonprofits that will benefit the homeless.

12/12/2014

The homeless get a hot meal and shelter at St. Anthony Foundation in San Francisco. (Margie Shafer/CBS)

St. Anthony’s In San Francisco Opens Doors To Homeless During Storm, Providing Nearly 3,000 Meals

Thousands of meals were served on Thursday, thanks in large part to generators, at St. Anthony’s in San Francisco.

12/11/2014

(Google Maps)

San Jose Firefighters Knock Down Overnight Fires In The Former ‘Jungle’ Homeless Encampment

San Jose firefighters knocked down a large trash fire Tuesday morning in the former homeless encampment known as “The Jungle.” It was second overnight fire, officials said.

12/09/2014

Trash dumped at a homeless encampment near Tully Road. (KCBS)

Some Of The Jungle’s Evicted Homeless Already Setting Up Nearby Camp In San Jose

Many of the homeless evicted from San Jose’s “Jungle” encampment last week have begun moving to a new area in the city. Tents and tarps are seen in a wooded area along Tully Road as some are claiming a new stretch of Coyote Creek as home, at least for now.

12/08/2014

(CBS SF)

Finding A New ‘Jungle,’ Homeless Plan To Create Second Camp In San Jose

San Jose city police and crews moved in to clean up and shut down the homeless camp known as the “Jungle” Thursday, but now it looks like they have another problem on their hands.

12/05/2014

(Google Maps)

San Jose’s ‘Jungle’ Homeless Camp Marked On Google Maps, Days Before It’s Demolished

As city police and crews are working to wipe Silicon Valley’s largest homeless camp off the map, one anonymous person intends to keep it on another.

12/05/2014

(Matt Bigler/CBS)

Residents In San Jose Express Relief At Closure Of ‘The Jungle’

While the homeless residents that lived in “the Jungle” and their advocates are unhappy with their eviction from the makeshift encampment, many nearby residents and businesses are expressing relief that the city of San Jose is finally shutting down what they say is a constant source of blight and pollution.

12/05/2014

10-year-old Arbelia Noah has lived with her mother at "The Jungle," believed to be one od the largest homeless encampments in the country. (Matt Bigler/CBS)

10-Year-Old Who Lived In The Jungle Homeless Encampment In San Jose – ‘Leave Us Alone And Let Us Stay’

Arbelia Noah has been living with her mother during the day at “The Jungle” and calls the decision to force them to move “messed up.”

12/04/2014

(CBS SF)

San Jose Begins Clearing Out Silicon Valley’s Largest Homeless Camp

Dismantling began Thursday morning at “The Jungle,” a large homeless encampment along San Jose’s Coyote Creek.

12/04/2014

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