Despite years of trying to end homelessness, the number of homeless children in California, and the Bay Area, is at an all-time high.
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.
Thousands of meals were served on Thursday, thanks in large part to generators, at St. Anthony’s in San Francisco.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.”
Dismantling began Thursday morning at “The Jungle,” a large homeless encampment along San Jose’s Coyote Creek.