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Santa Clara County Shelters Open To Help Homeless Keep Warm

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.

12/02/2013

Compass Family Services needs volunteers for their annual Christmas party serving the San Francisco homeless. (Compass-SF.org)

Community Corner: San Francisco Nonprofit Needs Volunteer ‘Santas’

A San Francisco nonprofit dedicated to helping the homeless is looking for volunteers to ‘play Santa’ for more than 450 needy families.

12/01/2013

Homeless. (AP)

Homeless Man Found Dead At Salinas Bus Stop

A homeless man was found dead at a bus stop in Salinas on Fridayafternoon, police said.

11/30/2013

Glide Memorial Meal

Thousands Served Thanksgiving Meal At SF’s Glide Memorial Church

Hundreds of volunteers helped serve the thousands of needy in San Francisco.

11/28/2013

New Shelter For Homeless Families Could Be San Jose's Last

San Francisco To Require Proof Of Residency For Shelters

Beginning Dec. 1, San Francisco will require proof of residency for families seeking space in one of the city’s long-term shelters.

11/28/2013

Conservatory of Flowers

SF Supervisors Give Final Approval To Overnight Park Closure Plan

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.

11/19/2013

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

Federal Judge Clears Way For 60 Homeless To Be Removed From Albany Bulb

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.

11/19/2013

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

SF Supervisors Approve Overnight Closure Of Parks

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.

11/06/2013

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

Homeless Advocates Pushing Back Against Proposed Night Closure Of SF Parks

Dozens of homeless advocates camped out overnight in San Francisco’s Dolores Park Monday night after holding a “sleep-in” protest against one supervisor’s plan to close city parks from midnight to 5 a.m.

10/29/2013

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SF Homeless Man Beats Animal Cruelty Charge, Only To Lose Dog To His Accuser

A homeless man falsely accused of abusing his dog has been acquitted of animal cruelty charges, only to see his accuser adopt the beloved Chihuahua while the man languished in a San Francisco jail.

10/27/2013

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