San Francisco Pushes New Homeless Outreach To Prevent Permanent EncampmentsThere's a new push to ease the long-term homeless problem in San Francisco. But it means more shuffling for those who seek shelter in makeshift camps.
2 More Suspects In Brutal SF Golden Gate Park Homicide ArrestedA third suspect has been arrested in connection with a vicious homicide last May in which a homeless man was allegedly beaten, tortured and then drowned in a Golden Gate Park lake, San Francisco police said Wednesday.
Berkeley BART Station Rotunda And Benches To Be Removed In RenovationA bustling plaza around a heavily used BART station is about to get a makeover.
Some San Jose Residents Skeptical Of Proposed Homeless Housing ProjectSan Jose’s latest plan for housing the homeless isn't sitting too well with some residents.
San Francisco ‘Tech Tax’ Supporters Eye 2017 Ballot MeasureProponents of a plan to tax San Francisco technology companies to raise money for affordable housing and homeless services are planning to take their campaign to the ballot box.
Transient Killed In San Jose Bicycle AccidentA transient bicyclist died in a collision with a vehicle early Saturday morning in San Jose, police and the Santa Clara County medical examiner said.
Gov. Brown Approves $2 Billion For Homeless HousingCalifornia Gov. Jerry Brown has approved spending $2 billion to build permanent housing for homeless people with mental illnesses.
San Francisco Homeless Families Struggle To Get Short-Term HousingOne of the biggest problems to housing families is that it's taking six to 12 months for a family to get into a three- to six-month shelter, the first step on the road to permanent housing.
Oakland Gospel Church Building Low-Income Housing ComplexAn Oakland church is expanding its work from preaching to building. Acts Full Gospel Church recently broke ground on a low-income housing project in East Oakland.
Hawaii Homeless Say Honolulu Policy Lacks 'Aloha Spirit'Three years ago, the homeless problem at Hawaii's famous Waikiki Beach had reached a breaking point. But the city introduced a strict program that moved transients away from areas popular with tourists.
San Francisco Homeless Czar: "We Must Do Better"The Director of the San Francisco Department of Homelessness has heard the city's frustration and is prepared to do something about it.
Struggling To Smile: Homeless Family Of 6 Talks About Living In Their CarIn the Bay Area, not all the homeless are camping in doorways, asleep on the sidewalk or wandering the streets. A growing number of homeless do their best to stay invisible.