Bill Aims To Make It Easier To Commit Homeless In Need Of Psychiatric HelpCity leaders in San Francisco are backing a state bill intended to help the most troubled homeless people deemed too impaired to care for themselves.
Man Dies In Early Morning Fire At Oakland Homeless EncampmentA male victim died in a fire Monday morning at a homeless encampment near Interstate 980 in Oakland, a fire battalion chief said.
Berkeley Clears Homeless Camp Outside Old City HallBerkeley city workers and police early Thursday morning dismantled a homeless encampment that had been in front of Old City Hall for about three months.
San Francisco Secures $10M In Funding For Homeless Navigation CentersSan Francisco city leaders are celebrating $10 million in state funding for two new Navigation Centers to help the homeless in the city’s southeast neighborhoods and near the South of Market and Mission District.
Caltrans Cleanup Of San Jose Homeless Encampment Met With ProtestsA rally led by local homeless advocates called for a different solution to the city’s homelessness epidemic besides relocation.
San Francisco Man Giving Muffins To Homeless Sparks National MovementWhen Jacob Kaufman first stumbled upon the art of muffin baking, he never imagined he'd turn into the "Muffin Man."
San Francisco Homeless Man Helps Save Gas Station Clerk From StranglerA homeless man helped save the life of a clerk being strangled at a San Francisco gas station.
Judge Allows Homeless To Sue Berkeley, Dismisses BART As DefendantA federal judge in San Francisco turned down a request by Berkeley for dismissal of a civil rights lawsuit filed by homeless group.
U.S. Veteran Who Created San Francisco's Veterans Alley Fights CensorshipA mural depicting a police killing transformed a welcome mural project in San Francisco into a back alley fight against censorship.
Vending Machines For The Homeless Coming To U.S. In 2018The unique invention is believed to be the first vending machine tailored specifically to the needs of the homeless.
Sheriff's Deputy Helps Out Homeless Panhandler Instead Of Issuing A CitationA sheriff's deputy was about to cite a homeless man for panhandling in Hayward, but decided to help him out instead.
Oakland City Workers Clear Huge Homeless EncampmentWith clean-up crews back on the job following a week-long strike by city workers, Oakland on Wednesday was cleaning out one of the city's biggest homeless encampments.