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Dreamcatcher House

Oakland DreamCatcher Homeless Shelter For Teenagers Slated To Close As Landlord Seeks To Sell Property

The only place in Alameda County where homeless teenagers can find a bed to sleep at night is on the verge of closing if something doesn’t change fast.

08/08/2014

Marilyn Hartman. (San Mateo County Sheriff's Office)

Serial Stowaway Arrested Again At LAX, One Day After Her Release From Jail

A woman who snuck onto a plane at Mineta San Jose International Airport, flew to Los Angeles and was arrested shortly after said she “wouldn’t dare” do it again. One day after her release from jail, she reneged on her vow.

08/07/2014

(CBS SF)

San Jose Stowaway Vows To Not Sneak On Planes Again

A woman who snuck onto a plane at Mineta San Jose International Airport and flew to Los Angeles says she wouldn’t dare to sneak on a plane again after pleading no contest Wednesday.

08/07/2014

Homeless Camp

Berkeley’s Homeless Tired Of Police Telling Them To Pack It Up And Move Along

Members of Berkley’s homeless population say they are upset that the city routinely forces them out of makeshift encampments only to relocate and then get kicked out again.

07/30/2014

A goat eats away at a tree. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Goats Used To Drive Out Homeless From San Rafael Encampment Plagued By Grass Fires

San Rafael is using goats to help clean out a piece of land plagued by brush fires and homeless campers.

07/24/2014

(Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

BART Police Begin Cracking Down On Homeless Sleeping, Lying Down Inside Stations

BART police have begun enforcing a ban on sleeping, lying down or sitting with legs extended at Powell Street Station Monday with plans to expand the ordinance to all BART stations, prompting many homeless people to move elsewhere.

07/22/2014

Homeless Camp

Berkeley Removes Homeless Camp, Tents Reemerge Soon After

The City of Berkeley cleared out a homeless encampment of about a dozen people on Friday, following complaints about rotting food, animal waste, and rats. But moments after police left, some of the tents popped up nearby.

07/18/2014

San Francisco recycling center is closing its doors.

Protesters Fight Against Eviction Of San Francisco’s Last Non-Profit Recycling Center

Protesters briefly gathered this morning to voice their opposition to the eviction of San Francisco’s last non-profit recycling centers.

07/16/2014

Tenderloin Pit Stop (photo courtesy SFPD Tenderloin Station)

San Francisco Rolls Out Portable Bathroom Program In Tenderloin To Curtail Human Waste On Streets

In an effort to reduce the amount of human and animal excrement on the city’s streets, the San Francisco’s Department of Public Works will be begin a six-month pilot program on Tuesday that provide three portable bathrooms in the Tenderloin.

07/15/2014

Richmond police patrol car. April 8, 2014. (CBS)

Homeless Richmond Man Charged With Sexually Assaulting Woman Who Gave Him Money

A homeless man suspected of sexually assaulting a woman who gave him money in Richmond earlier this month has been charged with a slew of felonies including rape by force, according to the Contra Costa County District Attorney’s Office.

07/14/2014

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