Homeless

A 3-alarm fire damaged a vacant school district building on Valle Vista Avenue in Vallejo on March 3, 2015. (Margie Shafer/CBS)

Vacant Vallejo Building Catches Fire For 2nd Time In 3 Days

Vallejo fire officials are investigating a two-alarm fire Thursday evening at a former school district building that was also involved in a three-alarm fire just two nights ago.

03/05/2015

(CNN)

Struggling Single Mom Of 2 Rents San Mateo Garage For $1,000 A Month

One mother in San Mateo says rent’s so expensive in her city all she can afford is a garage.

03/05/2015

A 3-alarm fire damaged a vacant school district building on Valle Vista Avenue in Vallejo on March 3, 2015. (Margie Shafer/CBS)

3-Alarm Fire In Vallejo Destroys Vacant School District Building Used By The Homeless

There had been concern a man may have been trapped inside the building, but all 15 displaced by the fire have been accounted for.

03/04/2015

San Jose State University (San Jose State University)

Students Noticing More Homeless On SJ State’s Campus Since Jungle’s Closure

Ever since the closure of the jungle homeless encampment in San Jose the homeless have been spreading throughout the city including places like San Jose State University.

03/03/2015

San Jose State University (San Jose State University)

Aggressive Homeless On San Jose State University Campus Scaring Students

Students at San Jose State University say the campus has a problem with homeless that is getting out of control.

03/02/2015

A hundred porta-potties on fire at a Hayward storage facility.

100 Porta-Potties Go Up In Flames At Hayward Storage Facility

Transients may have started a one-alarm fire that spread to about 100 porta-potties at a storage facility in Hayward early Saturday morning.

02/28/2015

An Uber car.

Homeless Man Acquitted Of Vandalism Charge After Throwing Skateboard At Uber Driver’s Windshield In SF

A homeless man was acquitted of all charges in a case involving an altercation late last year with an Uber driver. The jury said the man acted in self defense when he threw his skateboard into the car’s windshield.

02/23/2015

Unique York with her mother, Denise Anderson. (CBS)

20% Of Nation’s Homeless Public School Students Live In California

More than a million homeless students attend public schools in the U.S., but the highest percentage is right here in California.

02/19/2015

(Hotel 22)

Documentary ‘Hotel 22′ Captures Life On Silicon Valley’s De Facto Homeless Shelter On Wheels

A new documentary airing at the Sundance Film Festival chronicles how a public bus in Silicon Valley has turned into an unofficial shelter for the homeless.

01/29/2015

SABRINA VILLANUEVA AVALOS

With Her Homelessness Kept Secret, Peninsula Student Now First In Her Family To Attend College

The odds were stacked against her: family health problems, homelessness. But Bay Area teen Sabrina Avalos is finding a way to overcome — and thrive.

01/26/2015

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