Mental Illness Propels Woman's Fall from Suburb to SF StreetsA woman recently arrested for stabbing two strangers with a pair of scissors illustrates the plight of many of the Bay Area's homeless -- thousands of whom are mentally ill without access to care or counseling.
Homeless Moms in S.F. Treated to Brunch, Music, GiftsMothers at a homeless shelter in San Francisco were pampered and treated to brunch in honor of Mothers Day.
San Francisco's Free Syringes Are Littering Its StreetsSan Francisco hands out millions of syringes a year to drug users but has little control over how they are discarded and that's contributing to thousands of complaints.
Oakland To House More Homeless With Tuff Shed Program ExpansionThe city of Oakland is expanding its Tuff Shed program for the homeless.
'Miracle Messages' Reunites The Homeless With Loved OnesWe've seen the crisis of homelessness spread throughout the Bay Area. But this week's Jefferson award winner says doing something about it means looking at someone who is homeless as a person.. not a problem. Then, listen to their story in order to help them.
San Francisco's Tourism Slump Blamed On Homelessness And President TrumpSan Francisco's robust tourism industry is experiencing a slight slump. Some say Trump is to blame, but others point to the homeless crisis.
Oakland Councilmember Proposes Tax On Vacant Properties To Combat HomelessnessOakland City Councilmember Rebecca Kaplan is proposing a new tax on vacant properties in Oakland to combat homelessness.
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.
Viewer Donations, Silicon Valley Shelter Give New Hope to Struggling FamilyIn the shadow of multi-million-dollar Silicon Valley estates some Bay Area families -- the working poor -- are forced to live in RVs. Now, there's new hope and temporary haven for one such family.
Body Found Near Warm Springs BART Station in FremontInvestigators say the man who died appeared to be in his fifties. There were no obvious signs of criminal activity.
Homeless Situation In San Francisco Union Square Goes From Bad To Worse The holiday vibe in San Francisco’s Union Square is competing with a problem that's gone from bad to worse, the growing reality of the city’s homeless problem.
Proposal To Crack Down On Santa Rosa Homelessness Draws CriticismSanta Rosa could give police more power to crack down on crimes associated with the homeless. But critics say it's criminalizing people who live on the street.