Homelessness

Students walk through Sproul Plaza on the UC Berkeley campus. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

UC Berkeley Student Says Stranger Groped Her As She Ate Lunch Outside Free Speech Cafe

A 20-year-old University of California at Berkeley student reported being sexually battered on campus Thursday afternoon.

10/26/2014

Photo Courtesy of Michael Newcombe

Conversations With Veterans: Michael Newcombe’s Struggle Post Military Life

When Michael Newcombe became an active duty combat engineer for the Army, he had the world on a string, but an injury received in Afghanistan changed all that. Plagued by homelessness, unemployment and addiction, this young veteran refused to give up. This is his story.

10/23/2014

(CBS)

Vacaville Police Arrest 3 For Stabbing, Robbery Of Homeless Man

Police on Saturday arrested 3 people in connection with the stabbing and robbery of a homeless man and an attempted robbery of another man in Vacaville.

10/19/2014

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Homelessness Among California School Children Doubled In Recent Years

Nearly 270,000 California public school students were homeless at some point during the last school year, according to a new report that finds the number of homeless students is growing at twice the national rate.

09/11/2014

(CBS SF)

San Jose Devises Plan To Clean Up Sprawling Homeless Camp In Silicon Valley

San Jose plans to clean-up a homeless encampment known as “The Jungle” located in the heart of Silicon Valley.

08/11/2014

Kristie Fairchild is this week's Jefferson Award winner. (CBS SF)

Jefferson Award Winner Works With San Francisco’s Homeless To Build A Strong Community

This week’s Jefferson Award winner is a local artist who has always been inspired by the possibilities in creating art. But when Kristie Fairchild brought that same vision to her work with the homeless, she helped hundreds of people realize their own possibilities.

06/11/2014

Protesters gather in front of Twitter headquarters on Market Street in San Francisco on December 9, 2013. (Bay City News Service)

San Francisco’s Homeless Move From Mid-Market As Techies Move In

The arrival of Twitter and other tech companies in San Francisco’s Mid-Market district is pushing many homeless people into adjacent neighborhoods.

01/12/2014

Contrast Of Haves, Have-Nots Demonstrated In 3-Day Silicon Valley March

More than 50 people are taking part in a three-day march focusing on the polarization of wealth in Silicon Valley.

10/07/2013

homeless, begging, panhandling, poverty

Homeless Families Visit SF City Hall To Voice Concerns

San Francisco City Hall was the scene of a protest Thursday by homeless families who want Mayor Ed Lee to do more to help get people off the streets and into housing.

05/10/2013

Homeless Camp

Many Left Behind As Silicon Valley Rebounds

While the ultra-rich are getting even richer, record numbers of Silicon Valley residents are slipping into poverty.

03/10/2013

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