Campos Calls For Declaration Of Homelessness Emergency In San FranciscoSan Francisco Supervisor David Campos Tuesday called for the Board of Supervisors to declare a state of emergency on homelessness to help speed up the opening of additional Navigation Centers, shelters designed to help the homeless access permanent housing and other services.
Homeless Advocates Stage Protest, Disrupt Traffic Near Super Bowl CityHomeless advocates are planning to protest Super Bowl City and recent efforts by San Francisco city officials to clear out the homeless.
SF Supervisor Fears Booming Tent Cities Could Become New Homeless 'Policy'A new homeless shelter opening on San Francisco's waterfront may be too little, too late to keep a booming tent city in lower Potrero Hill from becoming a permanent blight.
Colma Officer Back On Duty After Violent Confrontation With TransientA Colma police officer is back on duty after he was injured during a struggle with a 27-year-old transient man on Christmas Day.
SF Mayor Lee Announces Creation Of New City Department To Combat HomelessnessSan Francisco Mayor Ed Lee announced plans Thursday to create a new Department to End Homelessness and spend $1 billion over the next four years helping homeless residents move into permanent housing.
San Francisco Firefighters Swamped With Non-Emergency Medical CallsA San Francisco firefighters are among the busiest in the country, but their emergency calls are most often not emergencies at all.
Homelessness Costing Santa Clara County $520 Million A YearSanta Clara County's homeless situation is proving to be very expensive, costing the country more than half a billion dollars a year.
Tech Leaders Donate $5 Million To House Homeless Veterans In SF Mission BaySan Francisco Mayor Ed Lee announced a new public-private partnership to construct new housing for formerly homeless veterans and families in San Francisco's Mission Bay neighborhood.
Several Injured When Vehicle Veers Off I-80 Exit In SF, Plows Into Homeless Camp At Fifth And HarrisonA vehicle left an Interstate Highway 80 off-ramp in San Francisco Sunday morning and went through a homeless encampment injuring several people.
Fairfield Man Arrested In Pipe Attack On San Francisco Homeless Man Caught On CameraSan Francisco police have made an arrest in a vicious attack on a homeless man that was caught on camera in the Tenderloin District earlier this week.
Homeless Children Succeed Using Innovative Mentoring In Southern CaliforniaNon-profit organization School on Wheels works with homeless children throughout Southern California, filling in the educational gaps at places like McDonalds and Starbucks.
What To Do If You're Concerned About A Homeless Person Sleeping In Your DoorwayWhile the city attempts to create long-term homelessness solutions with job, housing and mental health resources, residents concerned about a homeless person or quality of life in their community can take several immediate and compassionate steps.