Homelessness

Children wait in line to attend the Los Angeles Mission and Anne Douglas Center's Thanksgiving meal for the homeless, in Downtown Los Angeles, California on November 24, 2010. (GABRIEL BOUYS/AFP/Getty Images)

Number Of Homeless Children In U.S. At All-Time High; California Among Worst States

The number of homeless children in the U.S. has surged in recent years to an all-time high, amounting to one child in every 30, according to a comprehensive state-by-state report that blames the nation’s high poverty rate, the lack of affordable housing and the impacts of pervasive domestic violence.

11/17/2014

BART passengers board a train. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Homeless Advocates Stage Protest At SF Powell Street BART Station

About 30 people carrying placards and pillows participated in Saturday’s symbolic, sleep-in protest at the Powell Street station.

11/09/2014

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

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