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.
San Jose plans to clean-up a homeless encampment known as “The Jungle” located in the heart of Silicon Valley.
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.
The arrival of Twitter and other tech companies in San Francisco’s Mid-Market district is pushing many homeless people into adjacent neighborhoods.
More than 50 people are taking part in a three-day march focusing on the polarization of wealth in Silicon Valley.
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.
While the ultra-rich are getting even richer, record numbers of Silicon Valley residents are slipping into poverty.
San Jose plans to remove a huge homeless encampment has mushroomed in a grassy field near downtown San Jose right under the airport flight path, city officials said Wednesday.
An opponent of Berkeley’s failed sit-lie ban, Measure S, has proposed that the city create a working group to investigate the root causes of homelessness in Berkeley and devise a comprehensive strategy to address the problem.
Benches originally installed in Harvey Milk Plaza to encourage people to gather and create community in the Castro District were removed Friday to discourage a small number of homeless nomads who regularly slept there, city officials said.