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.
About 30 people carrying placards and pillows participated in Saturday’s symbolic, sleep-in protest at the Powell Street station.
A 20-year-old University of California at Berkeley student reported being sexually battered on campus Thursday afternoon.
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.
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.
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.