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Documentary ‘Hotel 22′ Captures Life On Silicon Valley’s De Facto Homeless Shelter On Wheels

A new documentary airing at the Sundance Film Festival chronicles how a public bus in Silicon Valley has turned into an unofficial shelter for the homeless.

12 hours ago

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Daly City Suburb Makes Top 10 List Of Hottest Neighborhoods In The Country In 2015

The Crocker neighborhood came in ninth in the annual list by online real estate brokerage Redfin.

01/28/2015

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San Rafael Mayor Closes City Park To Shut Out The Homeless

Fed up with complaints about homeless people and their behavior at a popular San Rafael park, the mayor says it’s time to shut it down.

01/23/2015

Oakland luxury home for sale.

Time To Buy? Bay Area Home Sales Up In 2014 As Price Growth Slows

The average price of a home in the Bay Area is up again on a year over year basis, data released today by property information service CoreLogic DataQuick shows.

01/16/2015

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San Francisco Opens Waiting List For Nearly 200 Housing Units To Homeless Applicants

San Francisco’s Housing Authority is opening their waiting list for nearly 200 units to become available to the homeless for the first time in five years. The deadline to apply is by Sunday, but they must do so online.

01/13/2015

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Former Estate Of Donner Party Survivor Turned Into $30M SJ Development For Low Income, Homeless

A $30 million housing complex broke ground in San Jose Friday, where 20 percent of the units will be set aside for homeless and low income, putting them right alongside some of Silicon Valley’s highest paid workers.

01/09/2015

Move-out day at "The Jungle" a massive homeless encampment in San Jose for over 200 people. (photo credit: Mike Colgan)

San Jose Officials Target Other Homeless Sites After Clearing Out ‘The Jungle’

New smaller sites have cropped up and San Jose officials are already trying to clear them out and get the homeless into permanent affordable housing.

12/24/2014

An exterior view of Candlestick Park before the game between the Atlanta Falcons and the San Francisco 49ers on December 23, 2013 in San Francisco, California.  It is the last regular season game at the stadium.  (Photo by Stephen Dunn/Getty  Images)

Bayview District Residents Fear Health Risks From Candlestick Park’s Possible Implosion

Some people in San Francisco’s Bayview District are worried about potential health effects from the tear down of Candlestick Park.

12/23/2014

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Bay Area School Districts, Local Governments Tackle Increasing Number Of Homeless Kids

More than 20,000 Bay Area schoolchildren are homeless and in California that rate is twice the national average. So what are school districts and local governments doing to address the crisis?

12/19/2014

Brittney Nance helps her daughter Izabella, 7, with homework as Henry Nance, 5, and Lillie Nance, 2, play on the bed in their motel room at the Old Town Inn March 5, 2009 in West Sacramento, California. Brittney and her family were evicted from the house they were renting after her husband, Steve Nance, lost his job. The couple and their three children are living in a budget motel while they save enough money for deposit on a new rental home, but are finding it difficult as they pay nearly $1200 a month for the motel room. All five live in a small studio sized room with most of their belongings. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

20,000 Homeless Bay Area Schoolchildren – How Did We Get Here?

Soaring housing costs in the Bay Area and worsening domestic violence are just part of what are driving the increase in family homelessness.

12/17/2014

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