San Jose city police and crews moved in to clean up and shut down the homeless camp known as the “Jungle” Thursday, but now it looks like they have another problem on their hands.
As city police and crews are working to wipe Silicon Valley’s largest homeless camp off the map, one anonymous person intends to keep it on another.
While the homeless residents that lived in “the Jungle” and their advocates are unhappy with their eviction from the makeshift encampment, many nearby residents and businesses are expressing relief that the city of San Jose is finally shutting down what they say is a constant source of blight and pollution.
Dismantling began Thursday morning at “The Jungle,” a large homeless encampment along San Jose’s Coyote Creek.
St. Anthony’s Dining Room Sees Changing Faces of San Francisco’s Poverty; Stays True To Their Mission
As Thanksgiving nears, KCBS In Depth spoke with Barry Stenger, the executive director of St. Anthony’s Dinning Hall, about the old and new faces of poverty in San Francisco, what challenges lay ahead and how you can help.
Nearly 500 homeless people in Santa Clara County live in their cars. Now the city of San Jose is considering designated parking lots to give those folks a place to stay.
Growing up in East Palo Alto, Markel Moore says he’s had to work hard for everything — like becoming the first in his family to go to college and earning the scholarships to pay for it.
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.
California is embarking on a first-of-its-kind attempt to improve the academic lives of foster youth by giving schools more money to meet their special learning and emotional needs and holding educators and administrators accountable.
Meuy Phan is graduating from Richmond High School with near-perfect grades. But her biggest accomplishment may be at home where she has grown up with the responsibilities of an adult.