U.S. Household Incomes Rise For First Time In 8 YearsAmericans finally got a raise last year after eight years of stagnating incomes.
More Homeless Tents In San Francisco Despite Mayor's Call For RemovalTent encampments are now very much a part of San Francisco but how those tents keep popping up around the city comes to many as a surprise.
Second Harvest Food Bank Sees Fewer Donations As Demand RisesIt's a double whammy for the Second Harvest Food Bank. One of the Bay Area's largest food providers is seeing a slump in donations while the demand is higher than ever.
Measuring Global Poverty With Artificial IntelligenceWhat if you could use artificial intelligence to measure global poverty?
Food Bank Of Contra Costa And Solano Counties Celebrates 40 Years Of NourishmentTo honor 40 years of nourishing our community, the Food Bank of Contra Costa and Solano County held a black-tie Gala this past Saturday.
Homeless Student Who Lived In A San Jose Barbershop Graduates Law School, Now Helps The PoorPatrick Armstrong was often homeless and sometimes hungry, as he grew up in San Jose, living in the barbershop where his parents worked. Now, he's graduated law school and working to help the poor, thanks to Students Rising Above.
What To Do If You're Concerned About A Homeless Person Sleeping In Your DoorwayWhile the city attempts to create long-term homelessness solutions with job, housing and mental health resources, residents concerned about a homeless person or quality of life in their community can take several immediate and compassionate steps.
20% Of Nation's Homeless Public School Students Live In CaliforniaMore than a million homeless students attend public schools in the U.S., but the highest percentage is right here in California.
Alumni At Oakland's Fremont High Help Fill In The GapsThe books and papers sit in stacks on the floor in the library at Fremont High in East Oakland, while many of the shelves are empty. It’s been shut down for more than six years.
The Challenges Of Tackling Homelessness Amid The Rising Wealth Gap In Silicon ValleyKCBS In Depth speaks with Dr. Brian Greenberg, Vice President of Programs and Services for InnVision Shelter Network in Santa Clara and San Mateo Counties, about the current growing wealth gap in Silicon Valley that’s lead in an increase of homeless in one of the most affluent areas of the country.
OUR HOMELESS SCHOOLKIDS: 20,000 Bay Area Children Have No Home To Go To After Class, A Doug Sovern KCBS Cover Story SeriesThe only shelter they can call their own is their desk. They live in their family's car, or in shelters, or camped out in cold, wet tents, as they try to study, write reports, and pull themselves up. This is their multi-part story, in a Doug Sovern KCBS Cover Story series.
Finding A New 'Jungle,' Homeless Plan To Create Second Camp In San JoseSan 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.