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Project Homeless Connect Sets Up Shop At Golden Gate Park

Bayview-Hunters Point Residents Protest Planned Homeless Shelter

Approximately 2,000 San Francisco Bayview-Hunters Point residents have signed a petition protesting plans to put a 100-bed homeless shelter in their neighborhood and have taken their concerns to City Hall.

02/25/2014

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Santa Clara County Shelters Open To Help Homeless Keep Warm

A non-profit group began offering 275 shelter beds Monday for the homeless during the cold weather season in Santa Clara County, which has one of the highest homeless populations in the country, a spokeswoman said.

12/02/2013

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Homeless May Be Booted From Staying At Palo Alto Community Center

A Palo Alto City Council committee voted to ban anyone from using the community center during overnight hours.

08/14/2013

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32 Residents Displaced By Milpitas Apartment Fire

The American Red Cross opened a shelter for the 32 residents displaced by a two-alarm apartment fire in Milpitas on Tuesday.

04/24/2013

Homeless encampment near Mineta San Jose International Airport. (CBS)

Homeless Camp In Downtown San Jose Cleared Out

A planned cleanup of a homeless encampment in downtown San Jose got started Friday morning and will evict people who remained there after the city issued a 72-hour vacation notice on Monday.

03/08/2013

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Bay Area Cold Snap Rough On San Francisco’s Homeless

Thursday was a busy night for San Francisco’s homeless outreach team, which was encouraging people to find shelter from the chilly weather.

01/11/2013

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Police Investigate Shots Fired In Concord Neighborhood

A shooting in a Concord neighborhood Monday morning is being investigated as an officer-involved shooting, according to police.

09/17/2012

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Pit Bull Found Tied To Side Of Watsonville Highway

A pit bull was rescued from the side of a highway near Watsonville Tuesday, according to the Santa Cruz County Animal Shelter.

09/05/2012

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Jefferson Award Winner Brings Education Services To Needy East Bay Children

After years of studying about the achievement gap, a local graduate student wanted to do something more than write papers. So this week’s Jefferson Award winner started a program that takes educators, like herself, where they are needed most.

08/09/2012

Escalators at the Montgomery St. BART station in San Francisco. (BrokenSphere / Wikimedia Commons)

Phil Matier: Human Waste Plagues BART Escalators

KCBS, CBS 5 and San Francisco Chronicle Insider Phil Matier said many of the broken escalators are the result of human excrement gumming up its gears.

07/26/2012

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