The American Red Cross opened a shelter for the 32 residents displaced by a two-alarm apartment fire in Milpitas on Tuesday.
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.
Thursday was a busy night for San Francisco’s homeless outreach team, which was encouraging people to find shelter from the chilly weather.
A shooting in a Concord neighborhood Monday morning is being investigated as an officer-involved shooting, according to police.
A pit bull was rescued from the side of a highway near Watsonville Tuesday, according to the Santa Cruz County Animal Shelter.
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.
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.
Contra Costa County officials responded Tuesday to a Civil Grand Jury report that underscored their lack of services for homeless youth.
The discovery of a suspicious device prompted a shelter-in-place order on New Montgomery Street in San Francisco Tuesday afternoon, a police spokesman said.
Domestic violence victim advocates in San Francisco were expected to unveil a billboard in the city’s South of Market neighborhood Thursday afternoon that they said is a reaction to a domestic violence case against Sheriff Ross Mirkarimi.