Empty San Jose Hotel To Be Renovated For HomelessDozens of units are expected to be available by the end of the year at an empty downtown San Jose hotel that will be renovated for the homeless.
San Francisco's Homeless Being Moved To Meager Pier 80 ShelterOfficials with the Coalition on Homelessness in San Francisco said Friday that the 150 beds at the Pier 80 shelter would not be enough to house the estimated 5,000 people who are living on the city's streets.
San Francisco's Pier 80 Homeless Shelter Comes With Staggering CostSan Francisco is spending well above an average month’s rent to house each homeless person staying inside its Pier 80 shelter.
Pier 80 Homeless Shelter Is OpenThe shelter, now open, is intended to be the city's response to El Nino and the heavier winter storms that have been predicted. Depending on the weather, it will operate through March or April.
Santa Rosa Will Allow Some Meeting Halls To Shelter Homeless This WinterThe Santa Rosa City Council has approved a new pilot program that would allow owners of certain types of properties to provide shelter and facilities for homeless people during the winter months.
Mandatory Evacuation Order Lifted As Lake County 'Elk Fire' Consumes 450 AcresMandatory evacuations were lifted for residents near a wildfire burning in Lake County that has consumed 450 acres Wednesday night, according to Cal Fire.
2 North Bay Women Battle In Court For Beloved Tuxedo CatTwo women are battling in a Sonoma County court over which of them is the rightful owner of a tuxedo cat.
Vacant Vallejo Building Catches Fire For 2nd Time In 3 DaysVallejo fire officials are investigating a two-alarm fire Thursday evening at a former school district building that was also involved in a three-alarm fire just two nights ago.
3-Alarm Fire In Vallejo Destroys Vacant School District Building Used By The HomelessThere had been concern a man may have been trapped inside the building, but all 15 displaced by the fire have been accounted for.
Documentary 'Hotel 22' Captures Life On Silicon Valley's De Facto Homeless Shelter On WheelsA 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.
'Who's Your Daddy' DNA Program May Make Shelter Dogs More AdoptableSome people on the hunt for a new pet are willing to shell out big bucks for designer breed dogs like Labradoodles, Maltipoos and Puggles. To keep up with the trend, DNA tests are helping the Peninsula Humane Society and SPCA to invent their own breeds in order to get their mutts adopted.
Santa Clara Co. Health Care Workers Seek Homeless Who Refuse Shelter To Bring Them Blankets, SuppliesThere's a push to get Santa Clara County's homeless in from the below-freezing cold. Health care workers are working to bring warm clothing, blankets and supplies to those who refuse to seek adequate shelter.

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