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A pit bull terrier. (Fadel Senna/AFP/Getty Images)

East Oakland Vacant Store Becomes Dumping Ground For Unwanted Pets

Unwanted pets are being dumped at a vacant store in East Oakland just steps from a state-of-the-art SPCA animal shelter.

12/19/2014

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Bay Area School Districts, Local Governments Tackle Increasing Number Of Homeless Kids

More than 20,000 Bay Area schoolchildren are homeless and in California that rate is twice the national average. So what are school districts and local governments doing to address the crisis?

12/19/2014

Bessie Carmichael School in San Francisco's SoMa. (photo credit: Doug Sovern)

Number Of Homeless Children In Bay Area Reaches All-Time High

Despite years of trying to end homelessness, the number of homeless children in California, and the Bay Area, is at an all-time high.

12/15/2014

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American Red Cross Opens More Shelters After Strong Storm Pounds Bay Area

The American Red Cross has opened four emergency shelters in the Greater Bay Area to assist people affected by a storm that is making its way through the Bay Area.

12/12/2014

The homeless get a hot meal and shelter at St. Anthony Foundation in San Francisco. (Margie Shafer/CBS)

St. Anthony’s In San Francisco Opens Doors To Homeless During Storm, Providing Nearly 3,000 Meals

Thousands of meals were served on Thursday, thanks in large part to generators, at St. Anthony’s in San Francisco.

12/11/2014

(Credit: Jackie MacMillan)

Terminally-Ill Cats And Dogs Get Tender, Loving Hospice Care In Their Final Days

A Silicon Valley animal shelter is making the last days of an ailing pet into some of the most heartwarming and gratifying days for its caregiver.

12/08/2014

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Cats Dumped Outside Marin Humane Society Are Now Ready For Adoption

More than 100 cats and kittens have been dumped off the Marin Humane Society in a series of anonymous, late-night visits, overwhelming shelter operations. Now the first dozen are ready to be adopted.

08/22/2014

Cat Dumping

Dozens Of Cats Anonymously Abandoned At North Bay Shelter; Mysterious Party Sought

More than 100 cats and kittens have been dumped off at a North Bay shelter in a series of anonymous, late night visits, overwhelming shelter operations.

08/15/2014

Dreamcatcher House

Oakland DreamCatcher Homeless Shelter For Teenagers Slated To Close As Landlord Seeks To Sell Property

The only place in Alameda County where homeless teenagers can find a bed to sleep at night is on the verge of closing if something doesn’t change fast.

08/08/2014

Former Fresno County Animal Shelter Employees File Lawsuit Alleging Mistreatment of Animals

Two former employees of a Fresno County animal shelter have filed a lawsuit alleging they were fired after complaining about mistreatment of animals.

07/21/2014

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