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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

A visitor pets a cat at the pop-up "Cat cafe" in New York. A similar cafe called "KitTea" is set to open soon in San Francisco. (EMMANUEL DUNAND/Getty Images)

Customers Can Soon Play With Adoptable Cats At San Francisco ‘KitTea’ Cafe

There’s a new way to find a pet at this upcoming San Francisco cafes where adoptable kitties mingle with cafe customers.

06/23/2014

Runaway San Francisco Jail Inmate Timothy Midgett found at St. Vincent de Paul Homeless Shelter

Runaway San Francisco Jail Inmate Found At Local Homeless Shelter

An inmate who escaped from San Francisco County Jail earlier this month was located tonight at a San Francisco homeless shelter and taken into custody, the sheriff’s chief deputy said tonight.

06/18/2014

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National Pet Adoption Promotion Helps Clear Out South Bay Shelter

203 animals were adopted over the course of a single weekend at a South Bay animal shelter as part of a national free pet adoption promotion.

06/06/2014

The 2-year-old female Chihuahua rescued from a highway median barrier in Walnut Creek at the Contra Costa Animal Services shelter in Martinez. (CBS)

Chihuahua Rescued From Walnut Creek Highway Median Awaits Adoption In Martinez Shelter

A Chihuahua that was rescued from atop a median barrier on Interstate 680 in Walnut Creek by a California Highway Patrol Officer Friday will have a few more days of tests before possibly being put up for adoption.

05/13/2014

Homeless Vietnam veteran with cardboard sign begs on the street in San Francisco (AP)

San Francisco Lawmakers Begin Series Of Hearings On Homelessness

San Francisco lawmakers have begun a series of hearings on homelessness in the city, which focuses on cost-effective strategies to house the homeless.

04/30/2014

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

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