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