More than 20,000 Bay Area schoolchildren are learning tough life lessons beyond the classroom because they are homeless. So just how are local school districts coping with this record number of homeless students?
Soaring housing costs in the Bay Area and worsening domestic violence are just part of what are driving the increase in family homelessness.
Animal shelters around the Bay Area are seeing an influx of dogs and cats to the point of overcrowding, and are urging people to consider adopting or fostering an animal.
Shelters, mostly run by churches in the county, are struggling to provide help.
Beginning Dec. 1, San Francisco will require proof of residency for families seeking space in one of the city’s long-term shelters.
A look at kitten season, a time when many shelters are overflowing with newborns.
Known for its beaches and sweeping ocean views, Pacifica rarely attracts attention for crime or other quality of life problems. But statistics compiled over the past few years expose a growing problem: homelessness.
The fire started on the third floor balcony at the InnVision Villa on 11th and E. San Antonio Streets—near San Jose State’s fraternity row at about 5:37 p.m. The flames quickly spread to the roof of the structure but all forty residents were evacuated safely.
City crews in San Jose started the process of clearing out a homeless encampment near Happy Hollow Zoo on Monday morning, a process that is expected to take most of the week.
This after city officials cleared the space near Coyote Creek on Tuesday.