Animal Rights Activists Aim To End Gas Chamber Use In California SheltersAnimal rights activists say a loophole in California laws allows shelters to euthanize animals in gas chambers, and are trying to put an end to the practice.
How Bay Area School Districts Are Coping With The Growing Number Of Homeless Students 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?
20,000 Homeless Bay Area Schoolchildren – How Did We Get Here?Soaring housing costs in the Bay Area and worsening domestic violence are just part of what are driving the increase in family homelessness.
Contra Costa Humane Society Urges Adoptions As Dogs, Cats Face Euthanasia At Crowded SheltersAnimal 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.
Marin County Aiming To Build New Year-Round Homeless ShelterShelters, mostly run by churches in the county, are struggling to provide help.
San Francisco To Require Proof Of Residency For SheltersBeginning Dec. 1, San Francisco will require proof of residency for families seeking space in one of the city’s long-term shelters.
Animal Update: What Is Kitten Season?A look at kitten season, a time when many shelters are overflowing with newborns.
Pacifica Sees Spike In Homeless PopulationKnown 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.
Two-Alarm Fire Displaces 40 At San Jose Homeless Shelter 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.
Crews Clear Another Homeless Encampment In San JoseCity 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.
Some South Bay Homeless Return To Illegal Encampment This after city officials cleared the space near Coyote Creek on Tuesday.
3 Cold Weather Shelters Now Open In Santa Clara CountyAs winter approaches and the weather gets colder, thousands of homeless people will now be able to seek shelter at three locations in Santa Clara County.