San Francisco Homeless Camp to Be Removed Monday, Advocates Say Residents Have Right to StayPeople who have been living in their cars and in tents in a state-owned parking lot under Interstate 80 in San Francisco are slated to be removed on Monday but their advocates are arguing they have the right to stay under state law.
Fire At Oakland Homeless Camp Ignites Propane Tank Explosion; 2nd Fire In 2 DaysA fire at a homeless camp in Oakland Wednesday morning -- the second fire at a camp in two days -- burned down several dwellings and caused a propane tank to explode.
San Francisco Pays $16 Million to House Homeless in TentsSan Francisco is paying $16.1 million to feed and house people in tent villages as the city struggles with a swelling homeless population.
Oakland Leaders Proffer Plan to Relocate Homeless CampsOakland leaders are proposing an "Encampment Management Policy" that would ban tents within 150 feet of schools, no more than 50 feet from homes, businesses, playgrounds, parks and other recreation areas. A councilman says enforcement of existing policies is what's needed first.
San Jose Residents Dismayed by Growing Homeless Camp, Illegal Dumpsite on Railroad PropertyA homeless encampment and illegal dumpsite on Monterey Road near Bailey Ave. in San Jose has steadily grown to become a massive eyesore and health hazard.
Man Shot at Homeless Camp In OaklandA man suffered a gunshot wound at an Oakland homeless camp Thursday night, according to the Oakland Police Department.
Bones Found in South Bay Creek Believed to Be Human RemainsBones believed to be human remains were found Thursday afternoon in a creek bed in Coyote, in unincorporated San Jose.
Suspect Arrested After Man Fatally Beaten At Oakland Homeless CampPolice in the East Bay on Tuesday arrested a male suspect in the beating death of another man at a homeless camp in Oakland shortly after noon, authorities said.
Homeless Campers Cleared From Joe Rodota Trail in Sonoma CountyCleanup began on the Joe Rodota Trail Friday as officials worked to evict the largest homeless camp in Sonoma County.
Sonoma Sheriff's Video Shows Rats Overrun Hiking Trail by Homeless CampNew aerial infrared video footage released by the Sonoma County Sheriff's Office shows rats drawn to the county's largest homeless encampment scurrying along a popular recreational trail between Santa Rosa and Sebastopol.
Commuters Avoiding Concord Park & Ride Lot Due To Trash, Car Break-Ins, Homeless CampA popular Park & Ride lot in Concord has turned into a dumping ground. Many drivers said they avoid parking there because of the homeless people who live there, trash, and car break-ins.
5 Charged With Murder For Fatal Shooting At Oakland Homeless CampA five-time felon and four other people, three of whom also have prior convictions, have been charged with murder for the fatal shooting of a 23-year-old transient man at an East Oakland homeless camp in October, according to court records.
Question of Homeless Access to Public Streets, Parks May Soon Reach Supreme CourtDoes someone have a constitutional right to sleep on a sidewalk? What about in a city park? Following a hearing on Friday, those questions could soon be taken up by the Supreme Court.
Homeless Man Charged With Attempted Murder For Bay Trail Arrow AttackA 22-year-old homeless man from Albany has been charged with two counts of attempted murder for allegedly wounding two other homeless men by firing arrows at them at a camp near the Bay Trail in Albany early Saturday morning.
Man Arrested In Connection With Richmond Arrow Attack Near Homeless CampAuthorities on Tuesday arrested a man suspected of firing arrows that injured two homeless men along the San Francisco Bay Trail in Richmond over the weekend, East Bay Regional Park District Police confirmed.