Audit Finds Oakland Not Adequately Prepared To Deal With Rise Of Homeless EncampmentsAn audit of homeless services in Oakland found that a team charged with closing and cleaning homeless encampments was not adequately prepared to deal with the problem and lacked an efficient strategy for dealing with the growth of the camps.
San Jose Police To Add Patrols Of Waterways Where Homeless Camps Are NestledSan Jose police are starting up regular patrols of the creeks and rivers in the city to fight crime and bring enforcement to an area that has often been a lawless part of the city.
City Of Oakland Clears Homeless From Lake MerrittCity of Oakland workers spent the Valentine's Day evicting more than a dozen homeless people who have been camping by Lake Merritt.
New Law Limits Authorities' Options in Santa Cruz Homeless Camp CleanupA homeless encampment off of Highway 1 as it enters Santa Cruz has exploded in size in the past few weeks and law enforcement can't legally kick squatters off the property, a Santa Cruz city spokesperson confirmed Thursday.
Drug-Free Homeless 'Village' Evicted From Park In OaklandA homeless encampment under a corner of Oakland's MacArthur Maze was torn down Thursday morning after if received a 72- hour vacate notice on Monday.
Trash From Homeless Camps Blowing Onto South Bay FreewaysCaltrans is moving to clean up homeless camps around South Bay freeways after trash blamed on homeless camps has blown onto the highways creating traffic problems and eyesores.