Local Mayors Call For More Funding, Housing During State Budget HearingBay Area mayors called for increased state funding with a focus on housing production to help address the homelessness in the region and throughout the state, during a California State Assembly subcommittee hearing on Thursday.
Questions Surround Non-Profit's Efforts To Provide RVs To Bay Area HomelessCould trailers be a new temporary fix for California's growing homelessness crisis? Some people tell KPIX one local company offered them deals that were too good to be true.
Oakland Approves Ban On Background Checks For Prospective RentersFollowing a unanimous vote by the city council Tuesday night, Oakland has now become the first city in California to ban criminal background checks on potential renters.
Berkeley Approves Proposal To Put Homeless Camp Below University Ave. OverpassThe Berkeley City Council on Tuesday night voted to approve a proposal to develop a homeless camp for up to 120 tents below a bridge on University Avenue that connects Fourth Street and the city's waterfront.
Gov. Newsom To Visit Oakland On Last Stop Of Homelessness TourCalifornia governor Gavin Newsom will arrive in Oakland on Thursday for the final stop of his statewide homelessness tour to preview executive actions to address the crisis, his office announced Wednesday.
Fewer San Francisco Police May Respond To Homeless Calls As Resolution PassesFewer San Francisco police may be responding to calls about the homeless following the passing of a resolution Wednesday evening by the city's police commission.
Sonoma Co. Supes Vote To Open Emergency Homeless Shelter In Los GuilicosThe Sonoma County Board of Supervisors voted Tuesday to open up an emergency homeless shelter near the juvenile detention center in Los Guilicos, a location many say is impractical.
Newsom Orders Agencies To Find State Land To Use For Temporary Homeless SheltersGovernor Gavin Newsom signed an executive order Wednesday directing agencies under his command to identify state land that could be used as temporary shelter locations for the homeless.
Walnut Creek Holds Community Forum To Discuss Solutions To HomelessnessThe city of Walnut Creek held a community forum Tuesday night to discuss solutions to homelessness in the city.
Expert: Homelessness Disproportionately Impacts Black And LGBTQ YouthThere is a hidden homeless population, often by design: street kids. When children end up homeless, it’s usually because someone in their life dropped the ball. A UC Berkeley professor says it’s up to society to pick them up.
Homeless Woman Arrested For Attacking Man In San FranciscoA homeless woman has been arrested for attacking a man walking on Sansome Street in San Francisco on Thursday morning, according to the victim.
Client Had Described Berkeley Navigation Center As 'Dangerous and Deplorable'James Wood says he was so afraid, he cried the first night he stayed in Berkeley’s STAIR navigation center.
Runners Brave Cold As Silicon Valley Turkey Trot Raises About $1M For CharitiesIt was a chilly start for around 23,000 runners in Silicon Valley Thursda morning at the largest Thanksgiving Day "Turkey Trot" in the county.
Dozens Say Taxpayer-Funded Housing Program Isn't WorkingBay Area Community Services (BACS) is the largest housing solutions program in the Bay Area and it's largely funded by tens of millions of taxpayer dollars. But dozens of people say they're back out on the street because of BACS.
Neighbors Build Wooden Wall To Deter Homeless, Crime In SF's InglesideA pedestrian pathway in San Francisco's Ingleside neighborhood is at the center of a new fight over pushing out the homeless after fed-up neighbors built a wooden wall there.