California's Historic Homeless Hotel Quarantine Shows Progress, Need for More RoomsRoughly 7,000 people in California have been moved out of shelters, vehicles and rough streets to ride out the pandemic in hotels, an effort Gov. Gavin Newsom announced in March to shield some of the state's 150,000 estimated vulnerable homeless.
Oakland Council President Asks For State, Local Help In Sheltering Homeless In Hotel RoomsOakland city councilmember Rebecca Kaplan late Wednesday asked Governor Newsom, other city leaders and Alameda County officials to provide safe places for Oakland's homeless to shelter in place amid the coronavirus pandemic.
Coronavirus Pandemic: San Francisco Moves 874 Homeless Into Hotel RoomsThe city of San Francisco detailed its plans to house vulnerable homeless residents on Wednesday, a day after supervisors approved an emergency ordinance that would require the city to house all homeless residents, regardless of age or health status.
Coronavirus Update: Mayor Breed Says 70 Test Positive For COVID-19 At San Francisco ShelterMayor London Breed on Friday said that a homeless shelter south of Market is being converted to a medical facility after 70 people there tested positive for coronavirus.
Despite Outreach, Few Bay Area Homeless Occupy New Shelters As Coronavirus Epidemic DeepensA week after Gov. Gavin Newsom pledged thousands of hotel rooms to help the homeless survive the coronavirus pandemic, most of those rooms sit empty.
Berkeley To Develop Emergency Homeless Shelter On City LandThe Berkeley City Council voted Tuesday night to direct City Manager Dee Williams-Ridley to develop an emergency shelter somewhere in the city to try to ease the city’s homeless crisis.
Vallejo Secures Funding For Homeless Navigation CenterThe city of Vallejo on Monday announced it has secured the funding for the construction and operation of a proposed Navigation Center for the homeless.
Mother And Son Kicked Out Of Homeless Shelter For Mental Health OutburstA mother and her son were on a waitlist for a homeless shelter for 18 months and once they got in, they were kicked out eight months later due to a mental health outburst.
Mobile Hygiene Trailers Bring Showers, Washers To Alameda Co. Homeless SheltersThe city of Fremont hopes a new trailer can restore just a little bit of human dignity to those living on the street.
New CA Law Limits Neighbors' Ability To Appeal Navigation CentersEffective immediately in certain zoned areas, people in California cannot appeal a decision to build a homeless navigation center.
Santa Rosa Presses On With Plan To Remove Homeless EncampmentsLike so many Bay Area cities, Santa Santa Rosa is grappling with more and more people living on the streets. Amid protests, the city has cleared several homeless encampments. Now more are slated for July.
San Leandro's 'April Showers' Homeless Program Needs A New HomeIn San Leandro, the homeless assistance program "April Showers" is about to become homeless itself.
San Francisco Port Commission Approves Embarcadero Navigation CenterThe San Francisco Port Commission unanimously voted to approve the operation of a temporary SAFE Navigation Center on a portion of Seawall Lot 330 in the Embarcadero.
Oakland To Invest Millions In 'Tuff Shed' Program To Help House HomelessHousing homeless people in backyard sheds sounds extreme, but Oakland officials say the exploding crisis calls for extreme ideas.
Proposed Homeless Shelter On SF Embarcadero Sparks Dueling Online CampaignsThere are currently competing GoFundMe campaigns in which people have given tens of thousands of dollars either in support of- or opposition to a massive homeless shelter on the San Francisco waterfront.