Project Home: Neighbors Of San Francisco Shelter-In-Place Hotels Complain Of Increased CrimeThe city program directing $10 million a month to house homeless people in hotels is leading to increased crime in the form of shootings and break-ins, according to neighbors.
San Francisco Supes Criticize Plan To Rehouse 2,300 Homeless Staying In Hotels During PandemicSeveral San Francisco supervisors and homeless service providers on Tuesday blasted a plan by city leaders to rehouse 2,300 individuals currently staying in hotels as part of the city's COVID-19 response.
Woman Living At Berkeley Encampment Braces For Cold Snap After Fire Destroys Her BelongingsWhile the Bay Area braces for another night of bitter cold temperatures, the unhoused are trying to find a way to keep warm safely. This comes after a fire ripped through a large encampment in Berkeley destroying their tents and belongings.
Project Homekey: Bay Area Counties Receive $73M For Housing Homeless In Final Round Of GrantsGov. Gavin Newsom announced Thursday nearly $130 million has been awarded to help house homeless in the Bay Area and across California in the final round of "Project Homekey" grants.
'Preposterous And Ridiculous' - Alameda County Blasts Oakland Proposal To House City's Homeless At Pleasanton FairgroundsA new proposal to move homeless people from the City of Oakland to the Alameda County Fairgrounds in Pleasanton is drawing criticism from county leaders as well as Tri-Valley residents.
'This Is Related To Elections' - Homeless Advocates Question Oakland's Timing On Encampment CrackdownCities across the Bay Area have taken or plan to take action to clean up homeless encampments. But homeless advocates say the timing of all of this is a bit peculiar.
Controversial Rules on Oakland Homeless Encampments Unanimously ApprovedOakland City Council unanimously approved new rules that prohibit homeless people from setting up tents in parks or near homes, businesses, schools and some churches as the city copes with a recent spike in its homeless population.
Car Runs Over Man Sleeping in Santa Clara Parking LotA car killed a 74-year-old homeless man while he slept in a parking stall Monday afternoon, Santa Clara police said.
Fire Spreads From Homeless Encampment To Commercial Building In San FranciscoA commercial building and a large encampment were burning Monday night in San Francisco, fire officials said.
San Franciscan Feeds Homeless While Fighting Eviction HerselfAs the pandemic rolls on, Andrea Carla Michaels is struggling to feed San Francisco homeless while battling to stay in an apartment where she's lived for the last 27 years.
San Jose Sees Spike In Fires At Homeless EncampmentsAs wildfires rage in Northern California, neighbors in San Jose are growing increasingly worried about fires caused by homeless residents.