Gov. Newsom Announces Homelessness Task Force In Oakland VisitGov. Gavin Newsom came to Oakland on Tuesday to announce the creation of a task force to help address California's homelessness crisis.
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.
Proposal To Fast Track Housing Construction All Over California Delayed Until 2020Faced with a growing homeless population, and an escalating housing crisis, a proposal that would have sped up construction all over California has hit a massive speed bump.
Silicon Valley's Homeless Population Explodes, According To New SurveyA new survey shows that the homeless population in Santa Clara County has exploded with most of those without a home living in San Jose.
Homeless Population Surges Across San Francisco Bay AreaA federal count shows the number of homeless people increased by double-digit percentages in three San Francisco Bay Area counties over the last two years.
East Palo Alto Program Allows People Living In RVs To Park On City-Owned LandInstead of banning RVs off the streets altogether, East Palo Alto city leaders and the nonprofit organization Project WeWork joined together to create the RV Safe Parking Pilot Program.
Once A Homeless Drug Addict, Pastor Gives Hope To HomelessYears ago, he was a homeless drug addict who was no stranger to jail. Today, his life is transformed and he is helping others make their own fresh start.
'Significant Drop' In Chronic Homelessness Expected To Be Announced In Marin CountyMarin County officials Wednesday morning are scheduled to announce a “significant drop in chronic homelessness” based on a point-in-time count in January.
Homeless Man To Stand Trial For Murder Of Woman In ConcordA homeless man accused of fatally stabbing a woman who caught him dumpster diving behind a Concord strip mall last summer was ordered Wednesday morning in a Martinez courtroom to stand trial on murder charges.
San Francisco 'Safe Overnight Parking' Pilot Program ApprovedSan Francisco’s board of supervisors have approved a pilot program that will allow overnight parking for people living in cars or RV’s.
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.
San Francisco Supe Proposes That More Districts Should House Navigation CentersThe homeless problem has for years been considered the weightiest problem facing San Francisco. One city supervisor says the weight of that challenge needs to be carried by more shoulders.
San Francisco Embarcadero Homeless Center Proposal Scaled Back Following BacklashA San Francisco supervisor is expected to introduce legislation Tuesday that would place homeless navigation centers in every district.
Alameda Voters Approve Senior Housing, Homeless Services In Special ElectionA majority of voters in Alameda’s special election Tuesday decided to convert several vacant office buildings on McKay Avenue across from Crab Cove to senior housing and homeless services.
Alameda Residents Vote On Competing Land-Use MeasuresResidents in Alameda are voting in a special election Tuesday on two competing measures that will decide the fate of vacant former federal offices on a 3.65-acre parcel on McKay Avenue across from Crab Cove.