Man Under Sleeping Bag On Brentwood Street Fatally Struck By 2 VehiclesThe Brentwood Police Department is calling on members of the public to assist in the investigation of a man who was fatally struck by two different vehicles on Brentwood Boulevard earlier this week.
Hotel Rooms Leased For Homeless In Alameda County Sit Empty Months Into COVID-19 PandemicAt the start of the coronavirus pandemic California officials knew immediately if it spread into the homeless population a disaster could occur, so the state leased hotels to house people living on the streets. Now, months into the pandemic, many of the rooms sit empty.
Neighbors Say Homeless Encampment In Mission Bay Is Growing During COVID-19 PandemicResidents in Mission Bay say the problem of homeless encampments, particularly on the backside of the Caltrain station on King Street, has worsened in just the last few weeks.
'Failed Experiment' To House Homeless In RV Park Costs San Jose $1.3 MillionSan Jose homeless advocates are demanding answers about how a city program to house people in trailers during the pandemic failed.
Dozens Protest Deal With Hastings To Move Hundreds Of Homeless People From TenderloinDozens of activists marched through San Francisco's Tenderloin Tuesday, denouncing a plan by the city to move hundreds of homeless people from the area in accordance with a settlement between the city and the UC Hastings College of Law.
San Jose Dismantles Trailer Park Built To House Elderly Homeless People During PandemicJust a month after its long-awaited opening, a makeshift trailer park for the homeless is being dismantled in the parking lot of the Happy Hollow Park and Zoo.
San Francisco Reaches Settlement With UC Hastings Over Conditions In TenderloinThe city of San Francisco has reached a settlement with UC Hastings and the law school's co-plaintiffs in a suit filed over conditions in the Tenderloin, according to an announcement.
San Francisco Supervisor Calls For Hearing On COVID-19 Impact On Homeless After Glen Park SlayingA San Francisco supervisor has called for a hearing on how the COVID-19 pandemic has addressed the city's response to the behavioral health needs of the homeless following the killing of a 94-year-old Glen Park resident Leo Hainzl by a homeless man last week.
Questions Arise Surrounding Beating Death Of San Francisco 94-Year-OldThe murder of a 94-year-old man in San Francisco's Glen Park neighborhood and the subsequent arrest of a homeless man has neighbors questioning whether the city should have moved more quickly to compel the suspect to get treatment.
Power Out For Days At Oakland RV Park For Homeless Amid Heat WaveThe electricity has been out at Oakland’s safe RV parking site for the homeless for five days in the middle of a heat wave.
San Mateo County Gets State 'Roomkey' Funds To Help Homeless During The PandemicNinety homeless people considered at high risk have been sheltered at a San Mateo County hotel as part of the county's efforts to stem the spread of novel coronavirus among vulnerable populations.
Some Santa Rosa Homeless Skeptical Of New City-Run Camp Site, Despite PandemicThose without housing living in Santa Rosa now have somewhere to stay amid the coronavirus pandemic after the city opened its first-ever safe site for the homeless.
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.
Coronavirus Update: UC Hastings Chancellor Blasts City's COVID-19 Tenderloin Plan As 'Entirely Inadequate'The chancellor of UC Hastings College of Law lashed out at San Francisco officials Friday, criticizing the city's Tenderloin safety plan as doing little more than encouraging sidewalk camping and facilitating already rampant drug dealing.
Coronavirus Pandemic Making Plight Of San Francisco Homeless Even More IntractableThere are no tourists anymore on San Francisco’s famously twisty and steep Lombard Street. The city’s landmark hotels and posh shops are closed up tight. But one staple of San Francisco has become even more pronounced as the coronavirus pandemic chased everyone inside.