Project Homekey: Newsom Announces $236M In Grants To House Homeless; San Francisco Gets $45M For HotelGov. Gavin Newsom on Monday announced the state has issued a new round of grants totaling $236 million to help house homeless in the Bay Area and California, as part of the "Project Homekey" initiative.
Trump Administration Puts Dozens Of Homeless Housing Projects On Hold In California As Winter ApproachesAs winter approaches and the COVID-19 pandemic rages on, the need to house the homeless in the Bay Area is more urgent than ever. But KPIX 5 has learned the Trump administration has put the brakes on projects that would help thousands.
Police Release New Details In Violent Sexual Assault On Woman In San MateoPolice released new details in the case of a violent sexual assault involving a woman in her 60s, in hopes it will lead to the suspect's arrest.
SF's Healthy Streets Offers Shelter Assistance, Hotel Rooms To HomelessIn recent weeks, some San Franciscans have raised concerns about a longtime problem they believe has suddenly gotten worse.
Residents Push San Francisco Officials To Clear More Homeless EncampmentsAfter clearing homeless encampments from the Tenderloin, residents are pushing the city to remove them from other neighborhoods.
State Push To Get Homeless Into Trailers Yields Mixed ResultsHundreds of homeless seniors are off the streets of the Bay Area and into trailers this summer. The state announced back in January that it would donate the trailers, that are usually on standby for emergencies, to help house the homeless.
Homeless People Parked At Harding Park Golf Course Forced To Move During PGA ChampionshipAn advocacy group wants to prevent the displacement of homeless people living in their vehicles near Harding Park golf course who must move due to parking restrictions during the PGA Championship.
Renters In Oakland, Cities Nationwide May Lose Their Homes When COVID-19 Eviction Moratorium EndsWhen California a moratorium on evictions it was to prevent people who lost work from ending up homeless. But the back rent is piling up and experts say if something isn’t done the results could be disastrous.
Robin Williams' Daughter Celebrates Late Father's Birthday With Donations To Homeless SheltersOn what would've been Robin Williams' 69th birthday, his daughter honored her comedian father by donating money to homeless shelters across California.
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.