Oakland May Fund Homeless Program Selling Complementary Warriors TicketsOne East Bay city is considering an unconventional approach to helping the homeless that involves selling tickets to see the Golden State Warriors that are usually reserved for city officials.
San Francisco To Vote On Taxing Rich Businesses To Help HomelessA measure on San Francisco's Nov. 6 ballot would raise taxes on the city's wealthiest companies to help thousands of homeless and mentally ill residents.
San Francisco Ordered To Return Car To Homeless Man Unable To Pay Parking FinesA federal judge on Wednesday ordered the city of San Francisco to return a towed car to a homeless man who couldn’t afford to pay the parking tickets he received while working as a food delivery driver.
Hayward Tackles Homelessness With $28 Million in New HousingHayward city leaders now plan to spend millions, to help people in desperate need of housing.
San Francisco Seeks To Implement Recently Signed Conservatorship BillA bill signed by Gov. Jerry Brown last week will allow for San Francisco to create new conservatorship programs for severely mentally ill people to get them off city streets and into treatment.
Oakland Unveils Tuff Shed Village To House HomelessOakland city officials unveiled a village of 20 small Tuff Sheds Tuesday that will help get people of the city's streets and out of large markshift tent encampments.
Severely Burned Pet Kingsnake Needs Loving Snake-Savvy HomeA severely burned Florida Kingsnake named Felix is looking for a new home after months of treatment. He's friendly, rehabbed and ready for an owner who knows how to care snakes.
Homeless Man Uses Golf Club In Violent AssaultPolice in Santa Rosa arrested an apparently homeless man after he beat another man with a golf club late Monday morning, authorities said.
Gov. Brown Signs Bill Allowing Oakland To Lease Caltrans Land For Homeless CentersOakland Mayor Libby Schaaf thanked Gov. Jerry Brown Friday for signing a bill that allows her city to lease public land for future homeless centers.
San Jose Hope Village Encampment Forced To RelocatePeople living at the Hope Village homeless encampment in San Jose were told to pack up their things and move to a new location Monday morning.
Augmented Reality Art Project Sparks Compassion For The HomelessA Bay Area art project is using augmented reality as a tool to generate new understanding and compassion for San Francisco's growing homeless population.
Decomposing Body Found Near Fire At Oakland Homeless EncampmentFirefighters responding to a fire at a homeless encampment in Oakland have discovered a body in part of the camp that did not burn, according to the fire department.