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.
SF Measure Taxing Wealthy Businesses For Homeless Services Becomes Law; State Supreme Court Denies ChallengeProp C, the 2018 initiative that taxes wealthy San Francisco businesses to pay for homeless service, became law Wednesday after the California Supreme Court refused to hear a challenge to it.
San Jose Residents Dismayed by Growing Homeless Camp, Illegal Dumpsite on Railroad PropertyA homeless encampment and illegal dumpsite on Monterey Road near Bailey Ave. in San Jose has steadily grown to become a massive eyesore and health hazard.
Santa Clara County Outlines Ambitious Plan to End HomelessnessThe largest county in the Bay Area unveiled its boldest and most aggressive plan to end homelessness following success in reaching its 2015 goal to shelter the vulnerable population.
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.
Bones Found in South Bay Creek Believed to Be Human RemainsBones believed to be human remains were found Thursday afternoon in a creek bed in Coyote, in unincorporated San Jose.
'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.
Video Shows Death of 1st of 2 Black Men Hanged in SoCal Desert Was SuicideMalcom Harsch, the 38-year-old Black man found hanging from a tree near a Victorville library last month, died from an apparent suicide caught on surveillance video, the San Bernardino Sheriff’s Office said Friday.
Settlement Gives San Francisco 5 Weeks to Clear Most Homeless Tents From Tenderloin SidewalksIn San Francisco's Tenderloin District, epicenter of the city's homelessness crisis, there is a legal deadline for the city to get people off sidewalks where the number of tents has exploded in the past year and a half.
San Francisco Supervisors Renew Demands For Hotel Room For Homeless During COVID-19 OutbreakSeveral San Francisco Supervisors were once again voicing their displeasure with what they say is the city's slow pace in placing homeless people in hotel rooms amid the coronavirus pandemic.
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: Emergency Trailers For San Jose Homeless Sit Empty Months After DeliveryHomeless advocates carried makeshift tombstones to the entrance of Happy Hollow Park and Zoo in San Jose Wednesday where more than 100 emergency housing trailers are still sitting empty.
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.
Coronavirus Update: Gov. Newsom Announces Deal With Motel 6 Chain To House HomelessGov. Newsom said the state's existing housing crisis and the outbreak of the coronavirus and need for social distancing has intensified the need to get an estimated 108,000 homeless people off the streets.
Coronavirus Update: Virtual Doctor Outreach Program Launched Tageting San Jose HomelessA new mobile medical assessment program launched in San Jose on Friday, targeting the city’s homeless population in the midst of the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic.