San Francisco Homeless Camp to Be Removed Monday, Advocates Say Residents Have Right to StayPeople who have been living in their cars and in tents in a state-owned parking lot under Interstate 80 in San Francisco are slated to be removed on Monday but their advocates are arguing they have the right to stay under state law.
Hayward Couple Resists Demand to Clean Up Trash at Homeless Man's Camp Near Their PropertyA Hayward couple are racking up fines and have been ordered to clean up a homeless man's camp on their property. They say that's not their responsibility.
Parishioners of Burned Concord Church Stay Committed to Helping HomelessContra Costa Fire investigators say a fire on Thursday, May 13, that destroyed a Concord church building may have been started by a homeless individual seeking shelter in a crawl space under the structure.
Gov. Newsom Unveils $12 Billion Plan To End Family Homelessness Within 5 YearsCalifornia Gov. Gavin Newsom on Tuesday proposed $12 billion in new funding to get more people experiencing homelessness in the state into housing and to “functionally end family homelessness” within five years.
Hayward Couple Told to Clean Up Trash Left at Homeless Camp Near PropertyA couple living in Hayward claims the city wants them to clean up a mess near their property that they say shouldn't be their responsibility.
Tents Housing Homeless On San Francisco Streets Down 65% In A Year, City SaysThe number of tents housing homeless residents on San Francisco streets dropped by 65 percent over the last year, marking the lowest tent count seen in the city over the last two years, city officials said Wednesday.
Big City Mayors Call On State To Allocate $20 Billion Over 5 Years To Curb HomelessnessCalifornia's Big City Mayors, a coalition of mayors from the 13 largest cities, are calling on the state to allocate half of its $40 billion surplus to local governments to curb and end homelessness.
Audit Finds Oakland Not Adequately Prepared To Deal With Rise Of Homeless EncampmentsAn audit of homeless services in Oakland found that a team charged with closing and cleaning homeless encampments was not adequately prepared to deal with the problem and lacked an efficient strategy for dealing with the growth of the camps.
Public Defender: Attack on Elderly Asian Woman in San Francisco Not Racially MotivatedNewly-released surveillance video shows that a beating suspect was himself a victim of assault moments before he allegedly attacked an elderly Asian woman in San Francisco
Fremont Firefighters Extinguish 1-Alarm Blaze at Vacant ChurchThe vacant former Redeemer Church burned Sunday afternoon but firefighters prevented the blaze from extending to nearby homes.
Project Home: 'Flex Pool' Program Matches Homeless San Franciscans to Vacant ApartmentsThroughout the pandemic San Francisco has seen an increase in vacant apartments, now people experiencing homelessness are being placed into those empty units.
Report: San Francisco Homeless Struggle To Access Enough Water For SurvivalSan Francisco's homeless residents struggle to access enough water to live and stay healthy, according to a grim report released Tuesday by the nonprofit Coalition on Homelessness.
Petaluma Police Arrest Suspect Who Allegedly Attacked Transient With Bamboo StickPolice arrested a 34-year-old man suspected of hitting an elderly Petaluma man with a large bamboo stick last week.
Homeless-Aid Volunteer Says San Jose Church Stabbing Won't Deter HimA victim of a brutal attack by a homeless man is not letting that deter him from helping the homeless community.
San Francisco Pays $16 Million to House Homeless in TentsSan Francisco is paying $16.1 million to feed and house people in tent villages as the city struggles with a swelling homeless population.