San Francisco's Proposed Bayview District Homeless Navigation Center Draws Support, OppositionSan Francisco’s latest proposed homeless navigation center in the Bayview District does not appear to have intense opposition but not everybody thinks it’s a great idea.
Tiny-Home Developments in San Jose Offer Alternative to HomelessnessSan Jose mayor Sam Liccardo joined members of the city council and the community to assemble 8-foot by 10-foot homeless shelters that will be part of the city's first-ever tiny home community.
San Francisco's 24/7 Public Toilet Pilot Program Aims To Flush Out Dirty StreetsSan Francisco has developed a reputation for having human waste on the streets. To combat the problem, the city began a pilot program Monday to keep three public toilets open 24 hours a day.
Trump Slams California as Nation's Hub of Homelessness; Numbers Back Him UpThe president told supporters at a rally that California has half of the homeless in the country. KPIX political reporter Melissa Caen checked his numbers.
Rohnert Park Bans Overnight RV Parking On City-Owned LotsCity officials in Rohnert Park are taking action after two people died on the SMART train tracks there in the past month.
Campaign Calls On San Franciscans To Put Aside Differences, Tackle Homeless CrisisIt's a call for San Franciscans to stop shoe-gazing and instead ask that politicians build affordable housing right where you live.
SMART's Strategy For Recent Pedestrian Deaths Addresses Mental Health, Homelessness5 people have died on SMART tracks in the last month. SMART's Board of Directors met Wednesday to discuss how to keep people off its tracks and out of harm’s way.
Silicon Valley Homeless Population Spikes; RV Dwellers More Than DoubleAfter more than a decade of steady numbers, Santa Clara County’s homeless population hit an all-time high, with a sharp rise over the past two years, according to a new report.
Growing Stretch Of Homeless Camps In Silicon Valley Visible from SpaceA mile-long stretch of homeless people living in tents and their attendant trash in Santa Clara County has grown so large, the encampments are visible by satellite.
Oakland Struggles To Clean Up Homeless Camp By Home DepotThe city of Oakland is taking steps toward cleaning up the homeless encampment surrounding the Home Depot in Oakland's Fruitvale district, but you might not notice the improvements when you drive by the hardware store.
Jump In San Mateo County RV Dwellers A Mix Of Homeless, Workers Staying Close To JobsA sharp increase in the number of recreational vehicles in San Mateo County is coinciding with the growing homeless situation, but not all of the RVs are housing the homeless. Officials say a number of the campers are providing shelter for workers who can't afford to live in the county.
San Francisco's Homeless Population Sees Double-Digit Growth With More Living In CarsA new report found San Francisco’s homeless population 17% higher than two years ago, due partly to more people living in vehicles.
West Oakland Neighbors Shocked By City-Sanctioned Homeless CampA "sanctioned" homeless encampment in Oakland--with unsheltered people pitching their tents in a permitted place with basic amenities--is creating controversy.
Homeless Population Spikes In San Mateo County; RV Dwellers More Than DoubleThe number of homeless residents in San Mateo County has increased compared to recent years, and that jump is driven by the rising number of people living in recreational vehicles.
Violent Crime On BART More Than Doubles Over Last 5 Years; Rider Satisfaction PlummetsA grand jury report is detailing what many Bay Area Rapid Transit passengers can already attest to - increased violent crime and interrelated quality of life issues are resulting in a drop in ridership on the system.