Berkeley To Develop Emergency Homeless Shelter On City LandThe Berkeley City Council voted Tuesday night to direct City Manager Dee Williams-Ridley to develop an emergency shelter somewhere in the city to try to ease the city’s homeless crisis.
State Buys FEMA Trailers as Part of Billion-Dollar Plan to House HomelessThe state of California is pouring millions of dollars into Oakland to house the homeless in 15 trailers, purchased from the Federal Emergency Management Agency, that once were used to house wildfire evacuees.
Homeless Advocates Hail Police Commission Decision To Scale Back SweepsAdvocates for the homeless say a decision approved by the San Francisco Police Commission on Wednesday to scale back the number of police officers who respond to calls about homeless people will help advance the goals of a new campaign they launched this week.
California Voters May Consider Mandate To End HomelessnessAn advisory council appointed by Gov. Gavin Newsom called Monday for California voters to consider a legally enforceable mandate to end homelessness, as the most populous state grapples with one of its most pressing and politically fraught problems.
Newsom Promotes $1 Billion Housing Plan On Statewide TourGov. Gavin Newsom began a week-long statewide tour Monday promoting his $1 billion effort to address one of California's most pressing and politically fraught problems — its growing homeless crisis.
Homeless Mom Calls Offer To Help Squatters Occupying Oakland House 'An Insult'One of the homeless mothers who has been living in a vacant West Oakland house since Nov. 18 scoffed Saturday night at an offer by the house's owner to pay to move them out and shelter them for the next two months, calling the offer "an insult."
Time Running Out for Homeless Camped Along Sonoma County Hiking TrailSonoma County will clear sprawling illegal encampments along the Joe Rodota Trail between Santa Rosa and Sebastopol by the end of January.
S.F. Assemblyman's Proposed Bill Clips Tax Breaks for Upscale California HomeownersCalifornia would raise taxes on some homeowners and use the money to pay for homeless services under a bill proposed Thursday by Assemblyman David Chiu (D-S.F.)
Newsom Targets Homeless Crisis In Budget, Executive OrderCalifornia's governor said Wednesday that he is seeking $750 million in part to help pay rent for people facing homelessness in the most populous state's latest attempt to fight what he called a national crisis.
Walnut Creek Holds Community Forum To Discuss Solutions To HomelessnessThe city of Walnut Creek held a community forum Tuesday night to discuss solutions to homelessness in the city.
Sonoma Sheriff's Video Shows Rats Overrun Hiking Trail by Homeless CampNew aerial infrared video footage released by the Sonoma County Sheriff's Office shows rats drawn to the county's largest homeless encampment scurrying along a popular recreational trail between Santa Rosa and Sebastopol.
Pres. Trump Slams California Leaders Over SF Homelessness CrisisOver the Christmas holiday, President Donald Trump put the blame on House speaker Nancy Pelosi and California Governor Gavin Newsom for not cleaning up San Francisco's homeless problem.
Single Homeless Moms Get Reprieve On Eviction From Oakland HomeA pair of homeless Oakland mothers occupying a vacant home as a housing protest on Thursday was given another four days to make their case.
Support From Oakland Officials May Not Help Single, Homeless Moms In Eviction FightA group of single moms and housing activists facing potential eviction in Oakland is due in court Thursday and fresh support from city councilmembers may not help their cause.
Property Owner Asks Homeless Moms To Leave Vacant Oakland HouseIn a new twist to the ongoing battle over a vacant West Oakland house that was taken over by two homeless mothers last month, the house's owners said on Monday that they want the women to leave so they can use the property to help disadvantaged local young people.