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.
Project Home: Advocates Seek 10-Year Policy Plan To Address California Housing CrisisMore than 100 housing bills have been introduced so far in the California legislature this year, an about face from 2020 where housing took a backseat to the pandemic.
State Auditor: California Should Track Homeless Spending, Set PolicyThe office of state auditor Elaine Howle said that the state continues to have the largest homeless population in the nation “likely in part because its approach to addressing homelessness has been disjointed."
Homeless Man Arrested in Brutal Abuse of Pet Tortoise at San Jose PreschoolA homeless man was arrested Saturday in San Jose, charged with vandalism and animal abuse for allegedly beating and stabbing a pet tortoise at a preschool.
Homeless Man Who Allegedly Hurled Concrete at Car on Hwy 101 Charged With Attempted MurderA 37-year-old transient has been charged with attempted murder for throwing a chunk of concrete at a car on Highway 101 in Redwood City that seriously injured a man inside Sunday afternoon.
Project Home: Amid California Homelessness Crisis, Proposed Tax On Large Corporations Seeks To Fund ProgramsA proposal introduced in California's legislature seeks to address California's worsening homelessness crisis by create a permanent funding stream for homeless programs.
Local Documentary Filmmaker Tackles Homelessness in New Streaming SeriesDon Hardy, an East Bay filmmaker, is tackling a timely topic of particular concern to Northern Californians: homelessness.
Homeless Man Gets Just Reward After Returning Mill Valley Woman's Lost WalletA recent good deed by a homeless man in the North Bay set off a chain reaction of kindness that is now helping turn his life around.
Oakland Non-Profit Launches Pilot Program to Pay Homeless to Fight BlightA non-profit organization in Oakland is enacting a pilot program to manage homeless encampments by paying campers for their belongings.
Activists Protest San Francisco Plan to Reduce Homeless Population in City HotelsProtesters demonstrated in San Francisco Sunday over what they say is the city’s effort to phase out the shelter-in-place hotels for the homeless.
Santa Rosa Police Arrest Man Who Allegedly Stole Hearse Outside ChurchA 23-year-old transient faces charges of grand theft auto and probation violation Saturday afternoon after allegedly stealing a hearse that had just been used to deliver a casket to St. Rose Catholic Church, Santa Rosa police said Saturday.
Virus-Reduced Team at San Jose Community Non-Profit Feeds Thanksgiving Dinner to HomelessOver the course of 2020, coronavirus has increased need for food and shelter throughout the Bay Area. On Thanksgiving Day, it also complicated efforts to provide help to those who need it.
COVID: Local Counties Moving to Shut Down Hotels for Homeless ProgramSan Francisco, Alameda and other California counties are moving forward on plans to wind down a program that's moved homeless people into hotel rooms amid the coronavirus pandemic.
Project Home: Bay Area Communities Grapple With Lack Of Local Control Under Project HomekeyProject Homekey is the most aggressive action California has ever taken toward ending homelessness, and it's leading to lawsuits in communities across the state.
San Francisco Mayor Announces Groundbreaking of New Homeless Housing ProjectSan Francisco Mayor London Breed announced Tuesday that developers were breaking ground on a new housing project for the homeless in the Mission Bay district of the city.