'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.
Shelter-In-Place, Social Distancing Elusive For Thousands Of Bay Area Homeless During Coronavirus PandemicOn week four of a shelter-in-place order, tens of thousands of unhoused people in the Bay Area are still unable to do so.
SF Supervisors Say City Lags In Moving Homeless From Shelters to Hotel RoomsSan Francisco Mayor London Breed said putting homeless people in hotel rooms during the coronavirus crisis is not proving as easy as it may seem.
San Francisco Readies Moscone Center To Shelter Homeless During Coronavirus PandemicSan Francisco has been looking for ways to test and shelter greater numbers of people and those efforts will intensify next week
Despite Outreach, Few Bay Area Homeless Occupy New Shelters As Coronavirus Epidemic DeepensA week after Gov. Gavin Newsom pledged thousands of hotel rooms to help the homeless survive the coronavirus pandemic, most of those rooms sit empty.
Coronavirus Among Homeless: San Jose Mayor Liccardo Calls For Removing Regulations To Build Emergency HousingAs the coronavirus pandemic threatens to rapidly spread through homeless communities, San Jose Mayor Sam Liccardo urged state officials Tuesday to immediately remove existing regulatory barriers in order to rapidly build emergency housing.
San Francisco Coronavirus Update: Supervisors Push Plan To Shelter Homeless In Available Hotel RoomsSan Francisco Supervisors on Monday were set to unveil a plan to shelter homeless people in thousands of available hotel rooms to protect them from the spread of the coronavirus.