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.
Caltrans To Pay $1.3M To Homeless Who Lost Belongings In 'Bag And Tag' CleanupsIn a first of its kind settlement, Caltrans has agreed to pay $1.3 million to homeless residents who lost their belongings during encampment cleanup operations.
Fire Burns Former Elephant Bar Restaurant in Campbell for 2nd TimeAn early-morning fire at a shuttered former restaurant was contained Sunday by the Santa Clara County Fire Department and the cause is now under investigation.
San Francisco Puts $5M Toward Coronavirus Fund For Homeless, Other Vulnerable GroupsSan Francisco officials on Monday announced a $5 million emergency fund and a new Public Health Order to help protect vulnerable populations in the city against coronavirus.
San Jose Opens Tiny-House Community to Shelter the HomelessThe city San Jose has opened it's first so-called "bridge" housing community for the homeless.
San Francisco Rolling Out 2 More Homeless Navigation CentersSan Francisco is moving ahead with two new homeless navigation centers, including a temporary center which will eventually be converted into a housing development.
The Politics Of Housing: Critics Say Prop E Does The Opposite Of What It AdvertisesAffordable housing solutions for San Francisco have been far more difficult to agree upon. Proposition E is a perfect example of how political local housing measures have become.
'It’s A Disgrace': Newsom Dedicates State of the State Address to HomelessnessOrdinarily the State of the State is a time for the governor to reflect on California's successes, Gov. Gavin Newsom instead focused his address on where California is failing -- on homelessness and housing.
San Francisco Couple Repurposes Old Yoga Mats Into Pads For Homeless People's PetsA chilly morning walk to work in San Francisco's financial district spawned a creative recycling idea that brings comfort to the homeless and their pets.
'It's A Disgrace'; Gov. Newsom Dedicates State Of The State Address To HomelessnessCalifornia Governor Gavin Newsom on Wednesday morning said he would focus on solving the state's growing homeless and housing issues during his state of the state address.
Moms 4 Housing Activists Honored For Black History Month By Oakland City CouncilThe activist women known as Moms 4 Housing were recognized as Black History Month honorees at the Oakland City Council meeting Tuesday night.
Lawmakers Criticize Gov. Newsom's Plan to Disburse Funds to Fight HomelessnessCalifornia lawmakers and mayors expressed skepticism Thursday over Gov. Newsom's proposal to give $750 million to state-selected regional administrators rather than to local government to address the state's growing homelessness crisis