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.
Homicide Investigation Underway After Homeless Woman Found Shot Dead In Vallejo;Police in Vallejo were looking for the person responsible for the murder of a woman found dead on Sunday morning.
San Jose 'Cash For Trash' Program To Pay Homeless People To Clean Up EncampmentsSan Jose launched a "Cash for Trash" pilot program Thursday that will pay homeless residents for picking up trash and cleaning homeless encampments in the city.
Transient Man 'Covered in Soot' Arrested for Starting Fire Under Bridge in Rio NidoA 28-year-old transient man was arrested for felony arson Thursday in the unincorporated community of Rio Nido, the Sonoma County Sheriff's Office said.
Gov. Newsom Increases Funding For Housing Homeless by $30MGov. Gavin Newsom announced Friday that he approved a $30.7 million-increase to California’s Project Homekey, which helps local governments expand housing for those without shelter.
Oakland Land Trust Buys House Occupied in Protest by 'Moms 4 Housing' AdvocatesMembers of the activist group, Moms 4 Housing, announced Friday that the vacant 3-bedroom home in West Oakland they occupied earlier this year was purchased by the Oakland Community Land Trust from a real estate investment company.
Oakland Leaders Proffer Plan to Relocate Homeless CampsOakland leaders are proposing an "Encampment Management Policy" that would ban tents within 150 feet of schools, no more than 50 feet from homes, businesses, playgrounds, parks and other recreation areas. A councilman says enforcement of existing policies is what's needed first.
San Jose Sees Spike In Fires At Homeless EncampmentsAs wildfires rage in Northern California, neighbors in San Jose are growing increasingly worried about fires caused by homeless residents.
Campbell Residents Frustrated Over Growing Homeless Encampment Next To Highway 17Frustrated residents in a Campbell neighborhood are speaking out over a growing homeless camp and an increase of street crime.
Trump Administration Puts Dozens Of Homeless Housing Projects On Hold In California As Winter ApproachesAs winter approaches and the COVID-19 pandemic rages on, the need to house the homeless in the Bay Area is more urgent than ever. But KPIX 5 has learned the Trump administration has put the brakes on projects that would help thousands.
SF Measure Taxing Wealthy Businesses For Homeless Services Becomes Law; State Supreme Court Denies ChallengeProp C, the 2018 initiative that taxes wealthy San Francisco businesses to pay for homeless service, became law Wednesday after the California Supreme Court refused to hear a challenge to it.
San Jose Residents Dismayed by Growing Homeless Camp, Illegal Dumpsite on Railroad PropertyA homeless encampment and illegal dumpsite on Monterey Road near Bailey Ave. in San Jose has steadily grown to become a massive eyesore and health hazard.