Tiny Homes: A Movement Or A Solution To Homelessness?It’s a small but growing movement in the Bay Area: living tiny. Community leaders are increasingly deploying tiny homes to help the homeless.
San Jose State University Accused Of Not Doing Enough For Homeless StudentsTensions are escalating between San Jose State University students and the administration over the high number of homeless students. Students say the university is not making the issue a top priority.
San Francisco Mayor Announces New Tool To Track Available Treatment BedsSan Francisco's Department of Public Health has unveiled a new online tool that aims to help homeless people seeking treatment for substance use or mental disorders, Mayor London Breed announced Tuesday.
Trump Administration Focus On Homelessness Met With Cautious Optimism In South BayAhead of U.S. Housing and Urban Development Secretary Ben Carson's expected to visit the Bay Area Tuesday to address the homeless issue, Santa Clara County officials and homeless advocates say they would welcome any help from the Trump administration to solve the homeless crisis.
2 Men Killed Thursday by Amtrak Train Had Been Evicted from Berkeley Homeless CampTwo men who were struck and killed by an Amtrak train in Berkeley on Thursday night were homeless and had just been evicted from a camp nearby.
Plan To Allow Homeless Living In RVs, Cars To Use San Francisco Muni Operator Parking LotThe San Francisco Planning Commission voted to turn a parking lot currently used by Muni operators next to the Balboa Park BART station into a safe lot for people living in their RVs and cars.
Google Gives $1.5M To Salvation Army In Efforts Fighting Bay Area HomelessnessGoogle has gifted $1.5 million to The Salvation Army's efforts fighting homelessness in San Francisco and San Jose, the nonprofit announced Wednesday.
San Francisco's Proposed Bayview District Homeless Navigation Center Sparks DebateSan Francisco’s latest proposed homeless navigation center in the Bayview District does not appear to have intense opposition but not everybody thinks it’s a great idea.
Tiny-Home Developments in San Jose Offer Alternative to HomelessnessSan Jose mayor Sam Liccardo joined members of the city council and the community to assemble 8-foot by 10-foot homeless shelters that will be part of the city's first-ever tiny home community.
San Francisco's 24/7 Public Toilet Pilot Program Aims To Flush Out Dirty StreetsSan Francisco has developed a reputation for having human waste on the streets. To combat the problem, the city began a pilot program Monday to keep three public toilets open 24 hours a day.
Trump Slams California as Nation's Hub of Homelessness; Numbers Back Him UpThe president told supporters at a rally that California has half of the homeless in the country. KPIX political reporter Melissa Caen checked his numbers.
Rohnert Park Bans Overnight RV Parking On City-Owned LotsCity officials in Rohnert Park are taking action after two people died on the SMART train tracks there in the past month.
Campaign Calls On San Franciscans To Put Aside Differences, Tackle Homeless CrisisIt's a call for San Franciscans to stop shoe-gazing and instead ask that politicians build affordable housing right where you live.
SMART's Strategy For Recent Pedestrian Deaths Addresses Mental Health, Homelessness5 people have died on SMART tracks in the last month. SMART's Board of Directors met Wednesday to discuss how to keep people off its tracks and out of harm’s way.
Silicon Valley Homeless Population Spikes; RV Dwellers More Than DoubleAfter more than a decade of steady numbers, Santa Clara County’s homeless population hit an all-time high, with a sharp rise over the past two years, according to a new report.