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.
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.