Contra Costa Supes Update 'In-Law Unit' OrdinanceThe Contra Costa County Board of Supervisors on Tuesday unanimously approved updates to the county's accessory dwelling unit ordinance to comply with recent changes in state law.
Sonoma Co. Supes Vote To Open Emergency Homeless Shelter In Los GuilicosThe Sonoma County Board of Supervisors voted Tuesday to open up an emergency homeless shelter near the juvenile detention center in Los Guilicos, a location many say is impractical.
Oakland Launches Homelessness AuditAn audit of homelessness services looks to determine just how many encampments there are and if clearing them is the best use of public money.
Newsom Orders Agencies To Find State Land To Use For Temporary Homeless SheltersGovernor Gavin Newsom signed an executive order Wednesday directing agencies under his command to identify state land that could be used as temporary shelter locations for the homeless.
Walnut Creek Holds Community Forum To Discuss Solutions To HomelessnessThe city of Walnut Creek held a community forum Tuesday night to discuss solutions to homelessness in the city.
Controversial Housing Bill SB50 Reintroduced To Mixed ReceptionA controversial bill aimed at increasing the housing supply across California was reintroduced Tuesday morning.
Experts Predict Cooling Off For South Bay Housing Market In 2020Despite somewhat dire predictions by the real estate website Zillow about the future of the Bay Area's housing market in 2020, several realtors contacted by KPIX 5 says they see a possibility of a slight slowdown rather than a crash in the coming year.
Bay Area's Hottest Real Estate Market -- San Carlos' White Oaks NeighborhoodThe White Oaks neighborhood of San Carlos is listed number one on Redfin's list of the 20 most competitive neighborhoods in the country for homebuyers.
Pleasant Hill And Walnut Creek Consider Loosening In-Law Unit RestrictionsTwo East Bay communities are looking at in-law or "granny" units as a way to help ease the housing squeeze.
Activists Take Over San Francisco Mayor's Office Seeking Affordable Senior HousingMore than 100 demonstrators, many of them senior citizens, crowded into Mayor London Breed’s office Wednesday, saying they wouldn’t leave until she agreed to meet with them.
Experts Say Solutions to Homelessness Known, Require CommitmentIn the Bay Area, people often look for ways to help the homeless. An important first step is talking about solutions.
Runners Brave Cold As Silicon Valley Turkey Trot Raises About $1M For CharitiesIt was a chilly start for around 23,000 runners in Silicon Valley Thursda morning at the largest Thanksgiving Day "Turkey Trot" in the county.
Oakland Protesters: Luxury Units Sit Empty While Residents Lack Affordable HousingSaturday’s march through the streets of Oakland wrapped up a week of housing protests. This day the protestors' message was that this is not a problem of scarcity.
Vallejo Secures Funding For Homeless Navigation CenterThe city of Vallejo on Monday announced it has secured the funding for the construction and operation of a proposed Navigation Center for the homeless.
Mountain View Officials Announce Policy Requiring New Homes With Office DevelopmentsThe city of Mountain View is sending a clear message to developers: no new office buildings without an equal amount of new homes.