Bay Area Homeless Taught to Design, Build Shelter Using Found MaterialsWhile Bay Area city leaders try to find longterm solutions to house the growing homeless population, there's a grassroots effort to build shelter, even if it is just temporary.
Berkeley To Develop Emergency Homeless Shelter On City LandThe Berkeley City Council voted Tuesday night to direct City Manager Dee Williams-Ridley to develop an emergency shelter somewhere in the city to try to ease the city’s homeless crisis.
2 Ordered To Stand Trial In 2017 East Oakland Fatal ShootingAn ex-convict and another man have been ordered to stand trial on a murder charge for the fatal shooting of a San Leandro man in East Oakland in 2017.
Moms 4 Housing Group Reaches Deal For Purchase Of Oakland Home Where Homeless Squatters EvictedThe activist group which supported the occupation of a vacant home in Oakland by homeless mothers has reached an agreement with the property owner and the city of Oakland for the purchase of the property.
Victim Identified In Fatal Oakland Hit-And-Run CrashA woman killed in a hit-and-run collision in Oakland early Sunday morning has been identified by the Alameda County coroner's bureau as 42-year-old Brooke Smith.
State Buys FEMA Trailers as Part of Billion-Dollar Plan to House HomelessThe state of California is pouring millions of dollars into Oakland to house the homeless in 15 trailers, purchased from the Federal Emergency Management Agency, that once were used to house wildfire evacuees.
Gov. Newsom To Visit Oakland On Last Stop Of Homelessness TourCalifornia governor Gavin Newsom will arrive in Oakland on Thursday for the final stop of his statewide homelessness tour to preview executive actions to address the crisis, his office announced Wednesday.
Oakland Tries New Program To Fight Illegal Dumping On City Streets
Judge Rules BART Stabbing Suspect Competent To Stand TrialThe case of a transient man charged with murder for the fatal stabbing of 18-year-old Nia Wilson at the MacArthur BART station in Oakland in 2018 remained on track Wednesday when a judge ruled that he's mentally competent to stand trial.
Deputies Evict Homeless Moms From Occupied Oakland Home; Four ArrestedArmed with a court order, Alameda County Sheriff's deputies forcibly evicted a group of homeless Oakland mothers from a vacant home early Tuesday that they had been illegally occupying.
Protesters Make Stand Against Eviction Of Homeless Oakland MothersThe Alameda County Sheriff's Department warned a group of homeless mothers illegally occupying an Oakland home Monday that deputies would be carrying out their court-ordered eviction sometime this week.
Suspect Arrested In Pittsburg Convenience Store BurglariesA Oakland man was arrested in connection with a pair of burglaries at convenience stores in Pittsburg in September, according to police.
Shared Electric Moped Service Launches With 1,000 Bikes In OaklandThe Oakland Department of Transportation and shared-vehicle company Revel launched the placement of 1,000 mopeds on Friday as another form of mobility around the city.
Homeless Mom Calls Offer To Help Squatters Occupying Oakland House 'An Insult'One of the homeless mothers who has been living in a vacant West Oakland house since Nov. 18 scoffed Saturday night at an offer by the house's owner to pay to move them out and shelter them for the next two months, calling the offer "an insult."
Man Shot, Laptop Stolen While Waiting at Oakland Bus StopA man was in stable condition on Saturday after he was shot and robbed of his laptop Friday night while waiting at a North Oakland bus stop, police said.