Southbay Homeless Shelters, Food Banks Adapt To Surge In Demand Since COVID-19 OutbreakHomeless shelters take measures to reduce capacity, maintain social distancing and sanitize facilities. Meanwhile, at food banks throughout the South Bay is surging.
Oakland Council President Asks For State, Local Help In Sheltering Homeless In Hotel RoomsOakland city councilmember Rebecca Kaplan late Wednesday asked Governor Newsom, other city leaders and Alameda County officials to provide safe places for Oakland's homeless to shelter in place amid the coronavirus pandemic.
First Coronavirus-Related Death Of Homeless Person Sets Off Race To Find Shelter In Santa Clara Co.Homeless advocates in San Jose were highly critical of the response of public health officials and local governments to California's first reported death of a homeless person from novel coronavirus.
SF Setting Up RVs In Presidio, Other Locations To Quarantine People Exposed To COVID-19 As the number of confirmed coronavirus cases in San Francisco reaches 14, the city announced Tuesday it's identifying quarantine locations for those who don't need hospitalization and can't self-isolate.
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.
New Shelter Set To Open For San Francisco’s Homeless FamiliesHelp is on the way for families living on the streets of San Francisco.
VIDEO: Colin Kaepernick Donates His Massive Sneaker Collection To HomelessThe San Francisco 49ers' Colin Kaepernick stepped up to help people living in Bay Area shelters by donating his massive sneaker collection.
Animal Rights Activists Aim To End Gas Chamber Use In California SheltersAnimal rights activists say a loophole in California laws allows shelters to euthanize animals in gas chambers, and are trying to put an end to the practice.
How Bay Area School Districts Are Coping With The Growing Number Of Homeless Students More than 20,000 Bay Area schoolchildren are learning tough life lessons beyond the classroom because they are homeless. So just how are local school districts coping with this record number of homeless students?
20,000 Homeless Bay Area Schoolchildren – How Did We Get Here?Soaring housing costs in the Bay Area and worsening domestic violence are just part of what are driving the increase in family homelessness.
Contra Costa Humane Society Urges Adoptions As Dogs, Cats Face Euthanasia At Crowded SheltersAnimal shelters around the Bay Area are seeing an influx of dogs and cats to the point of overcrowding, and are urging people to consider adopting or fostering an animal.
Marin County Aiming To Build New Year-Round Homeless ShelterShelters, mostly run by churches in the county, are struggling to provide help.
San Francisco To Require Proof Of Residency For SheltersBeginning Dec. 1, San Francisco will require proof of residency for families seeking space in one of the city’s long-term shelters.
Animal Update: What Is Kitten Season?A look at kitten season, a time when many shelters are overflowing with newborns.
Pacifica Sees Spike In Homeless PopulationKnown for its beaches and sweeping ocean views, Pacifica rarely attracts attention for crime or other quality of life problems. But statistics compiled over the past few years expose a growing problem: homelessness.