San Francisco opened a new homeless shelter on Monday dedicated to pregnant women and mothers.
Not far from the bright city lights, people without stable housing are sleeping wherever they can.
For years, San Jose and Santa Clara County have struggled with helping and preventing homelessness. Thursday, government officials, along with nonprofit executives gathered to tout the success of the county’s Homelessness Prevention System, or HPS.
Wine country is not exempt from homeless issues.
Firefighters ran into an obstacle when responding to a homeless encampment fire along the Union Pacific Railroad in Oakland Monday night.
A new study shows that homelessness is now the number one concern for people living in San Francisco. As recently as last year the number one issue was housing affordability.
The First Presbyterian Church of Hayward set aside the land, local leaders worked to adjust the zoning laws, the non-profit group, Home-Aid, Northern California and local builders and contractors worked together to make the program happen.
Allie Rasmus reports from Hayward.
Gov. Newsom's proposal “falls short of articulating a clear strategy for curbing homelessness in California" by shifting decision-making authority away from local governments that have historically handled the bulk of homeless services in the state, the LAO wrote in a report
A new homeless camp is attracting attention in Santa Rosa, only a few miles from the one that was forcibly cleared just a week ago.
The city says the goal is to keep people from parking there, especially the homeless.
Ann Rubin reports from Fremont.
City officials say there have been too many concerns about property damage, traffic, safety and trash.
The city of Oakland opened a safe parking site for 41 RVs in the city's Fruitvale district on Monday.
City leaders say the program, called "Keep Oakland Housed" has worked better than anticipated and is now looking to expand.
Whether by accident or anger, homeless camp moving day started with a tent fire, a tent that was not occupied. When day came, many had already left, setting out for parts unknown, but likely to be far more secluded as in a creek bed or the woods.
Tom Vacar reports from Santa Rosa.
Oakland officials said support for the homeless camp residents is the latest of many partnerships to meet the immediate needs of unsheltered people as well as tackling the root causes of homelessness.
The task force will work on serving homeless people in the county and helping them transition into temporary and permanent supportive housing with increased funding for mental health services, increased shelter beds and more publicly available storage and hygiene services for unhoused people.
A new tuff shed community is going up at Caltrans property at Sixth and Oak streets in Oakland. The $200,000 was fully funded by private citizens.