San Francisco city officials announced plans to move forward with opening a drug sobering center under a pilot program for people under the influence of drugs such as methamphetamine or fentanyl.
A city in California says they’ve found a way to help keep homeless camps in their jurisdiction clean by paying the people who live there to pick up their garbage.
New details emerged Thursday in the high-profile case of an elderly Asian woman and man who were the victims of assault at San Francisco’s UN Plaza last month.
A two-alarm fire Friday night at an Oakland recycler originated at a homeless camp along the railroad tracks, with the cause still undetermined, Oakland fire officials said.
The fully-involved fire at an encampment on the 400 block of Alameda Avenue near the Home Depot was tweeted by the agency at 12:11 p.m. Wednesday.
Residents near a West Oakland park are alarmed about a growing homeless camp, especially after a fire and gunshots on the same day.
The San Jose City Council voted this week to immediately resume pre-pandemic homeless encampment management and abatement procedures, as well as explore the idea of sanctioned encampments.
Kellie Jones, seated next to her tent, couldn’t react as swiftly, but apparently had nothing to do with the men's dispute. Homeless advocates say the violence underscores the need for sanctioned camps and safe parking, at least until permanent housing solutions are found.
The COVID-19 pandemic has dramatically affected people who are homeless nationwide, but particularly in the San Francisco Bay area. KTVU's Gasia Mikaelian spoke with Jennifer Friedenbach who is the head of the Coalition on Homelessness in San Francisco, to learn what's changed.
Multiple living quarters were involved in a fire at a homeless camp Wednesday morning in Oakland, in at least the second fire at a camp in two days, fire officials said.
A homeless man died late Monday afternoon after he was set on fire in East Oakland last week, police said.
A fire broke out Tuesday morning at a homeless encampment in Oakland at E. 12 Street and 16th Avenue.
At least five of the homeless people at the camp recently tested positive for COVID-19.
Richmond's city council voted the Hilltop Mall parking lot as its favored place to set up a one-year homeless pilot project to let as many as 100 RV dwellers have safe space with basic utilities and security.
A tearful plea to the public from a Seattle native regarding tipping your delivery drivers went viral and lead to an enormous outpouring of support.
For months, neighbors have complained to the City of Oakland about crime, encampments, prostitution and illegal dumping, but with little change, they've decided to take matters into their own hands.
Unhoused residents who live in tents, vehicles, and shanties – sharing this space with debris, trash, and waste, fear they’ll be forced to leave.
Traumatic injuries took the life a person found dead in a tent Sunday evening in Oakland's Mosswood Park, police said Tuesday.
Sinne the onset of the pandemic, San Jose as stood up three emergency interim housing communities that will serve more than 300 previously unhoused residents.
Fremont city staff members will propose a plan to create safe living spaces for homeless people during Tuesday's City Council meeting.