Mayor Libby Schaaf said this new policy "affirms a core Oakland value: We will never cite nor arrest someone simply for being poor or sleeping outside."
The onramp to Interstate 80 westbound from University Avenue in Berkeley is temporarily closed Sunday as public works crews clear debris near a homeless encampment.
Berkeley Police told KTVU that crews are removing debris near a homeless camp near Interstate 80 and University Avenue Sunday morning. A sergeant said that people living at the encampment are not being moved.
Mavericks owner Mark Cuban extended a helping hand to former St. Joseph's University standout Delonte West, who is now reportedly homeless.
City officials in Oakland are set to consider a new homeless encampment policy that would address where people can and cannot set up encampments.
That's about $76.5 million out of $600 million to be awarded. That money will go to build 579 units at 10 projects in seven jurisdictions across the state. Those jurisdictions are: Tahoe, Lake Elsinore, El Centro, Mendocino, Kern County and San Jose.
San Francisco City Attorney Dennis Herrera on Wednesday announced the city can now start receiving funds from the November 2018 voter-approved Proposition C after the California Supreme Court declined to review the case.
Elissa Harrington reports.
A public health officer ordered Hashiri, a high-end Japanese restaurant, to remove the domes “due to the enclosed nature of the structure, which may not allow for adequate air flow,” the Chronicle reported.
While shelters saw some large COVID-19 outbreaks, the virus so far doesn't appear to have brought devastation to the homeless population as many feared.
San Francisco city officials on Friday announced a temporary, four-block stretch of Jones Street in the city's Tenderloin will increase physical distancing as the district struggles with the COVID-19 pandemic.
The closure of Forever 21 and the generosity of the Bay Street Mall in Emeryville made magic for a group of homeless and underprivileged youth.
The Santa Rosa Police Department warned the 100 campers who live there they have to leave or they could be cited.
A San Francisco advocacy group for homeless people warned Monday that more than 50 people living in their vehicles near the TPC Harding Park golf course would be displaced as a result of parking restrictions during the upcoming PGA Championship.
The residence is located in the 37000 block of 3rd Street in Niles.
As of Tuesday, there were 13 tents at the Athol Plaza Courts, causing neighbors to complain.
Activists marched through the Tenderloin to denounce a plan by the city to remove hundreds of homeless people from the area in accordance with a legal settlement brought on by UC Hastings, among others.
A disturbing video shows someone lighting a firework and throwing it at a man lying on the street in Harlem. The firework explodes as the suspect runs off.
A resident heard noises in her home about 3:30 p.m. and came downstairs to see the interior ransacked and a man fleeing.
The Orange County District Attorney's office Thursday announced charges against a man accused of poisoning eight homeless people, including an elderly person, in a series of attacks that were videotaped to record the victims’ reactions to eating food laced with oleoresin capsicum, which is twice as strong as the pepper spray used by police.