Christien Kafton reports.
Surveillance video shows a man attacking an Asian San Francisco police officer after she tried to detain him near Portsmouth Square.
What frequently happens when a person suffering from mental illness, often someone who is also homeless, refuses psychiatric treatment?
San Francisco leaders are launching a new effort to clean up the Mid-Market neighborhood. City leaders say this is part of a broader effort to try to resolve the homelessness, mental health and substance abuse problems.
People who have been living in their cars and in tents in a state-owned parking lot under Interstate 80 in San Francisco are slated to be removed on Monday, but their advocates are arguing they have the right to stay under state law.
Fires linked to homeless tents and camps are raising concerns in Los Angeles, where flames claimed seven lives last year and caused tens of millions of dollars in damage to nearby businesses.
Governor Gavin Newsom's $12 billion homelessness proposal needs legislative approval but is already winning raves from social service providers.
Gov. Gavin Newsom is set to introduce a $12 billion plan in San Diego County that will go toward tackling California’s homelessness crisis on Tuesday morning. The allocated funds are part of the Golden State’s $100 billion comeback plan.
On Monday, more Los Angeles city officials called for the state to provide cities with $20 billion over five years to address the statewide homeless crisis.
A big cleanup effort Saturday along San Jose’s heavily polluted Coyote Creek included volunteers, city and county officials, community groups, and other agencies.
Mayors from California's biggest cities have banded together asking state leaders for $20 billion to combat homelessness.
A coalition of mayors from California's 13 largest cities are calling on state officials to provide cities with $20 billion over five years to address the statewide homeless crisis.
Life just changed for homeless veteran Ana Espitia and her emotional support dog Harley after she was gifted an apartment with a year of free rent.
The Livermore City Council will consider expelling John Stein from the city's planning commission, after the former council member referred to a planned downtown low-income housing project as "ghetto" at the commission's April 20 meeting.
An audit of homeless services in Oakland found that a team charged with closing and cleaning homeless encampments was not adequately prepared to deal with the problem and lacked an efficient strategy for dealing with the growth of the camps.
The Los Angeles City Council unanimously voted Tuesday to develop a more voluntary, service-based approach to replace the city's mandatory cleanups of homeless encampments.
A vaccination clinic at San Jose City Hall on Friday targeted the homeless population.
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.