In California, there are hundreds of “anti-homeless” laws. Although there is nothing that specifically bans or restricts homelessness, cities in the Golden State have created nearly a thousand codes and ordinances that experts and homeless advocates argue disproportionately affect unsheltered people.
An alleged drunk driver who plowed into parked cars Monday morning killed a homeless woman who was asleep in her vehicle. KTVU's Debora Villalon reports the woman, in her 50s, was killed instantly along with her dog.
Frank Somerville visits a homeless encampment in Oakland
Low-income transgender and gender non-conforming San Franciscans could be eligible for housing subsidies under a new city program, Mayor London Breed announced Thursday.
California voters could decide next year whether to create new county courts to steer homeless people to mental health and drug addiction treatment programs.
California Gov. Gavin Newsom on Monday asked President Donald Trump to approve more housing vouchers as Trump’s administration weighs in on the most populous state’s massive homelessness problem.
A homeless woman whose angelic singing in a Los Angeles subway was captured on video is being offered praise and help, and she was invited this weekend to perform at an official Los Angeles city event.
A non-profit that helps homeless teens is in search of a new home. Stand Up for Kids Silicon Valley found out the lease on their current building isn't being renewed. Now, they're hoping to find a new space before the holidays.
This week’s series of winter storms underscore the need for homeless shelters year-round according to some advocates. But most cold weather shelters are slated to close their doors in a few weeks. Jesse Gary reports.
Some San Jose State University students are trying to make their own mark on the problem of homelessness, by providing those in need wit ha place to call their own. Jesse Gary reports.
A new wing to the Medical Respite Center officially opened in San Francisco's South of Market area Monday. Acting Mayor London Breed and Supervisor Jane Kim attended the ribbon cutting ceremony.
The clock is ticking for Bernadette Ortiz and Ricardo Lopez, a pregnant homeless couple in San Jose. Their baby could arrive at any moment, but children are not allowed in the shelter they stay at.
Oakland Mayor Libby Schaff joins us to talk about what's next in the plan for homeless solutions now that the city has passed an ordinance to allow 'tuff sheds' as a temporary solution.
Thomas Patrick Former is a religious man who feels that no good deed will go unpunished. So even though Former, known to his devotees as “Chef Pat,” lost his popular Starfish Seafood Café in a four-alarm strip mall fire on MacArthur Boulevard last year, he did not despair.
A health clinic in San Francisco is offering free Hepatitis A vaccines to prevent outbreaks as seen in several other California cities.
Thomas Patrick Former is a religious man who feels that no good deed will go unpunished.
The Tipping Point Community charitable organization has pledged $100 million to try to cut the chronically homeless population in half over five years.
A Hepatitis A outbreak is sweeping through homeless populations in two California cities and now there’s worry the Bay Area could be next.
San Francisco business owner Noeme Chahenian isn’t ready to give up, but she’s close! “It happens all the time. I saw a naked man running around in front of our building and then he shot heroin in his behind.,” said Chahenian.
San Jose City officials say they have a homeless crisis on their hands. In Downtown San Jose's Plaza de Cesar Chavez, sits colorful Adirondack chairs initially put there to attract tourists ahead of Super Bowl 50.