A group of volunteers in San Jose are building tiny shelters for the homeless and hoping they don't get caught. They're doing it in an undisclosed location, without permits, hoping the benefit outweighs the cost.
As security screens RVs in the parking lot off Vista Montana in North San Jose Tuesday night, homeless campers were met with dozens of upset neighbors.
San Jose residents who live near a relocated safe-parking lot for people living in their vehicles are protesting the change. The lot is being moved from an Apple-owned site to a city-owned site.
Here are the stories of just a small sampling of Californians who are living on the streets and who say they can't get through to EDD to collect the income they say is owed to them.
A Santa Rosa homeless shelter reopened to intakes Friday, nearly two months after it was closed following an outbreak of COVID-19 in early July, according to a city spokesperson.
The Athol Plaza tennis courts near Oakland's Lake Merritt have been home to about a dozen homeless residents for over a year. Residents in the area want the homeless cleared out, but homeless advocates say the residents have no where to go. KTVU's Greg Liggins reports.
A toxic batch of methamphetamine laced with Fentanyl contributed to a cluster of seven overdose deaths in the last three weeks among homeless individuals in San Jose.
A man has been charged with murdering a homeless woman in Oakland after authorities linked him to DNA found on a metal cart used to attack her.
Hours after Sirmac Javius shared his painful experience of homelessness after he hasn't received an unemployment check for over a year to KTVU on Friday, someone set fire to his 2007 Chevrolet Silverado.
A San Francisco Bay Area man who is homeless and bipolar allegedly threw a water bottle at California Gov. Gavin Newsom. The brief encounter highlighted the population Newsom says he is trying to help.
Sirmac Jarvius was working as an apprentice barber in East Oakland before the pandemic hit. When he lost his job, he turned to the California EDD for help. Fourteen months later, he's still waiting to receive his first payment.
Project Homekey is set for a massive expansion in California. The program is repurposing vacant hotels, motels and other unused properties as permanent supportive housing for residents without a place to live
A man has been charged with murder by Alameda County district attorney's office for beating, stabbing and setting a homeless man on fire back in March in Oakland.
Witnesses told officers that the man was on a bike traveling the wrong way, against traffic, when he was hit by one vehicle, and then another.
A Fremont company has paid $12,000 in medical care for a homeless man’s puppy after an employee accidentally hits the dog with a work van. The owner of the dog is grateful the company helped to save the dog's life.
San Jose has until the end of next week to devise a plan to clear out a large homeless encampment that sits behind Mineta International Airport.
California Governor Gavin Newsom addressed the state's homelessness crisis from the city of Sebastopol in Sonoma County on Monday, where he signed a $12 billion bill for homeless funding.
A vulnerable homeless population in the North Bay is experiencing a COVID-19, delta variant outbreak, Santa Rosa city officials said on Thursday.
Hundreds of unhoused San Jose residents face an uncertain future. This, as the city is under pressure from the federal government to clear a homeless encampment at the edge of the San Jose airport's runways.
Fire officials say garbage, hazardous materials and illegal wiring has caused a dramatic increase in fires at homeless encampments. But also, some fires have been intentionally set.