Homeless mothers reclaim vacant Oakland property

On Monday, two of these mothers,  34-year-old Dominique Walker and 41-year-old Sameerah Karim, took over a house on Magnolia Street, which they say has been empty for two years.

Homeless laws in California and Bay Area explained

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.