Homeless

Scene outside West Oakland home where eviction order was served January 14, 2020
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KCBS Radio Morning News
January 14, 2020 - 6:49 am
OAKLAND (KCBS Radio) -- Alameda County Sheriff's deputies, some in riot gear, broke down the door of a home in West Oakland before dawn Tuesday morning, ending the occupation by a group of squatters calling themselves "Moms 4 Housing". Two of the women were arrested, along with a man who was inside...
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Two homeless mothers have been living in this home in West Oakland, although the investment group that owns the property is trying to evict them.
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Matt Bigler
January 06, 2020 - 10:15 am
Census numbers bear out claim by Moms 4 Housing that thousands of homes in the Bay Area are vacant.
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Two homeless mothers have been living in this home in West Oakland, although the investment group that owns the property is trying to evict them.
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All News KCBS Radio
December 30, 2019 - 3:39 pm
Two homeless mothers have temporarily beaten back an eviction attempt brought by the property owners of the vacant West Oakland home they have occupied for six weeks.
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Homeless tombstones are on display at San Jose City Hall.
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Mike Colgan
December 23, 2019 - 3:43 pm
The grounds of San Jose City Hall took on a somber mood with a display of 161 tombstones honoring the homeless people who died in Santa Clara County this year.
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Jeffrey Schaub
December 23, 2019 - 9:25 am
Sonoma County supervisors have declared a homeless emergency and will meet in a special session Monday to address an encampment with hundreds of people living along the Joe Rodota Trail, which is popular with hikers and cyclists.
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The Embarcadero Safe Navigation Center was set to open by the end of December 2019 along San Francisco's waterfront despite neighborhood opposition.
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Margie Shafer
December 18, 2019 - 11:04 am
San Francisco Mayor London Breed tours the Embardero Safe Navigation Center ahead of its planned opening later this month.
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There's an informal trend of people leaving free food for the needy in public spaces in San Francisco.
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KCBS Radio Morning News
December 16, 2019 - 10:23 am
There appears to be a growing trend of leaving food in San Francisco public spaces that can be eaten by people who are homeless or needy.
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San Francisco opens first safe parking lot for homeless
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Matt Bigler
December 12, 2019 - 4:07 pm
San Francisco has opened its first safe parking lot for homeless residents to permanently leave their vehicles.
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The Carnival Splendor cruise ship arrives in the San Francisco Bay May 1, 2009 in San Francisco.
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Tim Ryan
December 11, 2019 - 10:36 am
Oakland City Council President Rebecca Kaplan's offhand comment about a potential solution for housing the homeless is making waves. She said she's exploring the possibility of using cruise ships to house the homeless.
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Dixie Holt has said that her grandson Michael Watkins is no longer welcome to stay in her home after he's had problems with drug abuse.
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Holly Quan
December 09, 2019 - 1:02 pm
KCBS Radio's special report, "Broken Systems," follows the recent trial and conviction of a homeless man named Michael Watkins. In part 2, KCBS Radio reporter Holly Quan goes beyond the court papers and the stereotypes to learn more about this man who keeps turning up in the courts.
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