Homeless

Orie Rutchick
Doug Sovern
July 19, 2018 - 5:00 am
If a picture is worth a thousand words, then Orie Rutchick is writing a novel on the streets of South Berkeley. Since last October, the accomplished photographer has taken pictures of more than a hundred people in a pop-up, makeshift photo studio that he sets up on sidewalks and street corners...
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Recreational vehicles parked in a campground
(Photo credit: Jim Parkin)
Matt Bigler
July 18, 2018 - 10:32 am
Many Bay Area cities are struggling to deal with the growing number of homeless parking their RV's on city streets, but one city on the Peninsula is turning over a parking lot to people living in their vehicles.
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Staten Island Police Officers Celebrate Homeless Woman's Birthday with a Song and a Meal
(Photo credit: Radio.com)
July 09, 2018 - 10:27 am
These kind-hearted New York Police officers celebrated a homeless woman's birthday with a song and a meal at the Staten Island Ferry terminal.
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Fire
Fire (Photo credit: Johann Helgason)
July 03, 2018 - 2:04 pm
Santa Rosa Police and Sonoma County sheriff's deputies arrested a homeless man on suspicion of lighting fires along trails last month...
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Oakland's Lake Merritt
Oakland's Lake Merritt (Photo credit: Lynn Watson)
June 13, 2018 - 10:37 am
A man caught on camera trashing a homeless man's camp near Oakland's Lake Merritt is in jail...
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View of the San Francisco Bay from a residential area in Oakland
(Photo credit: Andrei Gabriel Stanescu)
June 06, 2018 - 8:54 am
While a new tax to fund libraries in Oakland appears poised to pass comfortably in Tuesday's election, a sales tax hike in Alameda County was too close to call and could narrowly fail...
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Homeless
Homeless man at San Francisco Church (Photo credit: Jim Lawrence)
Jenna Lane
May 10, 2018 - 2:43 pm
In his budget proposal to the Board of Supervisors, San Francisco Mayor Mark Farrell will ask for nearly $30 million more than the Department of Homelessness and Supportive Housing now spends.
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Up hill battle
Up hill battle (Photo credit: Andrew Konieczny)
Phil Matier
April 17, 2018 - 10:34 am
Insider Phil Matier describes the challenges San Francisco faces in cleaning up their streets.
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Teacher sitting with high school students using tablets
Jenna Lane
April 12, 2018 - 5:36 pm
A San Francisco school has so many homeless families that it’s considering opening one of its gyms as an overnight shelter for them. KCBS Radio's Jenna Lane reports on the idea that could become reality as soon as this fall -- if the city funds it and parents approve.
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Homeless Camp
April 09, 2018 - 3:57 pm
Residents of a large homeless encampment are preparing for an eviction in a week and a half. KCBS Radio's Curtiss Kim says, at this point neither side appears to be backing down...
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