Homeless

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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Solano Homeless Outreach
Solano Homeless Outreach (Photo credit: Bob Butler/KCBS Radio)
Bob Butler
April 03, 2018 - 10:34 pm
KCBS Radio’s Bob Butler reports they spent Tuesday in Fairfield trying to get people sleeping on the streets into shelters where they can receive services.
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Used syringe
Used syringe (Photo credit: Peter Radosa)
Margie Shafer
March 22, 2018 - 11:41 am
Walk in parts of San Francisco and you will see sidewalks littered with garbage, feces, and even needles. KCBS Radio's Margie Shafer reports, its a personal issue for many homeless and the Mayor of San Francisco.
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St. Mary’s Medical Center
St. Mary’s Medical Center (Photo credit: Melissa Culross/KCBS Radio)
March 05, 2018 - 6:43 pm
A new treatment center for people with severe mental illness or addiction problems has opened at a San Francisco hospital.
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Homeless
Homeless man at San Francisco Church (Photo credit: Jim Lawrence)
Phil Matier
March 05, 2018 - 8:26 am
St. Mary’s Medical Center wil be opening 54 new beds at their lockdown psychiatric facility. KCBS Radio, KPIX-5, and Chronicle Insider Phil Matier discusses the benifits of these new beds and how it can help the homeless across the city get the help that they need.
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