Homeless

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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Mark "Hate Man" Hawthorne, of Berkeley
Mark "Hate Man" Hawthorne, of Berkeley (Photo credit: Jane Tyska/Oakland Tribune/MCT/Sipa USA)
Megan Goldsby
February 21, 2018 - 8:54 pm
What started as a plea from the mayors of California's 11 largest cities may turn into billions of dollars in state money to help the homeless. KCBS Radio's Megan Goldsby reports on two separate bills introduced in Sacramento.
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Homeless Encampment
Homeless Encampment (Photo credit: Matt Bigler/KCBS)
Matt Bigler
February 14, 2018 - 10:37 am
San Jose is a step closer to building one of the first "tiny home" villages in the Bay Area. The city has identified three potential sites...one of which is near a former homeless encampment just recently cleared out...
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