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I Will Do Anything to End Homelessness Except Build More Homes

Homelessness in America has reached crisis levels and I am determined to do everything in my power to fix the problem as long as it doesn’t involve …

Luxury Lifestyle

Blood, syringes, feces: Caltrans workers seek protections for clearing homeless camps

Under a freeway overpass, beneath a busy bridge, the ragged tents and shopping carts multiply, communities of human beings glimpsed in the rear-view …

Homelessness

Homelessness in Silicon Valley

“The city’s Housing Department is finalizing what the homes — intended to provide temporary housing for homeless people and known formally as bridge …

Sunnyvale homeless shelter to stay open year round - District 5 - County of Santa Clara

<b>FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE</b> <br>March 20, 2018<p><b>For More Information, Contact:</b><br>Gabe Carhart<br>(408) 299-5050 office<br>(650) 650-740-9399 cell …

Housing

South Bay Leaders Mull Tiny Homes for the Homeless

Community leaders on Wednesday are slated to discuss how to better house the homeless in the South Bay.One solution already in the works involves …

Homelessness

Helping America's mobile homeless

<b>Programming note:</b> Watch "New Day" and "CNN Newsroom" each Friday to see inspiring stories of officers going above and beyond the call of duty.<p><b>Atlanta (CNN) —</b> Every day, when Ebony Rhodes worked her shift at an Atlanta discount store, she felt guilty.<p>She would look at the families of customers, …

Homelessness

“$2 billion to help house California's homeless isn't being spent - and no one knows when it will be” - "Homelessness

$2 billion to help house California's homeless isn't being spent - and no one knows when it will be<p><b>Los Angeles Times</b> – Liam Dillon – Mar 1<p>Nearly two …

Living in Vehicles and Homeless Information

Homelessness and the regional housing crisis are significant issues for communities throughout the Bay Area, including Mountain View. Increasing …

Why aren’t we harnessing technology to end homelessness?

For starters, why not implement predictive analytics for people at risk of being homeless?<p><i>This is a contributed article by Joel John Roberts, CEO of</i> <i>PATH</i> <i>and</i> <i>PATH Ventures</i><i>, a homeless housing and services agency that serves more than 120 cities across California.</i><p>Back in pre-iPhone and pre-internet …

Homelessness

$2 billion to help house California's homeless isn't being spent — and no one knows when it will be

Nearly two years after California lawmakers approved a $2-billion bond to help finance new housing for the state's homeless, not a penny has been spent, and it's unclear when any of the money will be available.<p>The dollars are tied up in court as a Sacramento attorney challenges the state's plan to …

‘Single greatest threat’ to economy needs $1.5 billion fix, mayors tell Jerry Brown

Mayors representing California’s 11 largest cities want Gov. Jerry Brown to increase state spending to combat homelessness, a deadly crisis they say …

Photo gallery: Orange County's riverside homeless begin trading tents for motels

Kathy Schuler, 62, left, is given a hug by her granddaughter Ashley Foster, 23, where they live at a homeless encampment.<p>Jacob Serrano, 39, walks back to his tent where he lives with his wife at a homeless encampment along the Santa Ana River in Anaheim.<p>Ivan Reyes, who has been living in the Santa …

Mentally ill Californians shouldn’t die on the street, untreated. The law must change

Nick Petris had the best of intentions a half century ago when he lent his talent and clout to the law that bears his name, and that to this day …

"Bay Area News" Nuzzel Newsletter by San Jose Community

<b>nbcbayarea.com</b> – Tom Dougherty<p>Team USA ended their 42-year Olympic medal drought in cross-country skiing Wednesday and they made American …

San Jose: Sweep of homeless encampment Monday to draw protests

<i>(Click here, if you are unable to view this photo gallery or video on your mobile device.)</i><p>SAN JOSE — All the talk, the money, the official reports …

Opinion: How California can solve its housing disaster

Politicians like to use the word crisis to describe the skyrocketing cost of California housing. But that doesn’t even begin to capture a man-made …

Senate leader to Silicon Valley: Don’t squander ‘major’ housing breakthrough

SANTA CLARA — The state has hit “a major breakthrough in Sacramento” with recent pro-housing bills, and Senate leader Kevin de León had marching …

“Why Hospitals Are Subsidizing Apartments For The Homeless” - "Homelessness | Poverty" Nuzzel Newsletter by San Jose Community on Thu, Feb 1 2018

Ro Khanna and other South Bay elected officials back Gavin Newsom for governor

Lieutenant Gov. Gavin Newsom won the endorsement of three South Bay elected officials in his bid for governor Thursday, continuing to rack up support …

“The unexpected role librarians are playing in Sacramento's homeless crisis” - "Homelessness | Poverty" Nuzzel Newsletter by San Jose Community on Wed, Jan 31 2018

Why you shouldn't feed the homeless in parks

Don’t feed the homeless in the park and don’t hand out money to people on the street.<p>And if you agree with that, please, please, please be careful …

Homelessness

L.A. homeless crisis grows despite political promises, many speeches and millions of dollars. How do we fix this?

Without a Home<p>They’re part of the Los Angeles streetscape, as familiar as the swaying palm trees and idling traffic, living under freeways, alongside riverbeds and on canyon hillsides. The mentally ill, the drug addicts, the economically disadvantaged, many with their life belongings in a backpack …

Homelessness

LGBTQ shelter, housing plan moves forward in Santa Clara County

SAN JOSE — Santa Clara County will become the second county in the nation to establish an emergency shelter and temporary housing program specially …

LGBTQI

Letter: Need to solve the underlying problems of homelessness

Regarding Sam Liccardo’s oped (Opinion, Jan. 21) concerning housing in San Jose: I concur in that the Evergreen Senior Homes Initiative is the …

Housing

Op-Ed: Women Going from Homeless to Housed Require a Strong Support System

I recently had lunch with one of the bravest and sweetest women I know. We reminisced, shared stories about mutual acquaintances and laughed a lot. …

Homelessness

@SanJoseRHS joins forces with Santa Clara county housing groups! @sliccardo @D2SergioJimenez @SVatHome #affordablehousing #homelessness #HousingCrisis #community https://t.co/8RPaOEf4SX

Serial Bay Area stowaway hops London-bound plane in Chicago

<b>Click here if you are having trouble viewing the video on your mobile device.</b><p>A 66-year-old woman with a history of stowing away on commercial …

Airports

Pizarro: Madison Nguyen takes on new role with the SVO

After a year at the helm of the nonprofit Hunger at Home, former San Jose Vice Mayor <b>Madison</b> <b>Nguyen</b> has landed at the Silicon Valley Organization as …