Tag: homeless

Tipping Point Community Pledges $100 Million To Aid Homeless

SAN FRANCISCO—The Tipping Point Community organization is pledging $100 million to try to cut the chronically homeless population in half over the next 5...

“Promise Land” Homeless Encampment In Oakland Shut Down

OAKLAND—A small city park in Oakland that has been serving as a homeless encampment since January 21 was shut down on Thursday, February 2 by...

San Francisco Wins $2.9 Million Grant For Homeless Youth

SAN FRANCISCO—The United States Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) and Youth Homelessness Demonstration Program (YHDP) has awarded a grant for $2.9 million to the...

Arrest Made In October SOMA Homicide

SAN FRANCISCO—A Sacramento resident was arrested on Tuesday, December 20 for his connection to the murder of a man in San Francisco's South Market (SOMA) neighborhood...

Man Steals Butcher Knife And Attacks Transients

SAN FRANCISCO—A man stole a butcher knife from a Tenderloin District sports bar and injured two homeless people on Saturday, December 24, according to San Francisco...

Neighbors Concerned Over San Francisco Soup Kitchen

SAN FRANCISCO—The nuns of Fraternite Notre Dame from France who have provided hot meals for the homeless for over three years in San Francisco and...

$30 Million Plan Will Fight Homelessness In SF

SAN FRANCISCO—San Francisco announced a $30 million initiative on Friday, December 9 that will eliminate family homelessness in the city by 2019. The Heading Home...

MicroPADs, Possible Solution To House Homeless

SAN FRANCISCO―The city of San Francisco currently has over 7,000 homeless people and local real estate developers have developed small, stackable pods which could...

Mayor To House Homeless Veterans

SAN FRANCISCO—By the end of 2017, the city of San Francisco plans to open 75 housing units for homeless veterans.  Mayor Edwin M. Lee and...

Civic Center Hotel Opens As Housing For Homeless

SAN FRANCISCO—In March, the San Francisco News reported on possible new housing for the homeless proposed by SF Mayor Edward M. Lee for the Civic Center...
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