Gov. Newsom Signs 7 Laws Aimed At California's Homeless CrisisCalifornia Gov. Gavin Newsom signed seven new laws on Wednesday aimed at addressing the state's homelessness crisis, pleading with a skeptical public to have patience as the nation's most wealthy and populous state struggles to keep people off the streets.
Sacramento's New Response Team Looks To Address Mental Health, HomelessnessThe homeless crisis is nothing new, but the way Sacramento approaching it is with a new team.
What Will Sacramento's New Homeless Shelter Look Like That's Set To Open This Week?The X Street Navigation Center opens Monday near Broadway and Alhambra Boulevard to serve those experiencing homelessness.
New Efforts Made To Protect American River Parkway From FiresOn Wednesday, Sacramento County supervisors approved spending more money to prevent blazes from breaking out—and the funding even includes purchasing some new eyes in the sky.
VIDEO: Large Homeless Camp Under I-80 In Sacramento Catches FireAn investigation is underway into what started a fire at a large homeless camp under Interstate 80.
North Natomas Motel To Be Used In City's Homeless Housing ProjectA motel in North Natomas is one of the latest additions to the city’s plan to address homelessness.
Sacramento City Council Approves $100 Million Plan To Address HomelessnessA plan to address homelessness in Sacramento passed the city council vote Tuesday night.
Mayor Steinberg Releases Master Plan To House HomelessThe plan identifies ways to get more than 9,000 people off the streets every year. It also identifies 20 new sites in addition to existing locations for people experiencing homelessness.
Sacramento Leaders Take Action To Remove Homeless From Critical InfrastructureA new resolution passed Tuesday prohibits homeless encampments from being within 25 feet from more than one hundred sites across the city including bridges, levees, rivers, utilities, hospitals and essential city buildings.
St. John’s Program For Real Change Adds 11 Modular Homes To Help Families Escape HomelessnessAddiction and mental health issues have increased along with domestic violence cases during the COVID-19 pandemic. One local non-profit is expanding to take in those seeking help.
'First Of A Kind': New California Homeless Database Aims To Help PolicymakersA new California data warehouse system unveiled Wednesday should help policymakers better understand and address the issue of homelessness in a state that has the most unhoused people in the country, officials said.
'A Slow-Moving Tragedy': Firefighters Warn About Potential Record Number Of Homeless Along American RiverWhat used to be home to wildlife along the American River in Sacramento is now home to a growing number of homeless people setting up camp.
San Francisco Paying $16.1M For Homeless Tent CampsSan Francisco is paying $16.1 million to feed and house people in tent villages as the city struggles with a swelling homeless population – but the cost worries some lawmakers.
'Everyone Needs A Little Something': Boy Scout Aims To Empower Homeless Women, Children In SacramentoA Boy Scout is striving to make life a little easier for women and children struggling on the streets in Sacramento.
'We Must Move More Quickly': Sacramento City Councilmember Calls For Better Homeless Protection After Death At Cesar Chavez ParkA Sacramento city leader made an emotional plea for the homeless community after learning of a homeless man dying at Cesar Chavez Park.