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.
California Should Track Homeless Spending, Set Policy, Auditor SaysCalifornia has spent $13 billion in the last three years to tackle a massive homelessness problem likely to worsen with the pandemic, yet its approach is so fragmented and incomplete as to hinder efforts at getting people into stable housing, the state auditor said in a report released Thursday.
Firefighters Answer More Calls Involving Homeless Camp Fires As Temperatures Remain LowThere's no doubt that many nerves are raw after a devastating and deadly fire season. Now as temperatures drop, there are increasing concerns with a rise in homeless camp fires.
City Considers Tiny Homes, Communities As Emergency Option Amid Sacramento Homeless Crisis
Homeless Man Living In Car Loses Everything In Fire; Sacramento Police Step Up To HelpThe Sacramento Police Department stepped up to help a man living in his car who lost everything when the vehicle caught fire over the weekend.
Lawsuit Filed To Stop Homeless Hotel Project In Sacramento's River DistrictSacramento's plan to turn hotels into homeless housing is hitting a roadblock.
Couple Caught Having Sex In Stockton Neighborhood Sheds Light On Homeless CrisisChealsey Allmon-Encinas was out walking when she said she suddenly saw two people believed to be homeless having sex in her neighbors front yard.
Newsom: 15,000 Hotel Rooms To House Homeless In CaliforniaCalifornia is on its way to acquiring 15,000 hotel rooms to house the homeless during the coronavirus pandemic, said Gov. Gavin Newsom on Saturday as he reminded people to stay indoors while outbreaks continue to crop up throughout the state.
Search On For Rightful Owners After Stash Of Stolen Bicycles Found At Placerville Homeless CampDeputies are trying to find the rightful owners of dozens of bicycles that were discovered at a homeless camp in the Placerville area recently.