homeless

16 Sep 2020

Pittsburg Motel Becomes Permanent Homeless Support Hub

Motel 6 in Pittsburg won’t be booking rooms for weary tourists but lights in the 174-room facilities will be left on as a safe haven for homeless people in the area.  The motel at 2101 Loveridge Road has been used during the pandemic as a site to shelter people who

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26 Feb 2020

San Francisco Eyes Additional Vehicle Triage Center Sites

By Jerold Chinn While it’s still too soon to report results for San Francisco’s first safe parking program for vehicle dwellers, officials have already begun eyeing additional sites to establish another vehicle triage center. The City’s Real Estate Division Director Andrico Penick told the Board of Supervisors Land Use and

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18 Feb 2020

The Delicious Card: Rad Deals at 30+ SF Restaurants

I am extremely excited to announce the release of The Delicious Card! Delicious cardholders get awesome deals at over 30 of your favorite SF eateries! Membership is a great way to explore new places, support local businesses, and support local journalism.

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26 Feb 2020

Bring Your Brooms Out to Protest Homeless Encampment Sweeps

Coinciding with a Local Homeless Coordinating Board meeting, the housing rights organization Solutions Not Sweeps Coalition will be holding a protest of sorts at the steps of San Francisco City Hall Thursday, brooms encouraged. The group is asking folks to come out with sweeping devices in hand to bring attention

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22 Jan 2020

Berkeley Might Sanction a Homeless Tent Camp

By Nicholas Palmer The city of Berkeley is desperate to find shelter for homeless residents. During the Tuesday City Council meeting, members voted 7-0 to set up an “emergency shelter,” floating the idea of a 120-tent homeless camp under University Avenue bridge at Fourth Street. The city has made some

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21 Jan 2020

The Moms 4 Housing Victory Shows How Communities Can Fight Back — And Win

The news broke Monday morning four mothers who occupied a vacant West Oakland house scored a huge victory in the ultimate fight between greed and good. The grassroots activist group Moms 4 Housing won an agreement from house-flipping developer Wedgewood Properties, and the house they’ve been occupying for two months

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17 Jan 2020

If You’re Against Moms 4 Housing You’re on the Wrong Side of History

By Sunny Dell The Alameda County Sheriff’s Office Tuesday chose to carry out the eviction of mothers with a presence as though they were ready to invade a small country. There was a violence to the moment disproportionate to the purpose.  Spokesperson Ray Kelly publicly claimed in post-operation press conference

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18 Dec 2019

Moms 4 Housing Represent the Ultimate Fight Between Greed and Good

Some people look down on homelessness — they make assumptions that the dire situation is brought on by bad personal behavior or laziness. You hear people make callous and highly generalized arguments in comment forums on the topic. The blame tends to fall on drug abuse and therefore, people suffering

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27 Nov 2019

I Went to an Oakland Homeless Community to Say Hello. This Is What I Found.

By Thomas Johnson I consider myself to be lucky, even though I’ve been homeless plenty of times in my life. We didn’t really call it “homeless” back in the late 70s and 80s — we were just “outdoors.” The apartment I have now, I got because of who I knew.

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