Caltrans cleared out one of the largest homeless encampments in San Jose on Monday, drawing a bevy of protesters to the early morning sweep.
The founder of onRoute22 talks about how to provide an antidote to the isolation experienced by someone who is newly housed.
NIMBYs have come out in full force to oppose one of San Jose’s most inventive solutions for homelessness.
To test the feasibility of a legal homeless camp in San Jose, Councilman Tam Nguyen will head to Portland to spend the night in a sanctioned settlement.
San Jose made a bold move to help the homeless by implementing California’s “shelter crisis” code. By most accounts, it appears to be working.
The city of San Jose plans to use its approach to dismantling “The Jungle” as a model for dealing with other homeless encampments.
As of today, the homeless are no longer allowed in “The Jungle,” a 68-acre shantytown that’s been called the largest homeless camp in the nation.
Thanksgiving affords us a little more free time, thankfully. But rather than getting pulled into the chaos that is Black Friday, here’s a list of suggestions on how to give back a little during the four-day weekend.
A report about the cost of living in Silicon Valley goes before the Board of Supervisors next week. Also on the agenda: a “living wage” ordinance, pro bono legal help for migrant children and a digital security program proposed by Supervisor Joe Simitian.
San Jose wants to clean up its largest homeless encampment and build a fence around it to prevent illegal dumping. But residents of The Jungle say they have nowhere else to go.