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Old Muni Buses Are Reborn as Mobile Showers for the Homeless

August 15, 2014 | 8:30 am

Old Muni Buses Are Reborn as Mobile Showers for the Homeless

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A straightforward solution to one of the biggest hardships of living on the street.

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When Do You Call for Help for the Homeless?

July 29, 2014 | 7:00 am

When Do You Call for Help for the Homeless?

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Numbers and organizations to reach when you think a homeless person is in distress.

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Good Read: San Francisco’s (In)Visible Class War

May 16, 2014 | 10:34 am

Good Read: San Francisco’s (In)Visible Class War

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Danah Boyd examines spectacle of San Francisco homelessness set against the city’s spectacular wealth.

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Oakland Artist Crafts Homes for Those Who Have None

February 22, 2014 | 7:00 am

Oakland Artist Crafts Homes for Those Who Have None

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Sculptor builds tiny mobile structures that afford privacy and shelter for some of his neighbors.

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Center for S.F.’s Homeless Youth Closing – Loss of  ‘a Space to Just Be OK’

December 23, 2013 | 10:50 am

Center for S.F.’s Homeless Youth Closing – Loss of ‘a Space to Just Be OK’

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Unless there’s a last-minute reprieve, the Haight Street drop-in center will shut down on Christmas Day.

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Drop in Food Bank Donations, Cold Snap, Hurt Bay Area Poor and Homeless

December 17, 2013 | 7:44 am

Drop in Food Bank Donations, Cold Snap, Hurt Bay Area Poor and Homeless

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Donations are low, demand is high at regional food banks; the cold snap’s long-term impact on the poor.

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News Pix: Anti-Eviction Protests and Waiting for Warmer Weather

December 13, 2013 | 8:30 am

News Pix: Anti-Eviction Protests and Waiting for Warmer Weather

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Our best images from an event-filled week around the Bay Area.

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Living Homeless, and Cold, in San Francisco

December 13, 2013 | 7:00 am

Living Homeless, and Cold, in San Francisco

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Many Bay Area homeless have been sleeping outdoors during the cold snap. We ask how they’re coping.

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As the Cold Continues, Shelters Work to Bring Warmth

December 11, 2013 | 8:30 am

As the Cold Continues, Shelters Work to Bring Warmth

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It was another tough night for those unable to find shelter from the cold.

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Santa Clara County Coroner: Four San Jose Homeless Die from Exposure

December 6, 2013 | 3:46 pm

Santa Clara County Coroner: Four San Jose Homeless Die from Exposure

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Deaths occurred during prolonged cold snap that has prompted hundreds to seek emergency shelter.

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