Hayward councilmember: convert old shipping containers for the homeless

HAYWARD CITY COUNCIL  | Hayward Councilmember Francisco Zermeno's heart may be in the right place, but he has another wild idea to help the city's homeless. This time, he's floating the idea of converting old steel shipping containers into dwellings for the homeless.On Instagram and Twitter, Zermeno posted this:If Starbucks can sell coffee out of … Continue reading Hayward councilmember: convert old shipping containers for the homeless

Let Them Eat Figs! A Councilman’s Fruity Plan To End Hunger In Hayward

Hayward Councilmember Francisco Zermeno to the hungry:  there's fig and kumquat trees near Southland Mall. PHOTO/Zermeno for Mayor 2014HAYWARD | As elected officials in Hayward attempted to sidestep guilt surrounding an ordinance that ostensibly makes it much more difficult for small-scale free food providers to feed the poor in its parks, one city council member had an idea for curbing … Continue reading Let Them Eat Figs! A Councilman’s Fruity Plan To End Hunger In Hayward