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

Hayward May Starve Free Food-Sharing Programs With Costly Regulations

HAYWARD CITY COUNCIL | The owner of a Japanese restaurant near Hayward’s Portuguese Park says homeless people visiting the block stone-floored monument near ‘C’ Street for small-scale food-sharing handouts spit on his windows, rummage through his garbage dumpster and defecate in his parking lot. But, a controversial plan to regulate the practice of small vendors serving the … Continue reading Hayward May Starve Free Food-Sharing Programs With Costly Regulations

Hayward Moves Ahead With Regulations On Free Food Sharing

Portuguese Park on C Street, one of the sites of free food sharing events in Hayward.HAYWARD CITY COUNCIL//FOOD SHARING | Despite an uproar Tuesday night from homeless advocates over the Hayward City Council’s attempt to regulate outdoor food sharing programs for the poor, the council showed little sign of turning afoot on the ordinances and … Continue reading Hayward Moves Ahead With Regulations On Free Food Sharing

The Poor And Hungry Could Face Limited Access To Free Food Vendors In Hayward

HAYWARD CITY COUNCIL//HOMELESS | Charitable groups that feed the poor in Hayward may soon be required to gain city approval and secure costly food handling permits from the Alameda County Health Department. Some Hayward downtown businesses and city officials say the free food sharing events at downtown city parks often feature excess litter and promote an … Continue reading The Poor And Hungry Could Face Limited Access To Free Food Vendors In Hayward