It will be extremely difficult to reach 1,200 hotel beds.–Willie Hopkins, Alameda County General Services Agency director, last Tuesday, telling the Board of Supervisors that the goal of housing the unsheltered in hotels during the pandemic is uncertain because some… Read More ›
With staggering numbers of homeless individuals in Oakland and across Alameda County, and a shelter in place order issued last week by Gov. Gavin Newsom to combat the spread of the coronavirus, Alameda County supervisors on Tuesday morning are likely… Read More ›
A homeless encampment of more than 40 individuals under the freeway in Castro Valley will soon be cleared by CalTrans workers. In the aftermath, Alameda County Supervisor Nate Miley foresees a scattering of homeless individuals the unincorporated areas that he… Read More ›
Democratic presidential candidate Julián Castro will receive a tour of a homeless encampment near the Home Depot at High Street and Alameda Avenue this Wednesday compliments of Oakland Councilmember Noel Gallo. The encampment, notable for the large number of small… Read More ›
A proposed Homeless Navigation Center in Fremont has roiled the city’s public discourse for months, highlighted the friction between residents concerned over the city’s deepening homeless crisis and homeowners who fear the facility could lower the value of their properties…. Read More ›
An Alameda County judge ruled last week against a compliant made by opponents of a wellness center for homeless seniors that Alameda officials failed to properly study the project’s impact on the environment. Alameda County Superior Court Judge Frank Roesch… Read More ›
Alameda voters declared their support for homeless seniors and medical respite services Tuesday night with a decisive win in the city’s special election. Measure A, the city-backed initiative affirming a City Council decision to zone a nearly four-acre federal property… Read More ›
Alameda’s special election on April 9 pits open space advocates vs. support for the homeless
Alameda County Democrats vote to oppose Alameda special election measure to block a homeless center for seniors.
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