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California Homeless

State Passes Law Protecting Homeless Teens From Law Enforcement

The Huffington Post | Lydia O'Connor | Posted 10.03.2013 | Politics

California officials are no longer required to report homeless teens to law enforcement thanks to a bill that was signed into law on Wednesday. Th...

California Unlocks Controversial Lifeline For Homeless

Ventura County Star | Kathleen Wilson | Posted 05.07.2013 | Los Angeles

Homeless and jobless, the men looking for help at a Thousand Oaks drop-in center covet working cellphones. They connect them to employers, family, eve...

Let's Pass AB5

Tom Ammiano | Posted 03.25.2013 | Los Angeles
Tom Ammiano

Public opinion, demonstrations, legislators, courts and presidents have forced the addition of groups to the protected list one-by-one. It won't be easy to expand the list to include the homeless. While most people have compassion for the homeless, compassion only goes so far.

A Homeless Bill Of Rights?

The Sacramento Bee | JIM SANDERS | Posted 03.06.2013 | San Francisco

California law protects its residents from discrimination based on sex, race, religion and sexual orientation. Now a state lawmaker is pushing to add...

California Man Attempts Homeless Reality TV Series

Posted 08.10.2012 | Impact

A man who overcame homelessness is now a television and film producer with a sole mission in mind: revealing the realities of what it is to be homeles...

Is Posting Contact Info of Homeless Advocates Online Bullying?

Joel John Roberts | Posted 06.25.2012 | Impact
Joel John Roberts

Property owners created blogs, and listed the names, addresses, and phone numbers of community leaders who support homeless people's rights. If you are going to live on the streets, they say, go live near the people who advocate for you.

HUD Grants Homeless Programs $201 Million

Reuters | Posted 05.13.2012 | Impact

WASHINGTON, March 13 (Reuters) - The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development is awarding $201 million to 731 new programs to help the home...

Accused Killer Of California Homeless Pleads Not Guilty

Reuters | Posted 04.22.2012 | Politics

LOS ANGELES, Feb 21 (Reuters) - An Iraq war veteran accused in the "thrill" killings of four Orange County homeless men and the stabbing murders of ...

Calif. Woman, 84, Leaves $400,000 Condo To Homeless In Her Will

Posted 02.07.2012 | Impact

Before Leila Boroughs died at the age of 84, the San Francisco, Calif., woman decided to leave her greatest possession to people she had never met. ...

California Woman Weaves Mats With Plastic Bags For Homeless

Mount Helix Patch | Posted 03.10.2012 | Impact

For the last 18 months, Groh and her family and friends have been meeting every Tuesday at Cali Comfort Restaurant and Sports Bar to weave together ma...

Report: State Services Lacking For Homeless Youth

California Watch | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles

This story comes courtesy of California Watch. By Joanna Lin Nearly two-thirds of California counties have no services targeted toward the state...

School On Wheels Helps Calif. Homeless Kids

Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

Retired California teacher Agnes Stevens is hoping to bolster our society's most vulnerable population -- homeless children -- with the nonprofit, Sch...