Ordinarily, the State of the State is a time for the Governor to reflect on California's successes, but Governor Gavin Newsom instead focused his address on where California is failing--on homelessness and housing. Susie Steimle reports. (2-19-2020)

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'It's A Disgrace'; Gov. Newsom Dedicates State Of The State Address To HomelessnessOrdinarily, the State of the State is a time for the Governor to reflect on California's successes, but Governor Gavin Newsom instead focused his address on where California is failing--on homelessness and housing. Susie Steimle reports. (2-19-2020)
Moms 4 Housing Activists Honored For Black History Month By Oakland City CouncilThe activist women known as Moms 4 Housing were recognized as Black History Month honorees at the Oakland City Council meeting Tuesday night. Joe Vazquez reports. (2-18-2020)
Housing Activists' Protest Disrupts Valentine Dining at SF TavernChanting “housing is a human right,” several dozen activists walked into a popular San Francisco restaurant on Friday evening, interrupting patrons' Valentine dinner to call out the establishment's landlord as a heartless mega-corporation determined to squeeze renters. Andrea Nakano reports. (2-14-20)
Fremont Uses Boulders to Block Homeless RV Parking Near Tech CompaniesPeople living in vehicles along Kato Road in Fremont were told to leave. Boulders were then placed along the side of the road to discourage people from moving back. Kiet Do reports (2-6-20)
Fremont Set To Crack Down On People Living In RVs Near Tesla FactoryAmid rising homelessness in the area, officials in Fremont are set to crack down on people living in trailers and RVs along Interstate 880 near the Tesla factory. Jackie Ward reports. (2/6/20)
Developers Plan To Turn SF's Potrero Power Station Into Metropolis With Affordable HomesDevelopers want to turn the old Potrero Power Station into a mixed-use metropolis featuring affordable housing. Wilson Walker tells us the plan has the blessing of the city's planning commission.
Questions Surround Non-Profit's Efforts To Provide RVs To Bay Area HomelessCould trailers be a new temporary fix for California's growing homelessness crisis? Some people tell KPIX one local company offered them deals that were too good to be true. Susie Steimle reports. (1-30-20)
San Jose Downtown Boom Boosts PricesSan Jose is booming. Downtown vacancy rates were 17 percent in 2017 and now they are at 10 percent and dropping. Len Ramirez reports. (1-30-20)
Oakland Opens 7th Cabin Community To House Unsheltered In ChinatownThe city of Oakland opened its seventh community cabin site Thursday for the unsheltered who live in the Chinatown and Jack London neighborhoods. Jackie Ward reports. (1/28/20)
Wayward Blogger Loses Her Job And Finds A CareerAfter losing her job and worrying about rent, Kristin Hanes was almost a victim of the housing affordability crisis in the Bay Area. Instead, she turned her misfortune into fortune. Susie Steimle reports. (1-27-2020)
SF Supervisors Ask Corporate Landlord Veritas To Delay Selling 76 BuildingsSan Francisco supervisors are calling on the city's largest corporate landlord, Veritas Investments, to hit pause on selling dozens of buildings. Susie Steimle reports. (1-27-2020)
Raw Video: Moms 4 Housing Rress Conference On Agreement To Purchase Vacant HomeThe activist group which supported the occupation of a vacant home in Oakland by homeless mothers has reached an agreement with the property owner and the city of Oakland to purchase the property. (1/20/20)
Berkeley Development to Hold Lottery for Below-Market CondosSome much-needed new condominiums will soon be available for sale in Berkeley. Because of the city’s affordable housing mandate some of them will carry an amazingly low price. John Ramos reports. (1-16-20)
Supervisor Dean Preston Plans To Shake Up Housing Policy In San FranciscoJust when you thought San Francisco couldn't lean any further to the left politically, voters elected Dean Preston, a democratic socialist, to the Board of Supervisors. Susie Steimle reports. (1-15-2020)
Woman Says Sonoma Co. Gave Her Notice To Move Out Of House Bought For HomelessThe Sonoma County Board of Supervisors voted to buy two homes to provide shelter for dozens of homeless. Andria Borba spoke to a Santa Rosa woman who says one of those homes was hers. (1-14-2020)
Oakland Launches Homelessness AuditAn audit of homelessness services looks to determine just how many encampments there are and if clearing them is the best use of public money. Susie Steimle reports. (1-13-2020)
'Moms 4 Housing' Supporters Gather Outside Oakland Home Ahead Of Potential EvictionSupporters of the group "Moms 4 Housing" gathered outside the Oakland home where the mothers have stayed for the last several weeks. The women and their families face eviction after a judge's ruling last week. Jackie Ward reports. (1/13/20)
Time Running Out for Homeless Camped Along Sonoma County Hiking TrailSonoma County will clear sprawling illegal encampments along the Joe Rodota Trail between Santa Rosa and Sebastopol by the end of January. Andrea Nakano reports. (1-10-20)
North Bay Plan Would Evict Renters to Buy Housing for HomelessSonoma County officials want to purchase million-dollar properties to house the homeless but the county would have to first evict the renters currently living in those units. Da Lin reports. (1-10-20)
The Hottest Housing Bill Explained: A Closer Look At SB50State Senator Scott Weiner’s controversial Senate Bill 50 been called the hottest housing bill of last year's legislative session and it will either live or die in the next three weeks. Susie Steimle reports. (1-8-2020)
Low Income Housing Advocates Speak Out Against SB 50A state bill meant to create more housing is getting pushback from some housing advocates. Susie Steimle reports on why they say SB50 will further marginalize low income residents.
New Push To Increase California Housing Supply Through Controversial BillSupporters of SB 50, which would force local cities to pave the way for more housing, are reintroducing the measure with some changes to garner more support. Anne Makovec reports. (1/7/20)
SB50: Supporters Of Housing Bill Relaunch CampaignSenate Bill 50, a bill that aims to increase housing production in areas close to transit, are relaunching their campaign to pass the bill on Tuesday. The bill, which was stalled in the legislature last year, is not without controversy. Katie Nielsen reports. (1/7/20)
Oakland Pride Loses Headquarters To GentrificationThe building that has been home to Oakland Pride's headquarters for almost 20 years has been sold and now the non-profit is being evicted. Betty Yu reports on the future the LGBTQ organization..

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