San Joaquin County Local News: Homelessness


All Local Homelessness News articles contributed by our local media allies and other local newsrooms.

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04/09/2024
There’s so little data available, it’s impossible to even tell if several of California’s largest homelessness programs are working, according to a statewide audit released Tuesday.

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04/06/2024
I thought my journalism and others’ could change policy, perhaps even inspire a New Deal-style response equal to the challenge. Such was my naiveté.

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04/03/2024
The Pathways Project homeless shelter is set to open in the fall to provide services to the city's estimated 900 homeless.

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04/02/2024
Manteca is opening two new portable dormitory units of 50 beds each at the homeless emergency services center at 555 Industrial Park Drive.

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03/19/2024
CalTrans has reached out to inhabitants of the homeless encampments on the Main Street and 120 Bypass interchange and has begun work to clean up the area and secure it from future camping.

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03/18/2024
An explanation about how the $15 million in state funds will be utilized to address homelessness in Manteca.

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03/15/2024
The His Way Recovery House operates the center at 555 Industrial Park Drive and will soon provide 50 beds in two modular dorms.

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03/11/2024
The unofficial tally from the Jan. 29 point in time count conducted of the homeless in the city was 238, up 8% over the previous count in 2022.

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02/27/2024
“Street releases” have resumed after the nonprofit that operated a migrant welcome center announced its “finite resources have been stretched to the limit.”

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02/26/2024
No issue matters more to Californians than housing and homelessness. Catch up on where the major Senate candidates stand on the subject.

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02/20/2024
In April, the U.S. Supreme Court will hear a case that could reshape how cities manage homelessness. The legal issue is whether they can fine or arrest people for sleeping outside if there’s no shelter available.

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02/09/2024
Tracy Community Connections Center, a nonprofit organization committed to aiding the homeless and those at risk of homelessness, recently appointed Caroline Grover as its new CEO.

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02/08/2024
In an effort to get more unsheltered individuals off the streets, the San Joaquin County Board of Supervisors approved the creation of a crisis response team to help homeless individuals.

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02/06/2024
California voters this spring are considering a $6.4 billion bond to house people with serious mental health conditions. A similar 2018 ballot measure offers lessons about the obstacles that stand in the way of construction.

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02/02/2024
Volunteers gathered before sunrise for the biennial Point In Time Count, an effort to collect data on how many unsheltered homeless people live in and around the city.

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01/30/2024
San Joaquin County will get more than $7.5 million for projects that provide housing assistance or supportive services to people experiencing homelessness.

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01/30/2024
Some 45 volunteers canvassed 18 areas of Lodi to record the number of unsheltered individuals living in or near the city as part of the biannual Point in Time count.

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01/17/2024
Prop. 1 would funnel more money into housing and treatment for homeless Californians struggling with mental illness and addiction. But it’s far from a one-stop solution.

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01/16/2024
A multi-year, $750 million California program aimed at doing away with homeless encampments has had mixed results. Local leaders say ongoing funding is needed.

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01/12/2024
The U.S. Supreme Court has agreed to hear a case related to whether cities and towns can ban camping on public property. The high court could overturn Martin v. Boise, a 2018 federal court decision that keeps western cities and counties from blocking public camping when sufficient shelter space is unavailable.
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