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Newsom proposes lower spending on homelessness, affordable housing

After Gov. Gavin Newsom rolled out a deficit-bridging budget plan in January, advocates pushing for more affordable housing and shelters hoped he might reconsider...

County secures hefty grant to address local homelessness

Santa Clara County secured an $11.1 million grant to address homelessness in San Jose and throughout the county, federal housing officials announced April17. The county...
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Camping ban near Gilroy schools may move forward

Crews recently cleared a homeless encampment underneath a bridge on IOOF Avenue that crosses Miller Slough, where parents of students from the adjacent schools...
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Lack of shelter space limits options

The Gilroy Police Department got the OK from the city council on July 5 to enforce no-camping ordinances on public property, but it comes...

Supes approve $75.5M for affordable homes

The Santa Clara County Board of Supervisors on Feb. 8 approved the expenditure of $75.5 million for six new affordable housing projects that will...

Guest View, Stephanie Hernandez and Sarah Manjra: Advocate for the unhoused

Being a resident of Gilroy my entire life, it is disheartening to witness the growth of our homeless population over the past several years....

Committee gives ideas on tackling homelessness

A committee tasked with finding ways to address homelessness in Gilroy gave an update on its activities to the city council on April 19. The...

City: Christmas Hill Park is not becoming a homeless camp

Christmas Hill Park is not becoming a sanctioned homeless encampment, city officials responded March 19 after rumors began swirling on social media. “City Hall has...

Highway 101 homeless camp disperses

Homeless service providers helped residents of a growing encampment along Highway 101 move out of the area March 18 in anticipation of a cleanup...

Court to assess rape suspect’s mental health

At the March 14 hearing at the Morgan Hill courthouse, the judge granted a mental competency hearing based on PC1368. The next hearing is scheduled for 9am March 21 at the Hall of Justice in San Jose.