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OFF The STREET Newsletter

Volume 17, Spring 2017

Volume 16, Fall 2016

Volume 15, Spring 2016

Volume 14, Fall 2015

Media Coverage

12/12/2017, The Mercury News:  Tiny Homes for San Jose's homeless

10/26/2017, Mountain View Voice: City approves downtown homeless shelter

10/18/2017, The Mercury News: Sunnyvale cold weather shelter opens amid smoky skies

10/15/2017, Brown signs bill to allow cities to fast- track shelters for homeless

8/28/2017, The Mercury News: San Jose proposes just two “tiny home” villages for homeless

8/27/2017, The Mercury News: Editorial: San Jose’s ‘tiny homes’ plan needs re-boot with better information — and political leadership

8/21/2017, KRON4: San Jose reduces potential sites for tiny homes for homeless

8/20/2017, The Mercury News: After backlash, San Jose reduces number of ‘tiny homes’ sites for homeless

8/16/2017, The Mercury News: Report homeless deaths up 164 percent in Santa Clara County; aging population a factor

8/2/2017, Mountain View Voice: Mountain View's night out

7/20/2017, The Mercury News: Seniors on the streets: Aging homeless population of Silicon Valley

7/14/2017, Mountain View Voice: More mobile health services coming to Mountain View

7/13/2017, The Mercury News: Palo Alto sees 26 percent rise in homelessness, census says

7/7/2017, The Mercury News: Rise in RV homeless throughout South Bay

6/30/2017, Mountain View Voice: New census shows Mountain View homeless population growing

6/30/2017, The Mercury News: San Jose: Huge surge in homeless Silicon Valley youth

6/27/2017, The Mercury News: Crackdown coming against food giveaways for homeless at San Jose’s St. James Park

6/22/2017, The Mercury News: A helping hand before homelessness for South Bay families on the brink

6/20/2017, The Mercury News: Advocates say ‘impenetrable’ barrier to keep homeless from San Jose campsite is no solution

6/19/2017, The Mercury News: Affordable housing projects to fight homelessness advance in San Jose

6/13/2017, Mountain View Voice: The Philanthropist Pauper

5/24/2017, East Bay Times: Homeless ‘war zone’: Oakland officials under fire to solve crisis

1/2/2017, The Mercury News: Snow on bay area peaks kicks off week of chilly wet weather

12/30/2016, Times Herald Online: Colder than normal temperatures on the way in bay area

12/29/2016, East Bay Times: Bay area enjoy sunny Thursday because its about to get real cold again

12/22/2016, The Mercury News: County and faith based shelters take homeless in from the cold

12/01/2016, Mountain View Voice: A Respite From the Cold

11/30/2016, Gilroy Dispatch: Inclement Weather Alert for South County Homeless

11/29/2016, Mountain View Voice: Cold weather homeless shelters open this week

11/28/2016, The Mercury News: Sunnyvale: New winter homeless shelter opens doors

11/28/2016, KRON4: 395 winter shelter beds available to homeless in Santa Clara County

11/28/2016, KTVU: Sunnyvale shelter from cold for homeless opens with kitchen, showers, laundry facilities

Annual Report

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