San Rafael puts up signs to stop panhandling

On certain street corners just outside downtown San Rafael people say panhandling has become a problem. "I think it is shameful they are allowed to come here and do that," said resident Bruce Sarafraz.

Berkeley City Council considers plan to put homeless camp below overpass

The proposal asks the city manager to consider amenities in the outdoor shelter such as climate-controlled, wind-resistant durable tents with wooden pallets for support, portable toilets and handwashing stations, shower and sanitation services, garbage pickup and needle disposal and an agency to manage the program, which would be open 24 hours a day.