Challenged by the demolition of the National Guard Amory in Sunnyvale after 20 years as the North County's only emergency homeless shelter, Supervisor Simitian finessed a series of short term solutions until a permanent replacement site opened for the 2016-2017 cold weather season. Supervisor Simitian also successfully pushed to expand the facility into a year-round operation and increase its capacity from 125 to 175 shelter beds.
Read our press release:
Sunnyvale homeless shelter to stay open year-round
See the KTVU story:
Sunnyvale homeless shelter extending service