San Francisco is one of the most beautiful, cultural cities in the world, but it also has an ugly underbelly — homelessness.
There are 6,514 homeless people living in The City, according to the latest count in January, though advocates say the number is much higher — and growing.
Roughly 33 percent are chronically homeless. About half live on the streets or in vehicles and the rest are in shelters or transitional housing. Read More
That old saw, “If at first you don’t succeed, try, try again,” may have first been uttered by a budgeteer because it certainly takes persistence to make budget cuts stick. President Barack Obama, like his predecessors, has tried to prove wrong former President Ronald Reagan’s observation that a government program is the closest thing we get to eternal life on Earth. Read More