Merchants in the Duboce Triangle neighborhood are concerned about what they say is an increase of homeless people in the area — enough to call for a meeting with police and elected officials.
Business owners say they worry that violence and theft are increasing in the area, too, due to the presence of people on the streets who are mentally ill or have substance-abuse problems. Read More
If a newly elected San Francisco supervisor has his way, people who redeem their empty bottles and cans at recycling centers would be offered food vouchers instead of cash.Under California law, supermarkets must offer onsite redemption of recyclables or be located within a half-mile of a stand-alone recycling center. The law is designed to make it easier for customers to recover the surcharge they pay when purchasing products with a recyclable component. Read More