Newsmaker: Jackie Speier

Only months after the Congress member won a special election to fill the expiring term of the late Rep. Tom Lantos, the 58-year-old former attorney beat out three other opponents in the Democratic primary for the 12th Congressional District on Tuesday. If Speier wins in November, she will hold the House seat for the next twoyear term, from January 2009 to January 2011.

More safe sites for people living in vehicles proposed

“This is not a new model; this is something that’s been utilized around the country.”

Homelessness dipped in San Francisco during pandemic

“Our investments in shelter and housing are resulting in improvements in the lives of people experiencing homelessness and conditions on our streets.”

An Australian gem’s emotional night at the Fillmore

Orchestral arrangements amplify resonance of Gang of Youths’ material