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Homelessness grows on SF’s sleepy west side

Ah, The Avenues. San Francisco’s sleepy suburbs, where you can’t walk two…

 

Won’t you save me San Francisco?

There are often two conflicting stories that are equally true. We’ve all…

 

Tent encampments cleared out in Mission District

San Francisco Public Works crews and San Francisco Police Department officers began…

 

SF officials support expansion of conservatorships to address homelessness, drug addiction

By next year, San Francisco could have broader conservatorship powers to force…

Man leaves flyers at Mission tent encampment threatening to ‘burn’ and ‘beat’ homeless

A man allegedly distributed flyers at a Mission District homeless encampment Friday…

Uber’s security guards displace homeless near self-driving car storage facility

Ride-hail company Uber has been making headlines recently after releasing (and then…

Lava Mae seeks safe home for shower buses after multiple break-ins affect service

Mobile shower nonprofit Lava Mae is struggling with an issue many face…

Top stories of the week: driverless Ubers, funding for homeless, Twitter surveillance

Had a busy week? Here are our top local news stories from the past…

More than 1,000 people on waitlist for City’s shelter beds

The Coalition on Homelessness has announced that the waitlist for San Francisco's shelter…

SF planning director calls gentrification ‘undeniable, and of serious concern’

The head of the Planning Department acknowledged in a letter Friday the…

Thanksgiving deliveries being organized for SF’s homebound seniors

While GLIDE and St. Anthony's both have robust, free Thanksgiving meals on…

Nationwide homeless population drops, while SF sees increase

The homeless population across the U.S. has decreased during the past seven…

Two years in, Castro homeless outreach program has helped over 2,000 people access services

Since its launch in September of 2014, homeless outreach program Castro Cares…

Greg Gopman, derided for tech entitlement in SF, hired then fired from Twitter

In 2013, Greg Gopman, founder of "AngelHack," became infamous for his long-winded…

Proposition Q makes life harder for the homeless

Have you seen this year’s ballot? It has an insane amount of…

November ballot measures incite class hatred in San Francisco

With a stinky pile of initiatives on the San Francisco ballot this…

Homeless man killed by SF police in April was shot six times, had meth in his system

Luis Pat Gongora, the homeless man who was fatally shot by San…

City officials seek cure for health disparities in SROs

For years, the health of San Francisco residents has deteriorated by conditions…

SF homeless team up to keep streets clean

They’ve come from Georgia, Texas and right here in the Fillmore. They’ve…

Tenderloin health efforts break from tradition as support for supervised injection sites grows

Solving intractable problems in an urban environment like the Tenderloin takes some…