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Mike Koozmin/s.f. examiner file photoJulius Barnes

Non-profit starts visiting school sites to house homeless students

After the number of homeless students in San Francisco's public schools has…

Mike Koozmin/s.f. examiner file photoJulius Barnes
Gabrielle Lurie/special the the s.f. examinerLonny Butler

After 25 years, homeless newspaper Street Sheet to unveil redesign and new donation price

Lonny Butler, 62, is a regular at the cable car turnaround where…

Gabrielle Lurie/special the the s.f. examinerLonny Butler
mike koozmin/s.f. examiner file photoThe San Francisco Public Library has found that midweek and afternoons are when the most incidents that disrupt patrons occur. New penalties recently went into effect.

Report: SF library unruliness occurs most during midweek afternoons

Months after the San Francisco Public Library tightened up rules for patrons,…

mike koozmin/s.f. examiner file photoThe San Francisco Public Library has found that midweek and afternoons are when the most incidents that disrupt patrons occur. New penalties recently went into effect.
Mike Koozmin/s.f. examiner file photoJulius Barnes

Thousands of SF public-school students are homeless

Most students spend a lot of time worrying about grades, athletics, social…

Mike Koozmin/s.f. examiner file photoJulius Barnes
Mike Hendrickson/S.F. Examiner file photoMedical and dental care are among the services Project Homeless Connect offers.

Project Homeless Connect event to focus on LGBT population

San Francisco will hold a Project Homeless Connect event Friday for the…

Mike Hendrickson/S.F. Examiner file photoMedical and dental care are among the services Project Homeless Connect offers.
mike koozmin/s.f. examiner file photoHomeless advocates say recent incidents make it seem like police have an extra focus on The City’s most vulnerable people.

SF homeless advocates claim police visit to encampment is latest in series of taunts

The City's homeless advocates and police often don't get along, but an…

mike koozmin/s.f. examiner file photoHomeless advocates say recent incidents make it seem like police have an extra focus on The City’s most vulnerable people.
mike koozmin/the s.f. examiner“Multiple Mary and Invisible Jane

Aerial dance sheds light on San Francisco’s most vulnerable homeless

San Francisco's homeless residents often receive the most public attention when they…

mike koozmin/the s.f. examiner“Multiple Mary and Invisible Jane
mike koozmin/the s.f. examinerBART is using Building Code to clear homeless people out of station passageways.

Homeless advocates cry foul over BART anti-sleeping crackdown

The BART police crackdown on people sleeping in the common areas of…

mike koozmin/the s.f. examinerBART is using Building Code to clear homeless people out of station passageways.
JUAN PARDO/S.F. EXAMINER file photoAdvocates and families gathered at City Hall in May 2014 to ask for more housing and help with homelessness prevention.

Researchers surprised by high rates of violence against homeless women in SF

While most women in San Francisco who are homeless or don’t have…

JUAN PARDO/S.F. EXAMINER file photoAdvocates and families gathered at City Hall in May 2014 to ask for more housing and help with homelessness prevention.
Marcio Jose Sanchez/APMaria Esther Salazar walks past garbage on a hillside in the Jungle

Survival and defeat in Silicon Valley slum

SAN JOSE -- She's a disheveled woman, upper teeth gone, heavy bags…

Marcio Jose Sanchez/APMaria Esther Salazar walks past garbage on a hillside in the Jungle
Jessica Christian/S.F. Examiner File photoMayor Ed Lee said Thursday that 19

Mayor: building supportive housing key to ending homelessness

San Francisco is working to build its way out of the homelessness…

Jessica Christian/S.F. Examiner File photoMayor Ed Lee said Thursday that 19
Mike Koozmin/2013 S.F. Examiner file photoLava Mae founder Doniece Sandoval is hoping to add more refurbished Muni buses to her fleet of mobile showers.

Refurbished Muni buses loaded with showers ready to hit streets

Homeless folks searching for a shower in San Francisco will soon find…

Mike Koozmin/2013 S.F. Examiner file photoLava Mae founder Doniece Sandoval is hoping to add more refurbished Muni buses to her fleet of mobile showers.
A campaign consultant for Supervisor Mark Farrell has been ordered to pay a $14

Supervisor Farrell announces hearings on SF homelessness

Supervisor Mark Farrell has announced a series of hearings that will analyze…

A campaign consultant for Supervisor Mark Farrell has been ordered to pay a $14
Ronald Gill

Public defender blasts judge’s decision to jail homeless defendant

A 64-year-old homeless man was sent to County Jail on a judge’s…

Ronald Gill

NaVorro Bowman goes from goat to hero

"Niners send out the Stick in style," Sports, Tuesday From goat to…

Mike Koozmin/the S.F. ExaminerThe Board of Supervisors approved new legislation that will close parks at night.

San Francisco parks closure passes; homeless advocates worry about criminalization

Despite strong opposition by homeless advocates — who last week even organized…

Mike Koozmin/the S.F. ExaminerThe Board of Supervisors approved new legislation that will close parks at night.
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Supervisor Scott Wiener seeks to close parks at night

A San Francisco lawmaker's proposal to close city parks overnight is drawing…

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AP Photo/Rich PedroncelliAssemblyman Tom Ammiano

Beautiful game, beautiful effort

A nonprofit group that uses soccer to reach homeless and formerly homeless…

AP Photo/Rich PedroncelliAssemblyman Tom Ammiano
Mike Koozmin/The S.F. ExaminerJason Kellerman at his poker company office

Meals served to neediest lack nutrients, study says

A study of free meals served to needy people in San Francisco…

Mike Koozmin/The S.F. ExaminerJason Kellerman at his poker company office
Anna Latino/Special to the S.F. ExaminerTammi Taylor

San Francisco mattress maker McRoskey supplies beds for homeless, low-income residents

British royalty, Fortune 500 CEOs and professional athletes catch their zzz’s in…

Anna Latino/Special to the S.F. ExaminerTammi Taylor