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Mike Koozmin/The S.F. ExaminerAssemblyman Tom Ammiano’s bill could legalize sleeping and panhandling in public.

S.F. lawmaker’s ‘homeless bill of rights’ passes state Assembly committee

A sweeping “bill of rights” for the homeless has cleared its first…

Mike Koozmin/The S.F. ExaminerAssemblyman Tom Ammiano’s bill could legalize sleeping and panhandling in public.

New approach to homeless admirable only if it continues

Past efforts to clean up homeless encampments in various parts of San…

Starving out needy is no way to deal with homelessness

There is a constant chorus of complaints about homelessness in San Francisco,…

Anna Latino/Special to the S.F. ExaminerDuboce neighbors think St. Francis Lutheran Church meal program is feeding homeless problem

Duboce neighbors think St. Francis Lutheran Church meal program is feeding homeless problem

A church meal program has become the target of residents seeking to…

Anna Latino/Special to the S.F. ExaminerDuboce neighbors think St. Francis Lutheran Church meal program is feeding homeless problem
Mike Koozmin/The S.F. ExaminerComments from residents

San Francisco restrictions on overnight parking delayed due to concerns about the homeless

Lingering concerns about the impact on homeless people are delaying enforcement of…

Mike Koozmin/The S.F. ExaminerComments from residents
AP file photoThe Lifeline discount program had previously applied only to landlines

CPUC is helping needy stay connected

Impoverished California residents, many of them homeless and without access to landlines,…

AP file photoThe Lifeline discount program had previously applied only to landlines
Mike Koozmin/The S.F. ExaminerHome on wheels: Advocates for the homeless say legislation on RV parking approved by the Board of Supervisors will hurt homeless people who have nowhere else to go. The City is developing a plan to get people living in their vehicles into temporary housing.

RVs parked overnight in San Francisco have to hit road

Despite concerns from advocates for the homeless, San Francisco officials on Tuesday…

Mike Koozmin/The S.F. ExaminerHome on wheels: Advocates for the homeless say legislation on RV parking approved by the Board of Supervisors will hurt homeless people who have nowhere else to go. The City is developing a plan to get people living in their vehicles into temporary housing.

Aw, man, not the dog, too!

Police are hunting for two thugs who beat up a homeless man…

Laurie Bernstein

Solutions SF helps San Francisco's homeless find jobs

Laurie Bernstein is the new executive director at Solutions SF, a nonprofit…

Laurie Bernstein
Second thoughts: Oakland might have saved itself a recall effort if Mayor Jean Quan had been subjected to a runoff election. (Getty Images file photo)Second thoughts: Oakland might have saved itself a recall effort if Mayor Jean Quan had been subjected to a runoff election. (Getty Images file photo)

Oakland an example of risk in ranked-choice voting

‘Ranked-choice voting is a failed experiment,” according to Supervisor Mark Farrell. Today,…

Second thoughts: Oakland might have saved itself a recall effort if Mayor Jean Quan had been subjected to a runoff election. (Getty Images file photo)Second thoughts: Oakland might have saved itself a recall effort if Mayor Jean Quan had been subjected to a runoff election. (Getty Images file photo)

Oakland man shot while feeding the homeless with family

An Oakland man is in critical condition today after he was shot…

San Francisco's Ferry Building merchants complain of homeless invasion

Merchants at San Francisco’s Ferry Building say they have noticed an increase…

Do not feed: Houston forbids good Samaritans from feeding homeless

WHAT: Bobby and Amanda Herring peacefully fed homeless people in downtown Houston…

Advocacy groups to commemorate homeless deaths

Advocates for the homeless will gather tonight to remember friends, family members…

Homeless park dwellers refuse city’s assistance

A corps of homeless people has moved deeper into Golden Gate Park,…

City officials will try to relocate Transbay Terminal homeless up to last minute Friday

Time is closing in on the 20 or so homeless residents who…

Budget cuts put strain on city's mental-health services

As government budgets tighten across the nation, local mental-health service providers and…

Mayor looking for permanent home for homeless program

Mayor Gavin Newsom says his office is “desperately” looking for a location…

Group sues homeless program

San Francisco’s Care Not Cash program blatantly discriminates against disabled people, forcing…