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Passengers board an Arcata-bound Greyhound bus at a station on Folsom St. in San Francisco, Calif. on Tuesday, June 28, 2016. (Rachael Garner/Special to S.F. Examiner)

SF expanding program that has bused 10K homeless residents out of town in past decade

“Get your ass out of here.” That’s the title Bilal Ali, a…

 

Mayor Ed Lee stands outside the Civic Center Hotel during the opening of The City's second Navigation Center at 12th and Market streets in San Francisco, Calif. Tuesday, June 28, 2016. (Rachael Garner/Special to S.F. Examiner)

SF opens second Navigation Center for homeless residents

San Francisco celebrated the opening of its second Navigation Center on Tuesday,…

 

San Francisco opened its first Navigation Center, seen above, in the Mission in March 2015. (Jessica Christian/S.F. Examiner)

Effort to open more Navigation Centers advances toward approval

San Francisco is poised to create six new Navigation Centers that help…

 

Homeless Navigation Center proposal to require up to 900 housing units, $32.6M

Homeless Navigation Center proposal to require up to 900 housing units, $32.6M

Amid an already politically fueled election year, San Francisco’s debate around homelessness…

Homeless Navigation Center proposal to require up to 900 housing units, $32.6M
Mayor Ed Lee, center, tours the site of The City’s second Navigation Center with Community Housing Partnership executive director Gail Gilman, left, and Strada Investment Group co-founder Michael Cohen at the Civic Center Hotel at Market and 12th streets on Tuesday. (Jessica Christian/S.F. Examiner)

Homeless call for moratorium on tent sweeps and better housing plan

Homeless residents and their supporters gathered in the Mission district on Thursday…

Mayor Ed Lee, center, tours the site of The City’s second Navigation Center with Community Housing Partnership executive director Gail Gilman, left, and Strada Investment Group co-founder Michael Cohen at the Civic Center Hotel at Market and 12th streets on Tuesday. (Jessica Christian/S.F. Examiner)
The Civic Center Hotel, located at 20 12th St., will begin accepting clients for its Navigation Center in two months. (Mike Koozmin/S.F. Examiner file photo)

SF to open second Navigation Center for homeless residents

San Francisco will open a second Navigation Center at the Civic Center…

The Civic Center Hotel, located at 20 12th St., will begin accepting clients for its Navigation Center in two months. (Mike Koozmin/S.F. Examiner file photo)
A 40-year-old homeless man “Polar Bear” takes down his tent in preparing to move to Pier 80 homeless shelter while two staffs members from San Francisco Homeless Outreach Team wait to escort him to their car on Division Street in San Francisco, Calif. Thursday, February 25, 2016.  (Ekevara Kitpowsong/ Special to S.F. Examiner)

Supervisor urges SF to open more navigation centers for homeless residents

Supervisor David Campos introduced legislation Tuesday mandating The City to open up…

A 40-year-old homeless man “Polar Bear” takes down his tent in preparing to move to Pier 80 homeless shelter while two staffs members from San Francisco Homeless Outreach Team wait to escort him to their car on Division Street in San Francisco, Calif. Thursday, February 25, 2016.  (Ekevara Kitpowsong/ Special to S.F. Examiner)
Mayor Ed Lee has been criticized recently for his efforts to address San Francisco’s homeless issue, including the creation of a temporary shelter at Pier 80. Lee said one of two new Navigation Centers could be created near the Pier 80 shelter. (Emma Chiang/Special to SF Examiner)

Mayor Ed Lee fires back at critics, defends his homeless efforts

In an unusual show of political force, Mayor Ed Lee defended his…

Mayor Ed Lee has been criticized recently for his efforts to address San Francisco’s homeless issue, including the creation of a temporary shelter at Pier 80. Lee said one of two new Navigation Centers could be created near the Pier 80 shelter. (Emma Chiang/Special to SF Examiner)
Larry Muraoka sweeps his rug and collects his belongings as San Francisco Department of Public Works crews and San Francisco police sweep the homeless encampment along Division Street in San Francisco, Calif. Tuesday, March 1, 2016. (Jessica Christian/ S.F. Examiner)

Crews implement largest cleanup yet of encampment along Division Street

Public works crews early Tuesday morning began the largest cleanup to date…

Larry Muraoka sweeps his rug and collects his belongings as San Francisco Department of Public Works crews and San Francisco police sweep the homeless encampment along Division Street in San Francisco, Calif. Tuesday, March 1, 2016. (Jessica Christian/ S.F. Examiner)

Housing SF homeless students may cause them to leave the school district

Efforts to house San Francisco’s homeless families with students in the public…

During a press conference highlighting the successes of the San Francisco Navigation Center, Victor Frazier tells his story about the Center's positive impact on his life. (Kevin Kelleher/Special to the S.F. Examiner)

Mayor Ed Lee adds $3M to expand homeless navigation sites

In the five months since it opened, the Navigation Center in the…

During a press conference highlighting the successes of the San Francisco Navigation Center, Victor Frazier tells his story about the Center's positive impact on his life. (Kevin Kelleher/Special to the S.F. Examiner)
Mike Koozmin/The S.F. ExaminerHomeless czar Bevan Dufty

Navigation Center for homeless services to launch in the Mission

For at least eight months, San Francisco will take a novel approach…

Mike Koozmin/The S.F. ExaminerHomeless czar Bevan Dufty