San Francisco public housing

Gabrielle Lurie/Special to The S.F. ExaminerDaniel Montes gets help on his homework from staff member Geo Pimentel at Visitation Valley Middle School

Helping Hands: SF after-school program hopes kids are not left behind in boom

Helping Hands Editor's Note: This is the fourth in a five-part series…

 

Gabrielle Lurie/Special to The S.F. ExaminerKelis Thomas

SF police toy giveaway Operation Dream turns 20 as gift donations slide

Two decades ago, public housing in San Francisco was so dangerous that…

 

SF man arrested at public housing unit on weapons charge

A convicted felon was arrested on suspicion of possession of an AK-47…

 

Nathaniel Y. Downes/S.f. Examiner file photoThe Fire Department identified three potential sources of what caused the April 16 blaze that killed Esther Ioane and her 3-year-old son

New report sheds more light on fatal SF public-housing fire

The fast-moving fire that killed a 32-year-old single mother and her 3-year-old…

Nathaniel Y. Downes/S.f. Examiner file photoThe Fire Department identified three potential sources of what caused the April 16 blaze that killed Esther Ioane and her 3-year-old son
Mike Koozmin/2011 S.f. Examiner file photoThe replacement of the Alice Griffith public-housing project is part of the Hope SF plan.

Feds give SF big bucks for innovative public housing plan

The federal government awarded San Francisco $180 million to help rehabilitate two-thirds…

Mike Koozmin/2011 S.f. Examiner file photoThe replacement of the Alice Griffith public-housing project is part of the Hope SF plan.
Juan Pardo/Special to The S.F. ExaminerDenice Delema and other residents of Holly Courts received Christmas trees for free from the Guardsmen charity group

Donated trees brighten holidays for S.F. public housing residents

Denice Delema's apartment at Holly Courts is small and dark, with windows…

Juan Pardo/Special to The S.F. ExaminerDenice Delema and other residents of Holly Courts received Christmas trees for free from the Guardsmen charity group