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Stay-at-Home Order for Bay Area Counties

Stay-at-Home Order for Bay Area Counties

The City and County of San Francisco, along with Alameda, Contra Costa, Marin, San Mateo and Santa Clara Counties, as well as the City of Berkeley, have just issued “stay-at-home” orders which will go into effect at midnight tonight, March 16, and are slated to remain in place until... Read More »

Select Supervisors Push for Navigation Centers Citywide

Select Supervisors Push for Navigation Centers Citywide

With the hotly contested Embarcadero Navigation Center having just opened its doors, and the former Center on Mission having shuttered, there are now seven operating Navigation Centers in the city, concentrated in Supervisorial Districts 6, 9 and 10, the three districts within which roughly 75 percent of the city’s homeless... Read More »

San Francisco’s Homeless Crisis is Homegrown and a Catch-22

San Francisco’s Homeless Crisis is Homegrown and a Catch-22

As a plugged-in reader points out, the vast majority (71 percent) of the nearly 7,000 homeless now living on the streets or in the shelters of San Francisco once had a permanent residence in the city. Nearly half (49 percent) those who once had a permanent residence in the... Read More »

From Horror Show Hotel To Housing For Homeless Veterans

From Horror Show Hotel To Housing For Homeless Veterans

The renovation of the former “horror show hotel,” above the Rickhouse bar at 250 Kearny Street, is nearly complete and the first of 130 formerly homeless veterans who will be renting rooms in the 136-room building on the edge of the Financial District are slated to start moving in... Read More »