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San Francisco Homeless

Aaron Sankin

Will Giving Alcoholics Booze Curb San Francisco's Homeless Problem? | Aaron Sankin | Posted 02.15.2012 | San Francisco

SAN FRANCISCO -- Only a few days into his new job as San Francisco's homeless czar, Bevan Dufty already has big ideas. The former Castro District s...

Robin Wilkey

PHOTOS: Exhibit Captures Faces Of Homelessness | Robin Wilkey | Posted 01.31.2012 | San Francisco

This is the eleventh in an occasional series, The Recessionary Arts. Read more from the series here. "Not all homeless people are addicts," said Ga...

PHOTOS: Homeless People Who Died On The Streets Memorialized At City Hall

Carly Schwartz | Posted 02.21.2012 | San Francisco

Roughly 100 homeless individuals died on San Francisco's streets during this past year alone, and on Wednesday night, their lives were recognized for ...

Report: San Francisco 'Makes Criminals' Out Of Its Homeless Population

| Posted 02.11.2012 | San Francisco

This article comes to us courtesy of the San Francisco Public Press. By T.J. Johnston A national homeless advocacy organization says San Francis...

'We're Facing A Crisis': Homeless Families Demand Meeting With The Mayor

Carly Schwartz | Posted 11.30.2011 | San Francisco

Homelessness has long been a problem in San Francisco, but in recent years, it has ballooned into something much bigger. The San Francisco Chronicl...

No Time For Retreat On Homelessness

Michela Alioto-Pier | Posted 10.11.2011 | San Francisco
Michela Alioto-Pier

Five members of the Board of Supervisors want to revisit fights of the past by dismantling Care Not Cash, San Francisco's landmark policy that has delivered real results for thousands of formerly homeless San Franciscans.

San Francisco Homeless Have Divergent Views on Mayor Newsom's Legacy

San Francisco Chronicle | Jennifer Friedenbach | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

"How would you describe the Newsom administration's homeless legacy?" I asked Rebecca Nichols, who during Gavin Newsom's tenure as San Francisco may...

Homeless Protesters Commandeer Vacant San Francisco Hotel

Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

Police have moved in on a group of homeless protesters who took over a vacant hotel in San Francisco this weekend, KTVU reports. The protesters, who...

San Francisco CHEFS Program Helps Homeless Learn Job Skills In The Kitchen

Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

At a San Francisco nonprofit, the word 'chefs' stands for Conquering Homelessness through Employment in Food Service. The culinary program run by the ...

San Francisco On Track With 10-Year Homeless Plan

Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

San Francisco Mayor Gavin Newsom said the city is well on its way toward finding permanent housing for thousands of homeless people, r...