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San Francisco Veterans

'Crack Alley' Undergoes Epic Transformation

Sarah Medina | Posted 08.21.2012 | San Francisco

The names of 4,484 members of the United States military were unveiled Wednesday, painted on the side of a Tenderloin alley most frequented by drug us...

LOOK: 'Crack Alley' Transforms Into A Special Art Project

Sarah Medina | Posted 07.03.2012 | San Francisco

"Crack Alley" no more? The names of 4,484 U.S. soldiers killed in Iraq are currently being painted on the walls of the Tenderloin's tastefully-nick...

Huge News For Homeless Veterans

Robin Wilkey | Posted 03.31.2012 | San Francisco

On Thursday, Mayor Lee announced that San Francisco will be the recipient of $2.7 million in housing vouchers for homeless veterans. The U.S. Hous...

Calling All Mayors: Congress Failed, but You Can Lead on Innovations for New Veterans

Paul Rieckhoff | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Paul Rieckhoff

Lots of common-sense solutions get lost in government bureaucracy. But Mayor Gavin Newsom and the City of San Francisco refused to let a good idea for vets die on the vine.