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Homeless man in San Francisco (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

San Francisco Sit-Lie Ordinance Ineffective, Police Brass Told

San Francisco’s controversial sit-lie ordinance has been mostly ineffective, a police lieutenant said at a department meeting Wednesday.

CBS San Francisco–05/25/2011

Homeless man in San Francisco (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Few Changes After SF Sit-Lie Enforcement Begins

San Francisco police quietly began enforcing the city’s new sit-lie ordinance last week, although no citations have been issued yet, a police spokesman said Thursday.

CBS San Francisco–03/17/2011

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Man To Stand Trial In Fatal San Francisco Skateboard Attack

A Utah man on Wednesday was ordered to stand trial for allegedly beating a man to death with a skateboard in San Francisco’s Haight-Ashbury neighborhood on Christmas Day—a case his attorney has described as self-defense.

CBS San Francisco–03/17/2011

Homeless man in San Francisco (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

San Francisco Police Begin Enforcing Sit/Lie Law

San Francisco police have begun enforcing the city’s sit/lie law, which was approved by voters in November.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–03/15/2011

An officer stands outside the shooting scene on Haight and Masonic in San Francisco. (CBS)

SF Clerk Pleads Not Guilty To Chihuahua Dispute Shooting

An employee at a market in San Francisco’s Haight-Ashbury neighborhood pleaded not guilty Wednesday morning to charges that he shot a customer after an argument over a dog last week.

KPIX 5 | CBS San Francisco–02/16/2011

Way back when, Whole Foods was one lonely store in 1980, and also home sweet home to owners John Mackey and Rene Lawson. They even used the dishwasher as a shower. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

New Whole Foods Market Opens In SF Haight-Ashbury

A long-awaited Whole Foods Market officially opened in San Francisco’s Haight-Ashbury neighborhood Wednesday.

CBS San Francisco–02/16/2011

Haight Ashbury Neighborhood Council Recycling Center

San Francisco Supervisors Hold Hearing on Eviction Of Recycling Center

The San Francisco Recreation and Park Department is evicting the Haight Ashbury Neighborhood Council Recycling Center from Golden Gate Park, and the flap over the eviction notice has now landed at the Board of Supervisors.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–02/14/2011

An officer stands outside the shooting scene on Haight and Masonic in San Francisco. (CBS)

Customer Shot By Haight Store Owner In Dispute Over Chihuahua

The owner of a corner market in San Francisco’s Haight Ashbury neighborhood shot and critically wounded a customer Tuesday, apparently in a dispute about the customer bringing his Chihuahua into the store, police and witnesses said.

KPIX 5 | CBS San Francisco–02/09/2011

Homeless man in San Francisco (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Haight-Ashbury Merchants See Results From Sit-Lie Ordinance

Prop L allows police officers to cite individuals for sitting, lounging or panhandling on a sidewalk in San Francisco without a citizen’s complaint having first been lodged.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–02/01/2011

An SFPD cruiser. (AP)

Fatal San Francisco Beating Suspect To Argue Self-Defense

A 23-year-old Utah man accused of beating a San Francisco man to death with a skateboard on Christmas Day is due back in court on murder charges next week in a case his attorney described Wednesday as self-defense.

CBS San Francisco–01/19/2011

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