Homeless

Homeless people seen across the street from the Bill Graham Civic Auditorium. (CBS)

Mayor Lee Says San Francisco On Track To End Veteran Homelessness This Year

U.S. Secretary of Veterans Affairs Robert McDonald expressed his support in San Francisco Wednesday for additional Bay Area resources to help get homeless veterans into stable housing.

04/22/2015

Larkin Street Youth Services helps bring in teens off the streets. (LarkinStreetYouth.org)

5-Year, $2M Fundraising Effort Boosts Tenderloin Center For SF’s Homeless Youth

San Francisco’s non-profit Larkin Street Youth services, dedicated to helping homeless youth, has opened a new, consolidated service hub in the Tenderloin.

04/22/2015

People walk by a homeless man. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Mayor Lee: No Room For Homeless In Super Bowl 50 Fan Village

San Francisco’s plans for the Super Bowl City were revealed Tuesday, and while city officials count down to the kickoff they also must deal with large crowds of homeless who camp out in the heart of where the celebration is planned.

04/22/2015

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Sleeping Homeless Man Beaten With Baseball Bat In San Francisco; Suspect Arrested

Police arrested a suspect who allegedly beat a sleeping homeless man with a metal baseball bat early Tuesday morning in San Francisco’s Mission Bay neighborhood.

04/22/2015

Archbishop Salvatore Cordileone (Archdiocese of SF)

Bay Area Catholics Rally Around Archbishop, Say He’s Unfairly Portrayed

The controversial head of the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of San Francisco has some very public critics, but now he has some equally public defenders. A new group of San Francisco Catholics has formed to support Archbishop Salvatore Cordileone.

04/17/2015

Adras Kosdi, 31 was arrested for attacking a 5-year-old girl in San Francisco. (CBS)

Homeless Man Grabs, Lifts 5-Year-Old Girl By Her Neck In San Francisco Attack

San Francisco police say a man attacked a 5-year-old girl as she walked in the Marina district Wednesday morning.

04/15/2015

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Homeless Santa Rosa Man Recovering After Running Into Traffic, Getting Hit By Car

Santa Rosa police have identified the pedestrian who was injured when he ran into a moving vehicle on Santa Rosa Avenue Sunday night as 50-year-old Dennis Anthony Rosa.

04/13/2015

A homeless encampment in San Francisco (CBS)

Approaching San Francisco’s Homeless Problem With Neighborhood-Based Solutions

Bevan Dufty, San Francisco’s Director of Housing Opportunity Partnerships and Engagement, is emphasizing how the community needs to pull together to combat the city’s homelessness problem.

04/13/2015

Homeless advocates stage a sleepover in Berkeley to show support for better treatment of the homeless. (CBS)

Protesters Sleeping On Berkeley Streets To Show Support For Better Treatment Of Homeless

Protesters from a number of faith groups pulled out blankets and pillows to spend the night on Berkeley’s streets Thursday night as a way to show support for better treatment of the city’s homeless population.

04/09/2015

Safe Harbor homeless shelter, near the San Francisco International Airport. (CBS)

SFO Says Nearby Homeless Responsible For 16 Perimeter Breaches Over The Past Decade, Shelter Disagrees

It was the list no airport wanted to top, but coming in at number one in an Associated Press investigation, San Francisco International Airport had 37 perimeter breaches in the past decade.

04/09/2015

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