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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

(CBS)

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

Tenderloin Pit Stop (photo courtesy SFPD Tenderloin Station)

Six Months Later, San Francisco’s Tenderloin Cleaner Thanks To Portable Toilets For Homeless

Streets in San Francisco’s Tenderloin neighborhood blocks away from fancy stores and long lines of tourists waiting for cable cars have been cleaner since solar-powered toilets began rolling in four afternoons per week.

04/08/2015

A Berkeley Ambassador is caught on camera assaulting a homeless man. (CBS SF)

Alameda County DA Drops Charges Against 2 Homeless Men After Video Of Beating By Berkeley ‘Hospitality Ambassador’ Surfaces

After reviewing a video of the incident, the Alameda County District Attorney’s Office has dismissed the case against two homeless men who had pleaded no contest to misdemeanor battery charges in a confrontation with two Berkeley community ambassadors.

04/02/2015

(KPIX)

Homeless Student Who Lived In A San Jose Barbershop Graduates Law School, Now Helps The Poor

Patrick Armstrong was often homeless and sometimes hungry, as he grew up in San Jose, living in the barbershop where his parents worked. Now, he’s graduated law school and working to help the poor, thanks to Students Rising Above.

04/01/2015

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