Homeless

Kristie Fairchild is this week's Jefferson Award winner. (CBS SF)

Jefferson Award Winner Works With San Francisco’s Homeless To Build A Strong Community

This week’s Jefferson Award winner is a local artist who has always been inspired by the possibilities in creating art. But when Kristie Fairchild brought that same vision to her work with the homeless, she helped hundreds of people realize their own possibilities.

06/11/2014

stabbing, san francisco, police

Homeless Man Found Stabbed Near Embarcadero Muni Platform

A homeless man was found injured on a San Francisco Municipal Railway platform after being stabbed nearby, a police spokeswoman said.

06/04/2014

San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee speaks with KPIX 5 reporter Anne Makovec about the arrest of State Sen. Leland Yee, March 26, 2014. (CBS)

San Francisco Mayor’s Budget Would Include Nearly $100 Million In Affordability Measures

San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee unveiled a new budget to the Board of Supervisors, which includes nearly $100 million in funds to help make the city more affordable.

06/02/2014

Homeless Encampment located near King Street off-ramp (CBS SF)

Advocates Call On SF Supervisors To Help Growing LGBT Homeless Youth Population

Advocates for San Francisco’s LGBT homeless youth were at San Francisco City Hall Wednesday to ask for more housing and support services.

05/28/2014

Stabbing

Homeless Man Stabs Construction Workers In Tenderloin After Asked To Stop Urinating

Police released the name of a homeless man who allegedly stabbed two construction workers after they asked him to stop urinating at a construction site in San Francisco’s Tenderloin neighborhood on Sunday afternoon.

05/27/2014

A San Francisco Police patrol car (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Homeless Man Stabs Construction Workers After Being Told To Stop Urinating On Site

Two people were stabbed by a homeless man after they tried to get him to stop urinating at a construction site in San Francisco’s Tenderloin neighborhood Monday afternoon, police said.

05/26/2014

A sign is posted outside of the Twitter headquarters on October 25, 2013 in San Francisco. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Twitter Announces Partnership With San Francisco Non-Profit To Teach Tech Skills To Low-Income Families

Twitter is joining forces with a San Francisco non-profit organization to teach tech skills to local homeless and low-income families.

05/13/2014

Fire burns at 2nd St. and Hearst Ave. in Berkeley. (CBS)

Cause Of Berkeley Overpass Fire Where Homeless Campers Lived Is Unclear

Homeless people were camping in an area where up to 100 recycling bins burned Wednesday afternoon near the University Avenue off-ramp from Interstate Highway 80 in Berkeley, but it remains unclear how the fire started, the city’s acting fire chief said Thursday.

05/08/2014

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

San Francisco Supervisors Approve $1.4 Million In Homeless Outreach

A San Francisco Supervisors’ committee held another hearing Wednesday on homelessness; the same week the full board approved $1.4 million for the city’s homeless outreach.

05/07/2014

Homeless Vietnam veteran with cardboard sign begs on the street in San Francisco (AP)

San Francisco Lawmakers Begin Series Of Hearings On Homelessness

San Francisco lawmakers have begun a series of hearings on homelessness in the city, which focuses on cost-effective strategies to house the homeless.

04/30/2014

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