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.
Phil Matier: Officials Concede Little Progress On San Francisco Homelessness Despite Massive Spending
San Francisco is spending about $458,000 per day to house and help homeless people—that’s $34 a day per homeless person. The annual $167 million price tag is $20 million more than the operations budget for the Children, Youth and Family Services department, $6.3 million more than for Public Works and $3.8 million more than for Recreation and Park.
The homeless often make their way to BART stations, platforms and trains, but the agency has taken steps to reach out to them by hiring a crisis intervention coordinator and mental health liaison.
Thursday was a busy night for San Francisco’s homeless outreach team, which was encouraging people to find shelter from the chilly weather.
Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi and San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee attended a homeless veterans outreach event in the city Wednesday as part of a nationwide initiative to help raise awareness about the services available to them.
A display by a police Special Weapons and Tactics team at a community event in Santa Rosa has prompted criticism and discussion over the appropriateness of allowing children to handle guns.
The state of California is trying to get a head start on implementing an important phase of federal health care reform known as the Health Benefit Exchange.
SAN FRANCISCO (KCBS) _ The Transbay Terminal will be closed shortly after midnight, as crews prepare to demolish the aging facility.
SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. (KCBS)- Two legends of basketball are in San Francisco holding a series of clinics for inner-city youth.