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Richmond police patrol car. April 8, 2014. (CBS)

Homeless Richmond Man Charged With Sexually Assaulting Woman Who Gave Him Money

A homeless man suspected of sexually assaulting a woman who gave him money in Richmond earlier this month has been charged with a slew of felonies including rape by force, according to the Contra Costa County District Attorney’s Office.

07/14/2014

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Panhandler Arrested In Richmond For Alleged Sexual Assault On Woman Who Gave Him Money

A panhandler was arrested in Richmond last week for allegedly sexually assaulting a woman who gave him money, a police spokeswoman said Wednesday.

07/09/2014

Homeless man in San Francisco holds up sign made for him by social entrepreneur Anthony Bustos.
(Credit Anthony Bustos)

Homeless In San Francisco Get Marketing Makeover, Clever Signs Increase Panhandling Donations, Amuse Drivers

“Someone Thinks You’re Sexy” and “Hogwarts Or Bust” are among the signs San Francisco’s homeless are now holding thanks to social entrepreneur Anthony Bustos’ single-handed panhandling marketing program.

07/03/2014

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Aggressive Palo Alto Panhandler Punches Man, Rifles Through Pockets For Refusing Plea For Money

An aggressive panhandler was arrested for punching a man in Palo Alto and going through his pockets because he refused his plea for money.

10/16/2012

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San Francisco Offers Puppy Dogged Solution For Panhandling Problem

San Francisco hopes a cold nose and a warm heart will help end the problem of panhandling.

06/13/2012

Maurice Mazyck and Laura Schroff, 2011 (An Invisible Thread)

Community Corner: Request For Spare Change Leads To Life Change

A starving, homeless young boy asked a successful sales executive for some spare change. This is not an unusual scene…

05/27/2012

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