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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.


Students arrive at Saint Andrew Private School in Oakland. (CBS)

Official Seeks Review Of Oakland School With Panhandling Students

A member of the Oakland School Board is taking action, following a joint CBS 5 and California Watch investigation into a school that sends children out to panhandle.


Saint Andrew Private School in Oakland. (CBS)

Oakland School With Panhandling Students Gets Tax Dollars, Inflates Enrollment

Two years ago, a CBS 5 investigation raised questions about their school and fundraising practices. Now, a joint investigation with California Watch raises new questions about how the school is getting tens of thousands of taxpayer dollars.


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About The Bay: SF Union Square Panhandlers Aggressive As Ever

A new SFPD program aims to crack down on aggressive panhandling in and around San Francisco’s iconic Union Square. But, it doesn’t appear to be doing much to curb the persistence of those asking shoppers and tourists for a handout.


Marcos Moralez

Sex Offender Arrested In Milpitas For Parole Violation

Milpitas police arrested a registered sex offender who was wanted for a parole violation Thursday night, police said.


Homeless man in San Francisco (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Closer Look: San Francisco Sit-Lie Law Effective?

San Francisco Police Park Station Captain Denis O’Leary told CBS 5 the law Sit-Lie has been effective despite the criticism.

KPIX 5 | CBS San Francisco–06/01/2011

Homeless man in San Francisco (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

San Francisco Sit-Lie Ordinance Ineffective, Police Brass Told

San Francisco’s controversial sit-lie ordinance has been mostly ineffective, a police lieutenant said at a department meeting Wednesday.

CBS San Francisco–05/25/2011

Homeless people set up camp under a freeway overpass in San Francisco (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

San Francisco Poll Ranks Homelessness, Panhandling As Top Concern

A poll has found that homelessness and panhandling are the top concerns for San Francisco residents.


Homeless man in San Francisco (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Paperwork Issue Delays Enforcement Of San Francisco Sit/Lie Law

A paperwork snafu has delayed enforcement of San Francisco’s sit/lie ban.


San Francisco International Airport. (CBS)

SFO To Evict Charities Soliciting Donations

San Francisco International Airport is set to evict all charities soliciting donations on airport property.