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.
Ten people were arrested during impromptu marijuana celebrations in San Francisco’s Golden Gate Park on Sunday for offenses ranging from selling marijuana or opiates to mischief and carrying a gun, police said Monday.
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The 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals on Tuesday said the city can require handgun owners to secure weapons in lockers, keep them on their bodies or apply trigger locks to the guns when stored at home. The three-judge panel also upheld the city’s sales ban on ammunition that expands on impact and is often referred to as hollow point bullets.
South San Francisco police are seeking a man who set fire to at least three parked cars early Sunday morning.
Repairs to a 100-year-old water line that broke Thursday morning have been completed and San Francisco’s Stockton Tunnel has reopened, San Francisco Public Utilities Commission officials said Thursday night.
A juvenile was struck and injured while walking in crosswalk on Wednesday evening in San Francisco’s Balboa Terrace neighborhood, police said.
It comes as no surprise that San Francisco and Oakland are top 10 among major United States cities for the earning gap between the haves and have-nots. However, you may be surprised to hear that San Jose ranks much lower among the 50 largest cities on income disparity, according to a Brookings Institute report.
At about 4:30 a.m., a 20-year-old woman had just exited her vehicle in the area of San Jose Avenue and Duncan Street near the city’s Bernal Heights neighborhood when she was shot in the shoulder and head, according to police.