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KCBS Cover Story: Berkeley’s Civil Sidewalk Measure Faces Criticism

In this Campaign 2012 Special Report, Margie Shafer looks at the contentious Berkeley measure on the November ballot, dubbed the civil sidewalk ordinance.

10/24/2012

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

Berkeley Council Approves Public Vote On Sit-Lie Ban

After a lengthy debate, the Berkeley City Council voted 6-3 early Wednesday morning in favor of putting a measure on the November ballot that would prohibit sitting on sidewalks near businesses during daytime hours.

06/13/2012

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

Berkeley Council Considers Putting Sidewalk Sitting Ban On Ballot

City leaders in Berkeley are considering Tuesday night whether to put a measure before voters this November that bans sitting on public sidewalks, a plan backed by the city’s mayor.

06/12/2012

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Man Parks Bed On SF Haight Street For Homeless Youth Fundraiser

A 29-year-old advertising student is using a bit of street theater in San Francisco’s iconic Haight-Ashbury district to bring attention to the plight of homeless youth in the city.

09/27/2011

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 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.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–03/08/2011

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

Haight-Ashbury Merchants See Results From Sit-Lie Ordinance

Prop L allows police officers to cite individuals for sitting, lounging or panhandling on a sidewalk in San Francisco without a citizen’s complaint having first been lodged.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–02/01/2011

SF Supervisors Revisit Proposed Sit Lie Ordinance

The political flap over whether San Francisco should ban sitting and lying on city sidewalks has returned to the Board of Supervisors as they discuss the measure Mayor Newsom plans for the November ballot.

07/16/2010

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