KCBS Cover Story: Berkeley’s Civil Sidewalk Measure Faces CriticismIn this Campaign 2012 Special Report, Margie Shafer looks at the contentious Berkeley measure on the November ballot, dubbed the civil sidewalk ordinance.
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.
Berkeley Council Considers Putting Sidewalk Sitting Ban On BallotCity 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.
Man Parks Bed On SF Haight Street For Homeless Youth FundraiserA 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.
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.
San Francisco Sit-Lie Ordinance Ineffective, Police Brass ToldSan Francisco’s controversial sit-lie ordinance has been mostly ineffective, a police lieutenant said at a department meeting Wednesday.
Paperwork Issue Delays Enforcement Of San Francisco Sit/Lie LawA paperwork snafu has delayed enforcement of San Francisco's sit/lie ban.
Haight-Ashbury Merchants See Results From Sit-Lie OrdinanceProp 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.
SF Supervisors Revisit Proposed Sit Lie Ordinance