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

Berkeley Voters Narrowly Reject Sit-Lie Ban

Berkeley voters have narrowly defeated a controversial measure that would have banned sitting on sidewalks in the city’s commercial areas.

11/07/2012

Corner of Haight and Ashbury in San Francisco. (CBS)

KCBS Cover Story: San Francisco’s Sit/Lie Shuffle In The Haight

In November 2010, San Francisco voters passed the Sit/Lie law, which made it illegal to sit on the City’s sidewalks between 7 a.m. and 11 p.m., but that hasn’t deterred transients on Haight Street from doing it anyway.

08/13/2012

A homeless man sleeps in the doorway of a closed store in San Francisco. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Voters To Decide On Berkeley Sit-Lie Ban

After a contentious city council meting on Tuesday night, the Berkeley City Council voted 6-3 to send a controversial sit-lie ban on the November ballot.

07/11/2012

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

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

Berkeley Mayor Wants To Ban Sitting On Sidewalks

Berkeley voters may be asked this November to consider a measure that would ban sitting on the city’s commercial sidewalks.

06/03/2012

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)

Few Changes After SF Sit-Lie Enforcement Begins

San Francisco police quietly began enforcing the city’s new sit-lie ordinance last week, although no citations have been issued yet, a police spokesman said Thursday.

CBS San Francisco–03/17/2011

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

San Francisco Police Begin Enforcing Sit/Lie Law

San Francisco police have begun enforcing the city’s sit/lie law, which was approved by voters in November.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–03/15/2011

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