State Sen. Scott Wiener Announces Renewed Push For Safe Injection SitesState Sen. Scott Wiener on Thursday announced he's planning on reintroducing legislation to legalize safe injection sites when the state Legislature reconvenes in December.
San Francisco Leaders Seek To Revive Controversial Safe Injection Site PlanIn an effort to curb the rise of deadly overdoses happening in San Francisco, Mayor London Breed and Supervisor Matt Haney announced Thursday that they will introduce legislation to create indoor sites where people can use drugs safely.
BART Police Use Overdose Antidote Narcan Twice In One DayBART Police have been carrying the opioid antidote Narcan for less than a year now, but they recently had to use it twice in the same day.
Anti-Homeless Boulders Removed From San Francisco StreetThe large boulders that mysteriously appeared on a San Francisco street meant to drive away homeless tents and drug dealing were trucked away by the city on Monday.
'Boulder Battle' In Response To Homeless Crisis Continues On San Francisco StreetThere is no end in sight over the battle of large boulders in one San Francisco neighborhood in response to homelessness and drug use.
SF Supervisor Matt Haney Pushes For Emergency Plan To Cope With Opioid CrisisA San Francisco supervisor has unveiled his emergency action plan to fight the sweeping opioid crisis.
Santa Clara Co. Warns Parents In All School Districts Of Deadly Fake Opioid PillsSanta Clara County is taking its warning about counterfeit opioid pills directly to parents of schoolchildren.
Santa Cruz Leaders Seek Fix For Thousands Of Needles, Syringes Littering CityOn Tuesday, Santa Cruz city council members will discuss whether to install four additional syringe disposal kiosks in the county in response to finding thousands of needles left in public places.
BART Limits Station Bathroom Time To 10 Minutes To Combat Drug UseBART is trying to tackle the persistent problem it has experienced with drug use at stations by limiting the amount of time passengers can spend inside its bathrooms.
BART Website To Allow Riders To Report BiohazardsOfficials with BART have recently been taking heat from passengers over filthy trains and unhealthy stations, but the transit agency is fighting back with a new function on its mobile website
BART Board Member Wants To Make Drug Use Inside Stations A FelonyA BART board member has a plan that could stop scenes of graphic drug use inside stations and elevators. She wants to threaten the drug-users with prison time.
San Francisco Police May Soon Be Patrolling BART Stations San Francisco police officers may soon be teaming up with transit cops to crackdown on drug use inside the city's BART stations.
BART Officials Appalled By Video Of Rampant Drug Use At Civic CenterMembers of the BART Board of Directors were shocked and appalled on Thursday when they saw video obtained by KPIX 5 that showed intravenous drug users blatantly shooting up in a corridor at Civic Center Station.
Short-Term Renter Shoots Drugs, Steals $68K In Jewelry At San Francisco ApartmentWhile short-term rentals have become a common way to make extra cash, a San Francisco woman's horror story may make some hosts think twice.
Obamacare Leads To More Insured Californians, Access To DrugsSeven out of 10 Californians who were uninsured prior to the launch of the Affordable Care Act now have health insurance, a new survey found.