Most residents say they would rather see the drunks who hang out nearby rehabilitated. If pushed out, residents fear, they'll only return or go elsewhere. En Español
8 Comments Filed under Front Page, Government & Non Profits
Tagged 21st street corridor, david campos, drug dealers, Greg Corrales, Haight Street, homeless, homelessness, Jose Coronado Playground, mission district, Mission police captain, new door ventures, prostitution, sit/lie, the mission district sit/lie
Part 2 of Mission Local's Life in an SRO Series. En Español
Filed under Front Page, Immigrant Life, SROs: Rooms out of View
Tagged homeless, hotels, julian hotel, mission district, mission street, San Francisco, single parent, single resident occupancy, valencia street
San Francisco is a city with a serious affordable housing deficit. As more families suffer from job loss and slashed hours, many are turning to single room occupancy hotels for shelter.En Español
15 Comments Filed under Front Page, Immigrant Life, SROs: Rooms out of View
Tagged Affordable Housing, Coalition for the Homeless, Department of Building Inspection, Department of Public Health, DPH, families, family, General Assistance, homeless, homelessness, hotels, housing, mission district, nonprofits, randy shaw, rosemary bosque, section 8, Single Room Occupancy, Single Room Occupancy Hotels, sro, tenderloin housing clinic, The Grand Southern Hotel, Tourism, welfare
A studio apartment fire on 24th Street left one resident temporarily homeless. No injuries were reported.
A Buddhist monk struggles to find financial support for her work in single room occupancy hotels and shelters. En Español
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La Posarela, a musical play, deals with homelessness, undocumented immigration through the biblical journey of Mary and Joseph. The play starts at 7 p.m. Dec. 11 and Dec. 12 at the Community Music Center in...
3 Comments Filed under Art, Front Page
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A day in the life of Mission's biggest recycling center. En Español
5 Comments Filed under Business, Front Page, Mobile
Tagged Bayshore Blvd, canners, cans, cardboard, environment, homeless, imbed, James Lick Freeway, Jerrold Avenue, Maria, metal, paper, Paper Rush Co., recyclables, recycling, recycling center, scavengers, scrap, scrapping, unemployment
A local project to hand out sandwiches on the street has spread around the world.
2 Comments Filed under Food, Front Page
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