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...
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A day in the life of Mission's biggest recycling center. En Español
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A local project to hand out sandwiches on the street has spread around the world.
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In San Francisco, 67 of the 72 registered sex offenders on parole are homeless.
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Homeless say they are given the runaround while the shelter beds go empty.
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