Cars and the homeless compete for space.
"The more you get to know someone, the more you don't look at them and think, 'The police arrested you naked and defecating in the middle of the street.'" says Walter Glaser, an employment specialist...
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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
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Homeless men, bus rides, and public urinations - that's a day in the Mission for cops. En Español
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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
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By HÉLÈNE GOUPIL Twenty frustrated residents and District 9 candidate Eric Storey filled My Corner Cafe on 26th Street and South Van Ness on Thursday to hear Captain Stephen Tacchini and two beat officers answer...