SF Construction On Hold After Businesses Complain About Loss of Parking

KCBSAM On-Demand Podcast – (includes audio track)

A major construction project is officially on hold in San Francisco’s Sunset District after local merchants complained about a significant loss of parking. KCBS Radio’s Matt Bigler talked to patrons and business owners along the Great Highway…(more)

More People Living in Vehicles in San Francisco, Helping to Fuel 17% Increase in Homelessness, Latest Count Shows

by AP : kola – excerpt

Most homeless people in San Francisco sleep in parks and on sidewalks but a growing number are living out of their vehicles, helping fuel an overall 17% increase in homelessness in the last two years, according to a report released Friday.

San Francisco tallied about 8,000 homeless in its one-night count in January, when counties across the country conducted similar counts as required by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development…(more)

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