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Communal Project in Fresno Has Found a Different Way to Treat the Homeless [Video]

August 22, 2014 | 3:00 pm

Communal Project in Fresno Has Found a Different Way to Treat the Homeless [Video]

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Dakota EcoGarden was founded by a retired schoolteacher who used her savings to buy and refurbish a house.

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Old Muni Buses Are Reborn as Mobile Showers for the Homeless

August 15, 2014 | 8:30 am

Old Muni Buses Are Reborn as Mobile Showers for the Homeless

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A straightforward solution to one of the biggest hardships of living on the street.

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When Do You Call for Help for the Homeless?

July 29, 2014 | 7:00 am

When Do You Call for Help for the Homeless?

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Numbers and organizations to reach when you think a homeless person is in distress.

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Good Read: San Francisco’s (In)Visible Class War

May 16, 2014 | 10:34 am

Good Read: San Francisco’s (In)Visible Class War

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Danah Boyd examines spectacle of San Francisco homelessness set against the city’s spectacular wealth.

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City Settles Lawsuit With Plaintiffs Living in Tent Village on Albany Bulb

April 23, 2014 | 4:45 pm

City Settles Lawsuit With Plaintiffs Living in Tent Village on Albany Bulb

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Some encampment residents will receive $3,000 to leave and stay away for a year.

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Albany Struggles with Homelessness at the Bulb, Faces Lawsuits

January 2, 2014 | 10:38 am

Albany Struggles with Homelessness at the Bulb, Faces Lawsuits

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Very few of the residents of a tent city have chosen to move into temporary shelters set up nearby.

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Center for S.F.’s Homeless Youth Closing – Loss of  ‘a Space to Just Be OK’

December 23, 2013 | 10:50 am

Center for S.F.’s Homeless Youth Closing – Loss of ‘a Space to Just Be OK’

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Unless there’s a last-minute reprieve, the Haight Street drop-in center will shut down on Christmas Day.

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The Haight’s Homeless Youth Drop-in Center Closing Down

December 20, 2013 | 4:40 pm

The Haight’s Homeless Youth Drop-in Center Closing Down

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Center offered homeless youth hot meals, showers, medical treatment and someone to talk to.

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Lawsuit Aims to Head Off Eviction of Homeless from Albany Bulb

November 14, 2013 | 11:12 am

Lawsuit Aims to Head Off Eviction of Homeless from Albany Bulb

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Federal suit says Albany’s plans to move residents from site would violate residents’ civil rights.

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If Albany Bulb Becomes a State Park, What Happens to Its Homeless?

September 24, 2013 | 6:30 am

If Albany Bulb Becomes a State Park, What Happens to Its Homeless?

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An encampment of about 60 people at one of the Bay’s quirkiest destinations could be evicted next month.

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