During a tour of an emergency dispatch center, Breed urged changes to state laws governing the use of involuntary mental health treatment.
Some Union Square merchants questioned the efficacy of the city’s approach to deterring crime over the holidays, which includes restricting cars and an amped-up police presence.
The man was struck by gunfire near Fifth and Folsom streets at some time before 9 a.m. near the Covered Wagon Hotel at 917 Folsom Street, sources said.
A nixed plan for a drop-in center has become a flashpoint for homeless services dispute.
S.F. transit officials breathed a sigh of relief this week, with federal funds expected to come through despite a labor ruling that withholds money from California agencies.
Members of the budget committee recommended a funding boost to a Department of Public Health contract, but expressed frustration on what they saw as a lack of data on outcomes.
Candidates for the assembly seat must navigate a sequence of elections next year that includes a potentially big shift in the local political map.
FEMA will reimburse costs of shelter-in-place hotels through April 2022, though city officials haven’t decided how the extension will affect plans to wind down the program next year.
Recent shootings and attacks in the Tenderloin have made life traumatic for families and residents, said a neighborhood group demanding action from City Hall.
Some merchants are celebrating a cautious return to normalcy, while others are disenchanted over seeming inconsistencies in the city’s ever-changing health codes.