In a filing with the U.S. Supreme Court, San Francisco came out squarely against a lower court's decision that places restrictions on the ability to abate encampments.
After an appeals court clarified that the city has the right to abate certain homeless encampments, a recent count purports to show a decrease in tents and vehicles.
China said last month that the San Diego Zoo will receive pandas. Mayor London Breed is not giving up her mission to get the rare, fuzzy animals in San Francisco.
The cuts could hamper independent investigations of police misconduct, investigators say.