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San Francisco urges Supreme Court to overturn homelessness ruling

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.

Are San Francisco homeless encampments decreasing?

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.

Breed again asks Xi Jinping for pandas. This time, Chinese American leaders join her

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.

San Francisco police watchdog budget cuts will hinder investigations, union says

The cuts could hamper independent investigations of police misconduct, investigators say.