Tenderloin

‘A Lifesaver’: Worries, Uncertainty Surround Tenderloin Center’s Closure

Feelings about the Tenderloin Center’s looming closure are mixed between clients and other locals, with unhoused clients uncertain of where they’ll turn for services after its December closure.

Police Clear Homeless Encampment Days After Mayor’s Tweet, Prompting Questions About Legality of Such Sweeps

This wasn’t the first time a passing request from London Breed led to police rousting unhoused people from the sidewalk.

Board of Supervisors Question Evolution of Tenderloin Emergency

At over eight hours, the Board of Supervisors meeting Tuesday touched the bases, including the emergency response to the Tenderloin.

Concerns Grow Over Urban Alchemy Expanding Security Work in Tenderloin

San Francisco has awarded Urban Alchemy increasingly hefty contracts, but safety concerns are being raised as the scope of the organization’s role expands.

Board Committee Approves Lower Nob Hill Shelter as Residents, Merchants Fret About Impact

The budget and finance committee vote will paves the way for approval of the project after a month-long delay for public outreach.

Breed Dodges Meeting, but Supes Approve Controversial Tenderloin Emergency Measure

After 10 hours and more than 200 public comments, Supervisors approved Mayor London Breed’s bid to skirt red tape and hasten services in the Tenderloin.

Tenderloin Crackdown: Supervisors Likely to Approve State of Emergency Amid Arguments Over Policing

Board approval would give Mayor Breed a mandate to address drug overdoses in the Tenderloin.

City Releases Plans for Mayor’s State of Emergency in the Tenderloin

At just over three pages, the document includes three main components: resources, intervention and infrastructure.

Backlash Mounts Against Breed’s Tenderloin Crackdown as Board Vote Approaches

Just days after Mayor Breed garnered national headlines by declaring a state of emergency, some elected officials are pushing back.

SF Moves One Step Closer to Opening State’s First Safe Consumption Site for Drug Use

The proposed site, near the corner of Geary and Hyde Streets in the Tenderloin, must first be approved by the full Board of Supervisors.