Stories about Shelters

Homeless sweeps come back to the Tenderloin

Lawsuit settlement lets police remove people and confiscate tents -- when there is still nowhere for most people to go.

The disaster of SF’s COVID homeless policy continues

Half the hotel rooms the city is paying for are empty. Only 80 people a week are moved off the streets. What is the mayor's plan?

Why won’t SF health officer order homeless into hotels?

'You expressed to us that If you made those decisions, your job would be jeopardized.'

Safe sleeping spaces — or cages?

OPINION: Thousands of empty hotel rooms -- and the best the city can do is put houseless people behind a nine-foot chain-link fence?

Supes look to protect SRO residents

Alarming spread in low-income housing leads to emergency bill -- as false reports seek to derail plan to consider Rec-Park space for safe housing.

Public health docs duck question: Why no order to house the homeless?

Supes try to find out why so many unhoused people have no access to safe shelter; Breed Administration has no answers.

What’s the future for bars and restaurants? A new podcast digs in

Longtime expert Marcia Gagliardi AKA tablehopper's 'On the Fly' documents the scene's momentous changes—and hopes.

New Music: 5 transporting mixes to get you through

Ash Lauryn, DJ anu, Professor Brian Oblivion, and more spin us into another world.

Supes have plan to staff hotel rooms — but mayor ignores it

Increasingly bitter divide at City Hall as SF misses 'once-in-a-lifetime' opportunity

Screen Grabs: Great new docs, from global inequality to SF thrash metal

Johnny Cash's wife, Guatemalan genocide, the unassuming couple behind LA's notorious adult bookstore, more