Tweet Tom Ammiano, San Francisco’s reliably far-Left supervisor, was in the local news today because he’s come out with a new proposal that can be called “the homeless bill of rights“: Among other things, the proposed law would require legal representation for anyone cited under such laws as San Francisco’s sit/lie law or anti-panhandling ordinance. [...]
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Tweet Veruca Salt has been much on my mind lately, probably because I live with a teen and a tween. “I want it now,” is the operative demand in our household. The fact that I routinely turn a deaf ear to that malign howl doesn’t deter the Veruca practitioners with whom I live. The OWS [...]
Tweet I won’t comment; I’ll just point out: A long overdue civil grand jury report released Wednesday says that the city should be proud of getting over 4,000 homeless people into housing since 2004 but distressed at the scene on the streets. Panhandling, public drunkenness and street loitering are still an unpleasant reality downtown. The [...]
Tweet In the San Francisco Chronicle — the San Francisco Chronicle! — columnist CW Nevius continues to complain (rightly) about the way in which the homeless are truly destroying once beautiful San Francisco (a problem I trace with unerring personal memory to the revolting decay of the drug culture in the Haight at the end [...]