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San Francisco To Consider Taxing Companies To Help Homeless

SAN FRANCISCO — San Francisco voters will decide in November whether to tax large businesses to pay for homeless and housing services, an issue that set off a battle in another West Coast city struggling with income inequality. The city elections department...
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San Francisco’s 1st Black Female Mayor Sworn In

SAN FRANCISCO — The first black female mayor of San Francisco made history Wednesday as she took the oath of office, vowing to help drug users and the homeless in a city that has come to embody extreme wealth a...

Spark Valentine’s Romance With Balloons. Not Power Outages.

A list of favorite Valentine Day's gift is likely to include flowers, chocolates, jewelry, lingerie and metallic balloons. From that the list, only the balloons can cause widespread power outages. When done with balloons, do not release them. Puncture th...

‘Housing First’ Model for Fresno Homeless isn’t Working

Opinion By Don Eskes The city and county of Fresno have a significant homeless problem that is being addressed on a number of fronts. Still, there are big gaps in our approaches. The latest point-in-time count by the Fresno-Madera Continuum of Car...