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  1. SFPD Release New Details in Fatal Shooting of Mission District Homeless ManRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 14, 2016 | SF Appeal

    The fatal police shooting of a homeless man allegedly armed with a knife occurred after outreach workers reported seeing a man swinging a large kitchen knife as he walked down the street, San Francisco Police Chief Greg Suhr said today. Speaking today before an angry crowd at a community meeting held by police to discuss the shooting, which occurred Thursday just after 10 a.m. on Shotwell Street near 18th Street, Suhr said the homeless outreach team members were in the area to investigate a report of a crying baby near a tent encampment.

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  2. New Navigation Site In Works For The Dogpatch As City Works To Find Spaces For HomelessRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 12, 2016 | SF Appeal

    City officials are working to open a third Navigation Center site in San Francisco's Dogpatch neighborhood near Warm Water Cove, one of several such new facilities for homeless assistance planned around the city in coming months, according to the mayor's office. The proposed 80-bed facility will be located on 24th Street between Michigan Street and Warm Water Cove Park on Port of San Francisco land, in an area known to support a homeless population, according to a report before the Port Commission today.

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  3. Homeless Man Fatally Shot by SFPD IdentifiedRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 8, 2016 | SF Appeal

    A man shot and killed by police officers in San Francisco's Mission District on Thursday morning has been identified as 45-year-old San Francisco resident Luis Gongora, according to the city medical examiner's office. Police said Gongora, who was homeless, was wielding a kitchen knife in the 400 block of Shotwell Street between 18th and 19th streets shortly after 10 a.m. A homeless outreach team summoned police, who tried to subdue him by shooting beanbag rounds at him.

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  4. Witnesses Contradict Police Account on Mission District Shooting of Homeless ManRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 7, 2016 | SF Appeal

    San Francisco police officers shot and killed a homeless man in San Francisco's Mission District this morning after responding to a report of a man with a knife. The man, described by police as a male adult Latino, was shot shortly after 10 a.m. in the 400 block of Shotwell Street between 18th and 19th street.

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  5. Coalition Demanding Reforms on Anniversary of Alex Nieto's DeathRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 21, 2016 | SF Appeal

    The two-year anniversary of the death of Alejandro "Alex" Nieto in a shooting by San Francisco police was marked with a rally in which organizers presented a series of demands to the city to increase officer accountability. The Justice and Love for Alex Nieto Coalition held a rally schedule at 6 p.m. on Monday at the Mission Cultural Center for Latino Arts at 2868 Mission St. Nieto was killed in Bernal Heights Park on March 21, 2014, when four officers fired as many as 59 shots, striking Nieto at least 10 times, after a dog walker called 911 to report a man with a gun.

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  6. Three-Alarm Fire In Mission District Under Control, No InjuriesRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 14, 2016 | SF Appeal

    A three-alarm fire in San Francisco has been contained as of 12:18 a.m., according to fire officials. The fire was first reported at 11:23 p.m. on Sunday night at 3222 22nd St., and crews were on scene at 11:26 p.m., according to San Francisco Fire spokesman Jonathan Baxter.

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  7. Campos Calls for Declaration of Homelessness Emergency, More Navigation CentersRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 8, 2016 | SF Appeal

    San Francisco Supervisor David Campos today called for the Board of Supervisors to declare a state of emergency on homelessness to help speed up the opening of additional Navigation Centers, shelters designed to help the homeless access permanent housing and other services. Speaking today in front of the city's highly touted Navigation Center in the Mission District, Campos said he planned to ask the board today to follow the lead of cities such as Seattle and Los Angeles in declaring a shelter emergency.

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  8. City Crews Clearing Out SOMA Homeless CampsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 1, 2016 | SF Appeal

    San Francisco public work crews made a concerted push to clear out homeless tent encampments along Division Street and in the Showplace Square area this morning. The city's Department of Public Works had about 50 people clearing and cleaning the sidewalks starting around 4:30 a.m., according to department spokeswoman Rachel Gordon.

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  9. Tenants Saved from Eviction with Help of Nonprofits, City Small Sites FundRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 12, 2016 | SF Appeal

    Tenants in five rent-controlled San Francisco buildings faced with Ellis Act evictions by the same owner celebrated a victory today after their homes were purchased by the San Francisco Community Land Trust and Mission Economic Development Agency. The nonprofits bought the properties, which have a total of 19 units, 13 of them occupied, for a total cost of around $8.1 million with the help of funding from the city's Small Sites Program, which finances the acquisition and rehabilitation of privately owned properties, according to Tracy Parent, organizational director for the Community Land Trust.

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  10. Extra Homeless Shelter Beds to Open for El Nino StormsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 22, 2016 | SF Appeal

    San Francisco will make extra shelter beds available starting tonight in expectation of heavy rain this weekend, city officials said today. The beds will be available MSD South Shelter at 525 Fifth St.; ECS- Next Door Shelter at 1001 Polk St.; Larkin Street Youth Services at 869 Ellis St. and 1020 Haight St.; St. Anthony's at 121 Golden Gate Ave. and Mission Neighborhood Resource Center at 165 Capp St. The city will also activate an emergency pop-up shelter at the San Francisco County Fair Building's Hall of Flowers at 1199 Ninth Ave. in Golden Gate Park, which can hold up to 100 homeless men and women.

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  11. Warriors Traffic Plan for new Arena Challenged in LawsuitRead the original story

    Dec 18, 2015 | SF Appeal

    The Mission Bay Alliance made its latest challenge to a proposed Golden State Warriors arena in San Francisco today, suing over an agreement the University of California at San Francisco Medical Center reached with the Warriors in October. The alliance - which describes itself as a group of UCSF stakeholders, donors, faculty and physicians - has repeatedly objected to the site for the proposed arena at 16th and Third streets, directly across the street from the UCSF campus, on the grounds that it will create impenetrable traffic around the hospital.

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  12. Mayor Calls for Increase in Affordable Housing Requirement for new DevelopmentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 1, 2015 | SF Appeal

    San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee today called for a ballot measure that would increase the amount of affordable housing developers are required to include in projects and increase the pace of development in the city. Private housing developments in San Francisco are currently required to include 12 percent affordable housing, although developers also have the option of paying into an affordable housing fund or funding affordable units at a different location.

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  13. Alameda County Public Defender Seeks Possible Charges Against Deputies For BeatingRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 16, 2015 | SF Appeal

    Alameda County Public Defender Brendon Woods is asking for prosecutors to consider filing criminal charges against two Alameda County deputies who are shown in a video beating a suspect with batons after a high-speed chase from San Leandro to San Francisco. "The surveillance video footage is disgusting and reminds me of Rodney King," Woods said in a statement, referring to the man beaten by Los Angeles police officers in 1991 in a widely publicized incident that led to the criminal prosecution of the officers because it was captured on video.

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  14. Mission District Teen Robbed at Gunpoint by Another TeenRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 14, 2015 | SF Appeal

    A 17-year-old boy was at a bus stop near the intersection of Potrero Avenue and 18th Street shortly before 4:15 p.m. when a suspect, described as a boy between 15 and 16 years old, apparently pulled out a semi-automatic handgun and pointed it at the victim, San Francisco police spokesman Officer Albie Esparza said. Esparza said the suspect was described as wearing a black hooded sweatshirt and brown shorts at the time of the robbery.

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  15. Video Released of San Bruno Armed Robbery Prior to Suspect Being Killed by SFPDRead the original story

    Nov 12, 2015 | SF Appeal

    San Bruno police released video surveillance footage today of an armed and apparently suicidal man who robbed a sporting goods store of a shotgun Wednesday afternoon before he was fatally shot by police when he opened fire atop a hospital in San Francisco's Mission District.

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  16. Gunman, Robbery Suspect Fatally Shot By SFPD IdentifiedRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 12, 2015 | SF Appeal

    A 25-year-old gunman and robbery suspect who was fatally shot by San Francisco police officers atop a construction site at California Pacific Medical Center's St. Luke's campus in the city's Mission District on Wednesday has been identified, according to the medical examiner's office. San Jose resident Javier Lopez Garcia died during the incident at the hospital site at 3555 Cesar Chavez St., according to the medical examiner's office.

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  17. SF, Oakland Workers Fight For $15 Minimum WageRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 10, 2015 | SF Appeal

    Hundreds of fast food workers and their supporters in San Francisco and Oakland participated today in a nationwide action to demand a $15 minimum wage. Demonstrations kicked off in San Francisco at 6 a.m. today and will continue in Oakland into the evening as part of the Fight for $15 day of action happening in hundreds of cities across the U.S. Currently, the minimum wage in San Francisco and Oakland is $12.25 per hour.

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  18. Developer on Major SoMa Project Agrees to Increase Affordable Units to 40 PercentRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 10, 2015 | SF Appeal

    The developer of a major new housing development in San Francisco's South of Market neighborhood that is set to come before the Board of Supervisors next week has agreed to make 40 percent of the units in the project affordable, city officials said today. The 5M project, which won unanimous approval from the Board of Supervisors' Land Use and Transportation Committee today, had previously included 33 percent affordable housing units.

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  19. Blaze At Mission District Tire Shop Causes Millions In Damage, Displaces 21Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 9, 2015 | SF Appeal

    A three-alarm fire in San Francisco's Mission District displaced 21 people from an apartment building and destroyed a commercial tire shop Sunday morning, a fire department spokeswoman said today. The fire, located near the intersection of 16th and Shotwell streets, was reported at 7:47 a.m. Sunday, according to San Francisco fire spokeswoman Mindy Talmadge.

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  20. Fire Destroys Auto Business, Displaces 17 at Apartment BuildingRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 9, 2015 | SF Appeal

    A three-alarm fire this morning in the Inner Mission neighborhood of San Francisco destroyed an auto business and displaced 17 people at an apartment building, an assistant chief of the San Francisco Fire Department said. The first report of the fire came in at 7:45 a.m. at 16th and Shotwell streets, assistant chief Dave Franklin said.

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