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San Francisco Will Allow City Officials to Fundraise for Safe-Consumption Sites

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'Turning a New Page': Infamous San Quentin Prison to Become Hub for Rehabilitation

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Newsom Will Mobilize National Guard to Deliver 1,200 Tiny Homes to Address Homelessness Crisis

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California Lawmakers Call for State Investigation Into Silicon Valley Bank Failure

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To Open Safe Consumption Sites, San Francisco Seeks Private Donations for Nonprofits

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'They Asked for This': California Sues Huntington Beach for Flouting Laws Meant to Ease Housing Crisis

Emergency Calls, Complaints Are Down Near San José's Temporary Housing Sites. So Why Are They Still So Politically Risky?

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Oakland Rep. Barbara Lee Announces Bid for Dianne Feinstein's US Senate Seat

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Blaming Boudin, SF DA Brooke Jenkins Wants to Dismiss Historic Case Against SFPD Officer Who Killed Keita O'Neil