Guess Which SF 'Hood Loves Sit-Lie the Most?
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There's a popular -- some say "grass roots" -- push to give homeless people one more thing to worry about. And the law has its best polling numbers in a neighborhood you might not expect, according the Chamber of Commerce.
Number one for strong support for kicking the bums out? The beautiful, nice-smelling, scenic,
Does this go to show you that it's mostly rich white folks who fear street kids, and that the rest of us -- you know, the ones of us who actually live near street kids -- are OK with it? Not really, Black said.
"Neighborhood by neighborhood, there wasn't much of a demographic split," said Black, who noted that keeping bums off of streets is far from a "wedge issue," but instead something near and dear to the hearts of many a San Franciscan, moderate and progressive alike. "It crosses geographic bounds, it crosses political bounds."
Still -- the Marina? Is this really a problem for Marina folk?
Black couldn't say why SF's earthquake zone is also SF's no-homeless zone. One more reason not to shop on Chestnut Street -- if you're anything like The Snitch, you may be confused for a transient, even with a cup of Jamba Juice.