Out of the Shadows
The San Francisco Recreation and Park Department recently made national headlines as the city’s board of supervisors voted to close its parks nightly between midnight and 5 a.m., a policy shift many say was specifically orchestrated to oust the local homeless population, many of whom make their homes each night in the city parks. Although Supervisor Scott Wiener denied these accusations, stating that the move is an attempt to curb vandalism and illegal dumping in parks, his statements were met with significant backlash from....
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