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Top SF news: Homeless numbers worse than reported; DoorDash sued for tipping policies, more

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By Hoodline - Published on November 21, 2019.

Here's the most recent top news you may have missed in San Francisco.

Homeless numbers in San Francisco much worse, according to city data

Many cities across California this year announced sharp increases in homelessness. Yet data from San Francisco suggest the real picture might be a lot worse. 

Read the full story on SFGATE.

DoorDash sued for ‘deceptive’ tipping policies by D.C. attorney general

On Tuesday, District of Columbia Attorney General Karl Racine filed a lawsuit against DoorDash, claiming that the San Francisco-based meal delivery company led consumers to believe that their tips were going to delivery people when the company was instead pocketing the money for its own benefit.

Read the full story on The Mercury News.

Mission landlord demands prospective tenants disclose 'emotional or psychological issues' - Mission Local

A Mission district landlord has included a clause in a rental application that lawyers say discriminates against applicants with disabilities — likely in violation of both state and federal law.

Read the full story on Mission Local.

The incredible story behind the quietest room in San Francisco

The aphorism projects a militant tone, but it actually stands contrary to this calm second-story space. Here is a milieu of serenity above busy Columbus Avenue, and especially so in the early weekday mornings, before North Beach rouses. Sunlight leaks through the room's bamboo shades. Black-and-white photo prints of poets and musicians Allen Ginsberg, Bob Dylan, and Yevgeny Yevtushenko hang on thick aging ivory painted-walls, caked from years of reapplication. Slowly oxidizing paperback pages on stocky mismatched wooden bookshelves wait for readers.

Read the full story on MySanAntonio.

NFL Power rankings: San Francisco remains No. 1

The Packers are at No.6

Read the full story on Niners Nation.


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