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Sit/lie law takes away laid-back atmosphere of city

Sit/lie law takes away laid-back atmosphere of city

October 29, 2010

Izzy Pinard Reporter Garish Victorian houses lined up along the chalk-etched sidewalks and psychedelic-tiled boutiques of Haight Street draw visitors into a time-warp of the ’70s with bead doors and tiger-striped leather pants. Groups of people frequently lounge on the sidewalks of this neighbor...

Proposition L addresses city-wide loitering complaints

Proposition L offers making sitting or lying on the sidewalks of San Francisco illegal between the hours of 7 a.m. and 11 p.m. Illustration: NATALIE GARNETT | the broadview

October 29, 2010

Ta Lynn Mitchell Reporter Neighborhoods like the Haight- Ashbury, known for homelessness and constant loitering of young people, will be turned around with the passage of Proposition L, the “Sit/Lie” law that will make it illegal for people to encamp or loiter on San Francisco streets. The law curre...

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