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Super Bowl stumbles into San Francisco's haves vs have-nots divide

Conflict over the event is rooted in dramatic changes in the city's demographics
Thursday, February 4, 2016 - 05:50

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A protest on behalf of the homeless is planned for Wednesday near Super Bowl City. The area is ordinarily populated by many homeless San Franciscans, but in recent days they have been far less visible on streets near the Embarcadero.

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A protest on behalf of the homeless is planned for Wednesday near Super Bowl City. The area is ordinarily populated by many homeless San Franciscans, but in recent days they have been far less visible on streets near the Embarcadero.

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AS San Francisco embarks on elaborate festivities for Super Bowl 50 this week, some in the city aren't in a mood to celebrate.

Activists on a range of economic and social issues see the opening of Super Bowl City, a multi-stage event space on the city's scenic

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