CALIFORNIA governor Gavin Newsom is seeking US$1.4 billion from lawmakers to tackle the escalating homelessness crisis in his state, and plans to use the money to open shelters, pay rent and...

[SAN FRANCISCO] San Francisco voters backed a tax on the city's wealthiest companies to tackle homelessness, passing a measure that divided the tech community....

[SAN FRANCISCO] Taxing San Francisco's wealthiest companies to rein in the city's homelessness problem makes sense to local campaigners - but the local tech giants aren't all so...