Tolerant San Francisco fed up with dirty, smelly streets

  • In this photo taken on Thursday, April 26, 2018, men meet on a street corner in San Francisco. San Francisco may have hit peak saturation with tent camps, stinky urine and trash littering its filthy streets. And a new interim mayor has vowed to do something about it. In the last few weeks, Mayor Mark Farrell has promised $700,000 to hire more people just to pick up discarded needles and $13 million over the next two years for more heavy duty steam cleaners and pit stop toilets. (AP Photo/Ben Margot)

  • In this photo taken on Thursday, April 26, 2018, a woman in a wheelchair passes a Pit Stop in San Francisco. The Pit Stop program provides public toilets, sinks, used needle receptacles and dog waste stations in San Francisco’s most impacted neighborhoods. (AP Photo/Ben Margot)

SAN FRANCISCO — Though known for its compassion to the needy, San Francisco may have hit peak saturation with tent camps, stinky urine and trash littering the streets, and the new interim mayor has vowed to do something about it.

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