We’re not going to make a huge dent in this problem unless we deal with some underlying major social problems and issues. There’s a human tragedy happening in San Francisco.” ~ San Francisco Supervisor Hillary Ronen
WHAT HAPPENED TO SAN FRANCISCO
A new investigation by NBC Bay Area reveals the dangerous conditions plaguing some San Francisco streets. The team examined over 150 blocks of the city, finding that parts of the city resemble third world slums.
In addition to heaps of trash, the investigation found 100 drug syringes and over 300 piles of feces throughout downtown. It’s an increasing problem.
“We see poop, we see pee, we see needles, and we see trash,” teacher Adelita Orellana told NBC. “Sometimes they ask what is it, and that’s a conversation that’s a little difficult to have with a 2-year old, but we just let them know that those things are full of germs, that they are dangerous, and they should never be touched.”
San Francisco Compared to Some of the Dirtiest Slums in the World
Based on the findings of the Investigative Unit survey, Riley believes parts of the city may be even dirtier than slums in some developing countries[…]
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