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Golden Gate Showdown Today

Gav and the gang are holding a public debate over his proposal to make squatting in city parks more difficult than it already is— no shelters, accumulation of furniture, construction materials. Citations, arrests, revoking of citizenship: no holds barred. While only a fool would argue that Golden Gate Park is as idyllic as it may look— shootings, anyone? How about a stabbing or two?— homeless advocates are nevertheless concerned about where, exactly, park denizens are to go given current housing shortages in the city. Turning to the real issue at hand, we ask: Can we keep the drum circle? Please Gavin, pleeeease ...[SF Examiner]