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Crosscurrents

San Francisco's car break-in crisis

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Margaret Shear
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A car break-in on Townsend Street in San Francisco

Everyone in San Francisco seems to have a story about a car break-in. It’s expensive, frustrating — and predictable.

Every 17 minutes, on average, someone is breaking into a car in San Francisco. Residents have called frequent car break-ins a “tax” for living in San Francisco. But does it have to be this way?

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