SAN FRANCISCO’S HOMELESS….Gavin Newsom is best known for promoting gay marriage as mayor of San Francisco. But among Bay Area denizens themselves, he’s just as well known for promoting a new program for handling homelessness: “Care Not Cash” cut cash benefits to the homeless and used the savings to build low-cost transitional housing and fund psychological and substance-abuse services.

So how’s it working out? Ezra Klein says pretty well.