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It’s not just us who are obsessed with the income divide. The tech boom and changing demographics of the Mission (and the rest of the city) have the attention of NPR, which just did a piece on private shuttles as symbols of the wealth gap. Additionally, the national news site has focused on San Francisco’s income disparity for a few days, with this piece discussing how the current boom is different than that of the 1990s.
So, what do San Franciscans earn? Making an average of around $62,680 per year, it’s higher than most of the country, but not everyone is raking in the dough. Retail jobs are the most common in the San Francisco metropolitan area, and only nab around $28,000 per year. Here’s a breakdown of some of the most common jobs in the city.
Check out this craziness — a house is actually falling down in Twin Peaks! The unoccupied, 72-year-old structure has served as a symbol of a dispute between the city, neighbors and resident since 2007. After originally asking to demolish the building, the owner was denied, and a restructuring project began sometime later. But neighbors say that it turned into a misguided renovation, and we can see where things went from there.
The SF Bicycle Coalition Member Committee Meeting for the Mission District will discuss campaigns to make the Mission safer for biking. Modern Times bookstore, 2919 24th Street. 5:30-7 p.m.
Is your inner performer struggling to get out? Yes? Ours too! So head over to Magnet tonight for Smack Dab, a monthly open mic where anyone and everyone can hop onstage and do whatever their heart tells them to do in the name of entertainment. Held at 7:30 on the third Wednesday of every month, this event offers a supportive and inviting space for all to get their 15 minutes of fame on. Don’t be too shy — a featured artist is there to hold down the fort for the evening as well.