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Google Maps shows the parking situation at 850 South Van Ness Avenue during the day.

CARMAnation Tries Its App at Solving Parking Peeves

Little upsets San Franciscans more than the chronic lack of parking spots in the city and in the last year any number of apps have tried to solve the problem. The average driver wastes an...
One of ICA's Technovation teams pose with mentors from Double Dutch. Photo by Daniel Hirsch.

High School Girls Want Your VC Money Too

In the offices of the Mission start-up DoubleDutch a fairly typical Silicon Valley scene unfolded last week: people were pitching ideas for mobile apps. But conducting these marketing presentations were a not-so-typical contingent: teenage girls....
Carlos Gonzalez (right) speaks to the participants of Engage SF's first public dinner. Photo by Daniel Hirsch.

New and Old Residents Engage Over Pupusas

Usulutan, a Salvadorean restaurant on 24th Street, welcomed a particularly diverse and determined crowd Monday night. Swapping business cards over pupusas, third-generation Mission residents, tech start-up founders, nonprofit professionals, recent transplants, activists and more all...