Government & Non Profits

Liberty Hill Neighborhood Association members review a mural and rendering of what a Sutter affiliate health campus would look like at the ground floor of V20 on Valencia and 20th streets.

Residents Meet Proposed Medical Neighbors and Say, Move Elsewhere

The appropriateness of Sutter Health’s plan to open an affiliate medical center on the corner of 20th and Valencia streets was the subject of a lengthy and at times tense meeting on Monday night. The...
Census data mapped by tract. Dark red indicates median income of over $75,000 a year. Via Census Explorer / ACB

Once Working Class, the Mission Continues to Shift

In several recent meetings, activists have shouted down developers over the changes in the Mission and the displacement of low-income communities of color. Census data shows how profound those changes have been. Long a working class neighborhood,...
Tenants chat in front of Mission Dolores Senior Apartments on 15th Street.

Changing Management Gives Public Housing Tenants New Hope

Public housing in the city as we know it is coming to an end — that is, it will become largely nonprofit owned and operated within the next two years as part of a national...
This building on Mission street could be the target of a lawsuit from the Department of Building Inspection. Photo by Daniel Hirsch.

City Plans to Sue Two Mission Landlords for Fire Safety Hazards

The Department of Building Inspection announced Wednesday that it has plans to bring the landlords of three Mission District buildings  to court for ongoing, severe habitability and safety issues in their properties. The buildings include one...
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Homeless Center’s Opening Delayed Two Weeks

The city’s newest front against an infamously pervasive homelessness problem, an eight- to 18-month pilot project known as the Navigation Center, was slated to open Monday but will instead be delayed until March 30, according to officials....
The Mission Local crew getting ready for their first live BFF broadcast at the Secret Alley.

Listen Local: State of the City and Smash’n’Grabs

Listen Local is Mission Local in audio form. We go live on a biweekly webcast every other Thursday morning from 9:30 to 10:00. Here’s our latest show: In this episode, we talk about the mayor’s...