Taqueria Cancun

Mission Businesses Worry Less About a Minimum Wage and More About Finding Employees

Raising the minimum wage to $15 an hour by 2018, said several managers in the Mission, is hardly a concern. A more pressing problem? Getting enough hourly workers. Take Cancún Taqueria for example.  Already, most...
The vacant storefront in the middle could have been a Jack Spade.  Next door, Idol Vintage recently moved out.  Photo by Lydia Chávez

More Big Brands Eye the Mission’s Edginess

“The Mission District.” It’s not just a place. It’s an idea. It’s a style. And for growing number of national and international retailers, it’s a desirable brand worthy of association. The English clothing store Fred...