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Members of the community line up to give testimony supporting or opposing the arrival of Jack Spade at a August 14 Board of Appeals hearing. Photo by Daniel Hirsch.

Board of Appeals Strikes Blow to Opposition; Second Jack Spade Hearing Next Week

The Board of Appeals unanimously voted Wednesday to deny the Valencia Corridor Merchants Association’s request to file a late appeal of the Planning Department’s determination that Jack Spade is not a chain store. However, to...
Two women stand in front of the downtown Department of Education offices in support of CCSF at a rally held in July.

City College Opens for Fall While Fighting Threat of Accreditation Loss

Michael Condiff remembers the first time he walked into City College of San Francisco (CCSF) —  he’d just finished a 13-year prison sentence, and it was the first time in a long time that he felt...
Mission Local interviewed 68 people on 16th Street -- a mix of business owners and employees -- to see what they thought about Jack Spade moving in.

Hearts, Minds, Handbags: Jack Spade Divides 16th St.

More merchants and workers on 16th Street appear to be on the fence than decisively for or against the men’s luxury retailer Jack Spade moving into the former site of Adobe books at 3166 16th...