Some of the 58 tenants displaced by a fire at 29th and Mission Streets entered their buildings for the first time on June 20. Photo by Laura Waxmann

Displaced Residents Return to Homes Struck by Fire

Leaning against the doorway of his charred building on Monday, 15-year-old Diego Vasquez said he is coming to terms with the fact that “everything my father has worked for” is lost. “I don’t show my...
Two buildings impacted by  June 18 fire at 29th and Mission streets.  Photo by Laura Waxmann

City Orders Demolitions, Investigates Causes After Mission St. Fire

San Francisco officials issued emergency orders to demolish two buildings, the former homes of Cole Hardware and Playa Azul restaurant as well as an estimated four residential units, following a five-alarm fire on Saturday that...