*+-Pasted in the window of a dormant pizzeria on 18th Street was a familiar notice from the Department of Public Works: a letter, dated Oct. 2, demanding the landlord remove small taggings from the window...
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*+-Charging multiple years of negligence and broken promises, a group of businesses in the northeast Mission plan to sue the city for failing to prevent a sewage spill that caused thousands of dollars in damage...
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*+-The San Francisco Department of Public Works is giving away free sandbags in preparation for the upcoming storm. Here is the whole press release, courtesy of Richmond SF blog: San Francisco, CA — In preparation...
*+-It has positive associations and is practical, according to the Department of Public Works. En Español.
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*+-Greyhound and Laidlaw have one more day to deal with a blighted vacant lot violation at the now empty station along Seventh and Irwin Streets in Mission Bay.
*+-The numbers are picked and read in a monotone. No matter. The room is tense. En Español
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*+-The plan aims to increase safety, efficiency and livability in the neighborhood. CLICK PHOTO TO SEE A LARGER VIEW
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*+-Are the Day Laborers headed for Bayshore? En Español
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*+-Plus, asking Feds for money for roads, committee sours on high-speed rail En Español
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*+-Tree-huggers, gay assemblymen and the elderly are unhappy with Arnold this week.
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*+-The $887 million hospital will be nine stories, earthquake safe and open in 2015
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*+-San Franciscans will shell out an additional $117 million this year to fly home, go to the zoo and smoke cigarettes, among other things.
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*+-With rain on the way, San Francisco residents prepare for flooding.
*+-Obama's Nobel, SF Open Studios and a major storm warning
*+-Many businesses receive letters saying they have to remove graffiti, but city law says responsibility lies with the property owner.