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SF Biz Finds New Hires Hard to Find

While the boom in San Francisco has helped boost business, shops and restaurants are finding that they have no one to make the sales. “We’re desperate,” said Jefferson McCarley, the owner of Mission Bicycle. McCarley said he once chased a customer for two blocks down the street after thinking that his noticeably sunny attitude would make him good at sales.  Unfortunately...
Modern Times Bookstore Collective on 24th Street, 2013

Modern Times Bookstore In Debt, Seeking Community Support

With a debt collective members estimate to be $100,000, members of the Modern Times Bookstore Collective told supporters at a meeting last week that the 41-year-old bookstore may have to close its doors in September. As a result, the Mission landmark that specializes in politically progressive volumes, is rethinking its operating plan in order to survive economic shocks of the internet...

Board of Supes LIVE at City Hall 10/6

2:05 The gavel comes down and we’re off 2:10 All of the Supes are present, and the first nine items are past in less than three minutes, off to a good start today 2:12 Item 10, Special Tax Financing Law, is amended and passed. Now Sup. Mirkarimi is speaking on behalf of item 11 which would change Farmers Market fees,...