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....
CrowdFlower, a tech company based in the Mission District, boasts on its website that it has “the world’s largest workforce,” performing hundreds of millions of tasks for web-based client companies. Now one of those virtual...
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More people are moving their money away from big banks, providing a boon to smaller financial institutions, including some in the Mission. Tomorrow: Credit Union Invests in Tots to TeensEn Español
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Local architecture and design students set out to map the food shed of a nearby taco truck, following each ingredient from conception to waste.
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Community gardens are not uncommon in the Mission. What is uncommon is the notion of trying to make a living growing food in the middle of one of the most expensive cities in the country....
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Theater gets caught in an off-stage labor dispute between the carpenters' union and a private construction firm. En Español
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New Valencia Street store opens featuring locally designed and restructured vintage clothing and jewelry.
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California's green image tarnished by recycling program meltdown.
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