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Old station at Valencia

Mission’s New Condos Built Atop Old Gas Stations (and Leaky Gas Tanks)

Amid so much new development in the city, it would be easy for the 42 condos proposed for the corner of 23rd and Valencia to become but a footnote in the stacks of building proposals...
A local shopper peruses the gourmet selections at Bi-Rite Market. Photo: Sarah McClure

Love in the Middle Ages

I  hear a lot of carping about Click City, the SF Chronicle’s new  fiction series.  My favorite is still Love in the Middle Ages by Sandra Salmans, which we first published on October 24, 2009.  Click City’s...
San Francisco Public Utilities Commission rendering

Valencia Sewer System to Get Green Improvements

When most people think about sewer systems, they’re likely to envision unsightly industrial facilities like pump stations and treatment plants. But in several San Francisco neighborhoods, including the Mission District, public debate is focusing increasingly...