Tag Archives: planning department

The Thriftown rooftop two weeks ago.

HISTORY: 17 Reasons Remembered

“When I came to San Francisco, I saw that fantastic sign…with no explanation but it was enough for me,” wrote Glen Mehn in a 2002 letter to the city protesting the removal of the icon....
Mission Local interviewed 68 people on 16th Street -- a mix of business owners and employees -- to see what they thought about Jack Spade moving in.

Hearts, Minds, Handbags: Jack Spade Divides 16th St.

More merchants and workers on 16th Street appear to be on the fence than decisively for or against the men’s luxury retailer Jack Spade moving into the former site of Adobe books at 3166 16th...

Interest Rate Caps, Solution or Disaster?

Consumer advocates say only an interest-rate cap on payday loans will change the game. En Español
neon payday

Quick Cash, Quicksand, Part 2

The People Who Need A Quick Fix of Cash En Español
neon payday

Quick Cash, Quick Sand, Part 1

A 2007 ban on new "fringe financial" businesses in the Mission proves difficult to enforce En Español