*+-For those with opinions about the future of Mission Street, the Planning Department invites you to attend a meeting tonight at the Women’s Building about the so-called Mission Public Life Plan. It’s the third meeting about the...
*+-A small group of neighbors and planners set their critical eyes towards Mission Street Wednesday in the Planning Department’s first public open house to seek input for its Mission Public Life Plan, a project that...
*+-“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....
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*+-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...
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*+-It could be a while before Dolores Park visitors get the renovated park they’ve been dreaming about.
*+-A San Francisco-based cycling company has moved its distribution center from the Mission to a larger space in Oakland.
*+-And inspires design critiques. That's high modernism for you.
*+-The City of San Francisco will pay another city agency $2.4 million for land that is now a parking lot on 17th and Folsom streets, where it plans to create a park. The money, which...
*+-Park Dreaming. En Español
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*+-Consumer advocates say only an interest-rate cap on payday loans will change the game. En Español
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*+-A 2007 ban on new "fringe financial" businesses in the Mission proves difficult to enforce En Español
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