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Beyond the Protest: What Does SF Want from Twitter?

On the day of Twitter’s Initial Public Offering, protestors rallied outside the tech company’s headquarters on Market Street. Moving past the symbolism of protesting the newfound wealth of some of Twitter’s employees and investors, Mission...
A bevy of commuters explode on the Twittersphere following last Friday's BART strike. Photo: Sarah McClure

Ride-Sharing Companies Thrive During BART Strike

A strike from BART, the nation’s fifth largest rail system, introduced new users to an alternative form of local transit: ride-sharing services. Across the board, the major ride-sharing communities saw a significant increase in downloads and...
Larry Aragon, 65, who has lived on the street for a decade, eats the free warm breakfast provided by St. Anthony's church six days a week. Photo by Sean Havey

What You May Have Missed Over the Weekend: Mission Local’s ‘Giving Thanks’ Series

If you were in a Thanksgiving food coma and missed Mission Local’s series about things we’re thankful for in the Mission, it’s not too late. The multimedia series highlights organizations and events that make this...

Campos Propone que Compañías Financien la Cultura y las Artes

En la Misión, el arte y la cultura abunda así como las compañías que pueden ayudar a financiarlas, opinó el supervisor David Campos, quien habló durante el evento de Arts Monday realizado el lunes pasado...
Front page of Twitter.com as of Thursday morning.

Yep, Twitter Is Down

If, like us, you tried to access Twitter this morning, you may have noticed it was down. The Wall Street Journal has the scoop: Twitter Inc. said Thursday that some users can’t access the short-messaging...
Among the things the street food craze has given San Francisco: Brian Boitano

As Food Cart Hearing Begins, Rumors Sizzle

It has given talented, spirited, but underfunded cooks the chance to investigate the demand for their wares. It has makes San Francisco seem exciting and hip. It's totally in violation of California health code.

People & Twitter Make the World Go Round

As one gloomy and chilly day spills into another, so do customers at Borderlands Books’ new café. It’s very nice to see what’s blossoming in that space sans internet – a young man bent over...