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The Social Security Administration building on 1098 Valencia St. provides a view of the city's economic issues.

The Line: Housing Costs Put Retirement in Question

*+-This is our third in a series examining who’s in line at Valencia Street’s Social Security Administration building. You can read previous entries in the series here and here. Standing in line a government office is...
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Some Fire Victims Find There’s No Returning Home

*+-It was a Sunday morning at 9:51 a.m. when a fire broke out in a stairwell and moved swiftly through the three-story building at the corner of Duboce and Valencia Streets, injuring one tenant, damaging...
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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...
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Dig in at Pica Pica: Venezuelan Cuisine in the Mission

*+-Adriana Lopez moved to the Mission District from Venezuela nine years ago. In 2010, she opened Pica Pica Maize Kitchen, a Venezuelan arepas restaurant at Valencia and 15th streets. Lopez told Mission Local about the history of...
Erika Hathaway sits in her wheelchair in front of the Valencia Street Planned Parenthood. A new ordinance would require that she protests 25-feet away from the entrance. Photo by Carly Nairn.

Protesters at Planned Parenthood May Face 25-Foot Buffer Zone

*+-Protesters against Planned Parenthood may have to shout a little louder to be heard if the amendments to the San Francisco Access to Health Care Facilities ordinance introduced by Supervisor David Campos on Tuesday are...