It is 7 a.m, 50° and will just barely break into the 60s today with a projected high of 61°. While there’s only a 10 percent chance of rain for today, it’s almost definitely coming tomorrow. Details for the next 10 days are here.
From the folks who brought you Local’s Corner and Local Mission Eatery, Local Mission Market opened on Harrison between 22nd and 23rd a few weeks ago. The Chronicle, which likens the new outlet to a “utopian grocer,” has a Q&A with co-owner Yaron Milgrom. And while we’re making analogies, Wired called Local Mission Market the Apple Store of groceries.
It’s no secret that rents are skyrocketing in San Francisco. But real estate prices aren’t the only thing on the rise. The Examiner reports that water rates in the city — some of the lowest in California — are expected to more than double in the next decade to pay for infrastructure improvements. The first set of hikes will be announced in February.
District 9 Supervisor David Campos’ oft-repeated “Tale of Two Cities” trope doesn’t just apply to San Francisco anymore. It turns out that California as a whole is indicative of the United States’ growing income inequality. The Huffington Post reports that the state can now claim the most rich people and the highest poverty rate in the country.