It’s 7 a.m., 58° and headed to 62°. There’s a 50 percent chance of rain today, which, compared to yesterday, are odds I’ll take. Either way, it won’t last. The weekend is shaping up to be sunny and beautiful. Details for the next 10 days are here.
On its news blog last week, KQED wrote a story about gentrification in the Mission, told through the prism of Casa Sanchez and the Sanchez siblings’ decision to rent to Latino tenants below market rate. In typical TV news fashion, Al Jazeera America, which opened a San Francisco bureau over the summer, took KQED’s story — same sources and all — and produced their own piece.
While tech jobs have propelled employment in San Francisco and the industry is changing the look and feel of the city, The Examiner reports that tech still only accounts for about six percent of all workers in the city.
It’s certainly gotten a lot more expensive to rent in the Mission in recent years, largely due to the aforementioned growth of the tech sector. But at least none of the 14 most expensive residential rentals in the city — as mapped by Curbed SF — are here.