The new storefront is on 24th street, a few doors down from La Victoria bakery.

Capp Street Crap reported on Monday that the 44-year-old Modern Times Bookstore on 24th Street will be going up for sale, seeking a new owner “To preserve, enhance, and serve the literary and cultural heritage and community interests of the Mission District and San Francisco.”

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Joe was born in Sweden, where half of his family received asylum after fleeing Pinochet, and spent his early childhood in Chile; he moved to Oakland when he was eight. He attended Stanford University for political science and worked at Mission Local as a reporter after graduating. He then spent time in advocacy as a partner for the strategic communications firm The Worker Agency. He rejoined Mission Local as an editor in 2023.

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