“There’s a lot of [proposed] units there, there’s a lot of money here. If there wasn’t a fire, they would be in a unit that was rent-controlled, and would not have to worry about their housing,” Mark Kaplan said.
Update, June 14: Mission Local has learned that longtime senior inspector Bernie Curran, presently on suspension for receiving a $180,000 “loan” from a developer and initially failing to report it, […]
“I understand the anxiety,” Ronen said about the Mission community. “I simply do not see how CEQA legally applies.”
Peskin, further, said a then-Deputy City Attorney named Nick Colla had brought this matter to his attention some five years ago. Collas, reached after the hearing, confirmed he facilitated a meeting between Peskin and a Department of Building Inspection whistleblower.
Conditional use: getting rid of 20,000 pairs of shoes to create a jungle Two summers ago, Naz Khorram was on the cusp of clinching a prime Mission Street spot for […]
Mission Local’s special reports outlining potentially catastrophic problems stemming from the city’s thousands of mandatory seismic retrofit projects have spurred three supervisors to call for hearings.
In past studies, other researchers found low-income workers may feel compelled to work through symptoms due to monetary concerns; about one-third of the 636 respondents ‘are not comfortable’ alerting their boss when they feel symptomatic.”
As the coronavirus lockdown orders came last March, Maria Quiroz lost her jobs at a restaurant and a hotel. To pay rent, the 48-year-old dipped into her modest savings and […]
The Mission Housing Development Corp. and BRIDGE Housing held a virtual ribbon-cutting ceremony Thursday morning for the 100 percent affordable building the developers recently completed at 1950 Mission St. La […]
A new DPH and Latino Task Force vaccination site opened Thursday at Labor Union 261 on Shotwell and 18th Streets.
It’s no secret that much of San Francisco’s trash — especially so in neighborhoods like the Mission, Tenderloin and Mission Dolores — ends up on the sidewalks. Christine, a property owner […]
“It was a baptism by fire,” Melba Maldonado, the then executive director of La Raza Community Resource Center said. “We had to figure everything out by ourselves.”
Hello Readers: Can city and state officials convince the leery that the one-shot Johnson & Johnson vaccine is as good a vaccine as the others? I think so. They seem […]
The union representing City College of San Francisco instructors and Supervisor Hillary Ronen held a virtual rally Friday to protest budget cuts to the school and potential layoffs of almost […]
Legislators legislate. But legislation alone cannot solve this city’s problems — and, for this legislation to succeed, some of this city’s most hidebound and corrupt institutions will have to change their ways, and begin doing things that, truth be told, they could have done long ago.