While the boom in San Francisco has helped boost business, shops and restaurants are finding that they have no one to make the sales. “We’re desperate,” said Jefferson McCarley, the owner of Mission Bicycle. McCarley said he once chased a customer for two blocks down the street after thinking that his noticeably sunny attitude would make him good at sales. Unfortunately...
With a debt collective members estimate to be $100,000, members of the Modern Times Bookstore Collective told supporters at a meeting last week that the 41-year-old bookstore may have to close its doors in September. As a result, the Mission landmark that specializes in politically progressive volumes, is rethinking its operating plan in order to survive economic shocks of the internet...
More people are moving their money away from big banks, providing a boon to smaller financial institutions, including some in the Mission. Tomorrow: Credit Union Invests in Tots to TeensEn Español
Local architecture and design students set out to map the food shed of a nearby taco truck, following each ingredient from conception to waste.
Community gardens are not uncommon in the Mission. What is uncommon is the notion of trying to make a living growing food in the middle of one of the most expensive cities in the country. En Español
Theater gets caught in an off-stage labor dispute between the carpenters' union and a private construction firm. En Español
New Valencia Street store opens featuring locally designed and restructured vintage clothing and jewelry.
For some shoppers and vendors, the Christmas season started on Mission Street as early as the first week of November.
Tree-huggers, gay assemblymen and the elderly are unhappy with Arnold this week.
City audit reveals San Francisco needs to rethink it's strategy for reducing prostitution.
San Franciscans will shell out an additional $117 million this year to fly home, go to the zoo and smoke cigarettes, among other things.
2:05 The gavel comes down and we’re off 2:10 All of the Supes are present, and the first nine items are past in less than three minutes, off to a good start today 2:12 Item 10, Special Tax Financing Law, is amended and passed. Now Sup. Mirkarimi is speaking on behalf of item 11 which would change Farmers Market fees,...
Latest round of state cuts hit San Francisco health care workers and patients.
For City Hall support staff the legislative break meant more work and vacation furlough days.
Shooting, unemployment and stings on Muni. But it's not all bad news.