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Builders, Activists Pitch Last-minute Changes to Area Plans

By NOAH BUHAYAR Community organizers and builders clashed Wednesday night on how much developers should have to pay for infrastructure improvements in the Mission District. “We built communities when no one wanted to invest in our communities,” said Oscar Grande, a community organizer, referring to the Latino families that have lived in the Mission for several decades. But several developers...

Permanent Pink Popcorn

San Francisco restaurants and foodies are coming together to do their part in Haitian relief efforts. Tonight: Evil Jerk Cart will be at The Blue Macaw from 10 p.m. until 2 a.m. It’s been a while since I’ve been to the Stow Lake Boathouse in Golden Gate Park, but I’m so excited to see their pink popcorn isn’t going anywhere. ...

Some Prefer a Parking Space to a Park @ 17th and Folsom

“Why does somebody come in from the outside of the neighborhood and want to change it,” said Jerry Hotarek, who owns Lutz Plumbing across the street from the site. After years of planning and community input, this and other opposition came to the fore at a Tuesday meeting about the planned park.