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Mission Streetscape Workshop

Residents weigh in on projects designed to improve Mission District streetscapes. By STEFANIA ROUSSELLE

Man Displaced by Fire Returns Home to Find Burglar in Living Room

Police have arrested a man suspected of stealing electronics from a house that had been damaged by fire. The home, at 1257 South Van Ness Avenue, caught fire on Friday, March 9. When the resident came back to get some of his possessions, he found a man in the living room putting several electronic devices into a black duffle bag. The...
wide shot of Whiz Burgers on 18th Street

Burger Relic Stays True to Old-School Roots

A guy wearing a black hoodie, flat-brimmed baseball hat and baggy jeans walked up to Whiz Burgers Drive-In on a warm Sunday night. His head was down as he focused on several wrinkled dollar bills he had just pulled from his pocket. “What’s up, boss, can I get a large chocolate shake?” Jay Smith asked as he leaned into the...