Stories about Mission District

Facebook is messing with drag queens. Big mistake

By Tom Temprano Facebook is ruffling quite a few wigs this week after sending notices to a number of notable drag queens, who locally include...

Even Therapy can’t pay the rent; is there any hope for Valencia St?

By Tim Redmond I’m not going to cry for Wayne Whelan. He’s been a very successful business owner in San Francisco; starting with $40 and...

Protesters in jail after Kink.com “prison party”

By Erin McElroy JUNE 30, 2014 -- Seven queer activists were arrested on Saturday night, June 28th, following a protest against a San Francisco Pride...

The battle of 16th and Mission: Inside the campaign to “clean up” the plaza and build luxury housing

  By Julia Carrie Wong MARCH 18, 2014 -- Laura Guzman, the director of  homeless services for Mission Neighborhood Health Center, had the question that was...

The big real-estate money in SF politics

  By Darwin Bond Graham The tech boom has made San Francisco's real estate the most expensive in the nation. Tech companies, from startups to Fortune...

Tenants explain why Campos bill is needed

  By Tim Redmond Sup. David Campos announced a bill today that would substantially increase relocation fees for tenants at a press event featuring three heart-rending...

City Beat: Lobbyists here and there, saving Modern Times and the Church sex scandal

By Tim Redmond Despite all the silly fuss over the modest pay raise for state Legislators, the public’s opinion of the Democrat-dominated Assembly and Senate...

Catholic Church official faces sexual harassment charges

The Church of St. Francis in North Beach is a San Francisco landmark. To some Catholics, followers of the humble and gentle saint from...