Stories about Mission District

The tragedy of InnerMission

How market-rate housing could wipe out a cultural landmark, destroy jobs, and undermine the history of the Mission District By Steven T. Jones MARCH 11, 2015...

Mission nonprofit saved after community outcry

Victory for anti-displacement movement as tech company agrees to keep cancer center in building By Christopher D. Cook FEBRUARY 26, 2015 -- Circulo de Vida, the...

Mission community fights to save cancer-support service from displacement

 Landlord wants to replace Circulo de Vida with a tech firm By Christopher D. Cook FEBRUARY 10, 2015 -- The symbolism could not be more potent:...

Food delivery services are clogging the streets and blocking traffic

New apps, new companies are bringing food to your door -- but they're also blocking the bike lanes and creating traffic nightmares   By Steven T....

54 residents displaced in raging Mission fire

One dead, six injured -- and a lot of families and small businesses out on the streets By Calindra Revier JANUARY 29, 2015 -- The four-alarm...

How did Katy Tang end up as Board of Supervisors president?

By Tim Redmond NOVEMBER 18, 2014 – Sup. John Avalos came over to the rail by the press box around 6pm today and told me...

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...