Thursday, March 4, 2021

Tag: Mission Street

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: in the heart of the...

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 fire last night at 22nd...

The 8 Washington of Mission Street

By Tim Redmond OCTOBER 6, 2014 – Does the Chron even have anybody working on the weekends any more? I mean, a large, festive march – maybe 300 people, maybe...

Investigation: New condos aren’t owned by San Francisco residents

When condos in a triplet of luxury towers near the Embarcadero called The Brannan began selling in 2000, wealthy buyers snapped them up. Nine years later, developers of the...

Tax-break tech hiring a bust in the Tenderloin

By Tom Carter, Mark Hedin and Geoff Link SEPT 15, 2014 – When the Twitter tax break was signed, San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee’s office had high hopes that the...

Protests work! Ellis Act eviction called off after noisy direct-action campaign

By Tim Redmond SEPTEMBER 3, 2014 – A local real-estate speculator has dropped his effort to evict four Duboce Street tenants under the Ellis Act after a series of protests...

Realty office people respond badly to modest tenant demonstration

By Tim Redmond AUGUST 12, 2014 -- A few moments after tenant activist Erin McElroy stepped out of a Vanguard Properties office on Mission Street and began chanting “Stop the...

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 on everybody’s mind at a...