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Mid-Market’s Empty Shopping Center

Posted August 15, 2017 by Garrett Bergthold

People often scream “build it and they will come” when talking about luring tenants to new developments. But for the brand-new shopping center said to be a catalyst for revitalizing Mid-Market – somebody built it, but nobody came. 6×6, originally
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See Screaming Queens at Tenderloin Museum

Posted August 15, 2017 by Katie Conry

Directors Susan Stryker and Victor Silverman’s award winning documentary, The Screaming Queens: The Riot at Compton’s Cafeteria, tells the forgotten story of the first collective act of militant resistance to the social oppression of queer people in the United States–a
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Latinos Are Becoming Extinct in Hollywood, Report Shows

Posted August 8, 2017 by Dennis Romero

(This piece first appeared in LA Weekly ) Latinos, the largest minority in the nation, and the largest racial or ethnic group in California and Los Angeles, are virtually disappearing from the big screen, a new report on Hollywood diversity
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Tenderloin Deli Owner Fumes Over City Plans

Posted August 1, 2017 by Garrett Bergthold

Ed Note: This is the first in a series on Tenderloin opposition to a city proposal that ignores geographic equity in the distribution of homeless services. At 5 a.m. every weekday the owners of Turk and Larkin Deli open their
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No Sanctuary for Law-Breaking Feds

Posted August 1, 2017 by Matt Gonzalez

Two years ago Kate Steinle was shot while sightseeing on Pier 14 in San Francisco.  The accused, a homeless Mexican immigrant with no prior relationship to her, says it was an accident that occurred as he handled a discarded bundle
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FOOTBALL IS TOO DANGEROUS

Posted August 1, 2017 by Ralph E. Stone

A study published in the July 25, 2017 issue of The Journal of the American Medical Association found the following: “In a convenience sample of 202 deceased players of American football from a brain donation program, CTE was neuropathologically diagnosed
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Katy Tang: A Fighter for Housing

Posted July 20, 2017 by Garrett Bergthold

Supervisor Katy Tang is a one woman wrecking crew. Beyond Chron sat down with the supervisor for a quick chat about the city’s freshly passed affordable housing bonus program, also known as HOME-SF. It’s been almost two months since a
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