Posts Tagged: Mid-Market

5 Years After Twitter, Mid-Market Begins to Blossom

Uncovering the Real Grit of San Francisco

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Uncovering the Real Grit of San Francisco

Posted December 22, 2015 by

On the 100th anniversary of the city’s 1915 Panama-Pacific International Exposition, four new books uncover the real grit of San Francisco and its neighborhoods. My new book, The Tenderloin: Sex, Crime and Resistance in the Heart of San Francisco, begins
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San Francisco 2015: The Year in Review

The Tenderloin Museum opened in 2015

San Francisco 2015: The Year in Review

Posted December 17, 2015 by

In the past two decades, San Francisco politics has seen five very politically significant years: In 1995, Willie Brown’s rescued the city from the far too conservative accidental mayor Frank Jordan; In 2000, district elections brought grassroots progressives like Chris
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Dolby Opening Continues Mid-Market’s Revival

Dolby President and CEO Kevin Yeaman at opening event

Dolby Opening Continues Mid-Market’s Revival

Posted October 1, 2015 by

Dolby Laboratories officially opened its 9th and Market headquarters yesterday, joining Square and other businesses relocating to the area without the incentive of a  tax break. Dolby did not get the Mid-Market/Tenderloin tax credit because the Board of Supervisors wisely
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HBO’s Dishonest San Francisco 2.0

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HBO’s Dishonest San Francisco 2.0

Posted September 28, 2015 by

Alexandra Pelosi’s San Francisco 2.0 is on HBO on September 28, and the forty minute documentary is often entertaining. But in her zeal to prove that the “tech invasion” is destroying the city, Pelosi promotes outright falsehoods and ignores facts.
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NY Times Gets Tenderloin Wrong

Calcanis and other tech entrepeneurs rent at WeWork at 25 Taylor St.

NY Times Gets Tenderloin Wrong

Posted August 18, 2015 by

It is clear from the August 17 story’s headline, “When Tech Came To the Tenderloin,” that NY Times deputy tech editor Quentin Hardy needs a geography lesson. After all, none of the prominent tech companies mentioned in the article operate
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SFMTA Backs Safer Mid-Market

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SFMTA Backs Safer Mid-Market

Posted June 17, 2015 by

The San Francisco Municipal Transit Agency (SFMTA) voted yesterday to expand car restrictions and transit-only lanes on the “Mid-Market” stretch of Market Street between 3rd and 8th Streets. The vote was unanimous. Tremendous credit goes to the San Francisco Bicycle
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San Francisco: The High Life of the Lowlifes

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San Francisco: The High Life of the Lowlifes

Posted May 18, 2015 by Paul Buhle

The Tenderloin: Sex, Crime and Resistance in the Heart of San Francisco, by Randy Shaw. San Francisco: Urban Reality Press, 2015. (Ed. Note: Copyright, Truthout.org. Reprinted with permission. Original article in Truthout) If your life was changed by a spell
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