The housing development at 16th and Mission streets proposed by Maximus Real Estate Partners will cause surrounding rents to increase, pushing even more residents out of the Mission and San Francisco. The project will negatively impact students at the Spanish Immersion School next door and will cause local businesses to close.
After hearing more than 3 months of testimony and sifting through thousands of pages of documents, a grand jury elected not to indict Darren Wilson, the white Missouri police officer who shot and killed Michael Brown, an unarmed black teenager.
Obama signed will an executive order that will help millions of undocumented members of our national community; here are some important provisions:
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On Friday, Oct. 10, the San Francisco Veterans Memorial was officially dedicated in the heart of the city’s Civic Center.
In an effort to simplify voting, students from San Francisco State's Latino Politics course (LTNS 660) have created a "voter guide" to help inform the Latino community about the local and state measures that will be on this year's ballot.
On weekdays, around 3 p.m., children everywhere get out of school and go to the nearest market to purchase whatever a couple of bucks will get them. More often than not, it’s candy and/or a sugar-sweetened drink.
We take pride in being responsible developers who work with the community to build projects that serve the needs of the area, and that’s what we’re trying to do at 16th and Mission streets. Our 1979 Mission project would create new, much-needed housing for San Francisco to help ease the pressures on the existing housing stock and rents. Ideally, it would include affordable workforce housing for teachers, police officers/firefighters and laborers. And it would bring much-needed improvements to adjacent Marshall Elementary School and the surrounding area to make it safer and more accessible for school children, residents and pedestrians.
If you live in the San Francisco Bay Area, chances are very high that you have heard just how much you could be making right now by buying and flipping property. What you’re not hearing is the way in which property flipping and massive speculation are at the root of the eviction and gentrification crisis here.
The San Francisco Board of Supervisors is pushing a new tax on sweetened beverages like soda, teas, fruit drinks and sports drinks.