Author: Jessica Kwong

Jessica Kwong covers transportation, housing, and ethnic communities, among other topics, for the San Francisco Examiner. She covered City Hall as a fellow for the San Francisco Chronicle, night cops and courts for the San Antonio Express-News, general news for Spanish-language newspapers La Opinión and El Mensajero, and was a writer and producer for Time Warner Cable Sports. She grew up in Los Angeles speaking Spanish, Cantonese, and English.

Chinatown changeover: Landlords looking for exit strategy

Joe and Ruby Lee bought a three­-story building by Chinatown on Pacific Avenue near Taylor Street in 1998 with the…

3 years ago

Low-income Mission child care center worries about losing lease

Nearly a decade ago, the Mission Child Care Consortium, a go-to for working class families needing a place to watch…

3 years ago

Nonprofit buys building to continue services amid housing crisis

HealthRIGHT 360 may not be a huge household name in The City, but its profile is about to get a…

3 years ago

Embattled co-working space makes appeal to stay in Chinatown

A Zoning Administrator’s hearing was the battleground this week in the intense debate over whether co-working space 1920C can remain…

3 years ago

Physician in SF civil trial calls frozen embryos “priceless”

The ex-wife in a controversial civil trial over frozen embryos testified Thursday, maintaining her physician experience led her to believe…

3 years ago

Ex-husband testifies in first day of SF court battle over frozen embryos

A trial that will likely set a precedent on cases involving divorcees at odds on the fate of their frozen…

3 years ago

Trial opening in SF divorcees’ frozen embryos dispute

San Francisco anesthesiologist Mimi Lee was at the end of several years of aggressive, successful treatments for breast cancer when…

3 years ago

New SFGH building on pace for May opening

Eight years in the making, the new San Francisco General Hospital and Trauma Center is on budget and scheduled to…

3 years ago