gentrification

Hundreds of protesters gather at San Francisco's City Hall asking lawmakers for a moratorium on evictions and luxury-priced housing development in the Mission District. (Mike Koozmin/2015 S.F. Examiner)

SF planning director calls gentrification ‘undeniable, and of serious concern’

The head of the Planning Department acknowledged in a letter Friday the…

 

The high cost of living in The City makes it difficult for creative people to stay. (Courtesy Deb Leal)

Gentrification heartbreak in San Francisco

Every time I walk up to the Lower Haight, my heart hurts…

 

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Nonprofit serving homeless youths finds new home with city-assisted lease

Rob Gitin has spent the past 18 years counseling homeless youths in…

 

Protesters block two buses, transporting workers to Facebook and Yahoo in Silicon Valley, at the corner of Valencia and 24th streets on Tuesday. (Emma Chiang/Special to S.F. Examiner)

SFMTA to consider changes to ‘Google bus’ program

The future of the “Google bus” program may no longer include the…

Protesters block two buses, transporting workers to Facebook and Yahoo in Silicon Valley, at the corner of Valencia and 24th streets on Tuesday. (Emma Chiang/Special to S.F. Examiner)
(Mike Koozmin/S.F. Examiner)

City Hall 2015: dominated by housing crisis, capped off by political change

San Francisco’s City Hall has said goodbye to another year of rising…

(Mike Koozmin/S.F. Examiner)
The Mission district could lose 8,000 Latino residents in the next decade, a new report from the budget analyst. (Michael Ares/Special to the S.F. Examiner)

Report: Mission District to lose 8,000 Latino residents in next decade

San Francisco's Mission District will see a massive drop in the number…

The Mission district could lose 8,000 Latino residents in the next decade, a new report from the budget analyst. (Michael Ares/Special to the S.F. Examiner)
A stroll down to Musee Mechanique at Fisherman's Wharf features long-ago refugees from the now defunct Playland at the Beach.. (Eric Risberg/2012 AP)

Finding unchanged San Francisco spots for a ‘gentrification oasis’

Sometimes, you just have to reconnect. I was reminded of this a…

A stroll down to Musee Mechanique at Fisherman's Wharf features long-ago refugees from the now defunct Playland at the Beach.. (Eric Risberg/2012 AP)
Three San Francisco Unified School District schools in Chinatown will receive plaques early next year to celebrate Chinese contributions to San Francisco and education. (Eric Risberg/AP)

Chinatown tries to cope with citywide boom

For a century and a half, San Francisco’s Chinatown, the nation’s oldest,…

Three San Francisco Unified School District schools in Chinatown will receive plaques early next year to celebrate Chinese contributions to San Francisco and education. (Eric Risberg/AP)
Many community members remain concerned about the high cost of housing in The City and evictions. Hundreds have made their voices heard at SF City Hall. GABRIELLE LURIE/SPECIAL TO THE EXAMINER.

Clock ticking on whether to put Mission housing moratorium on November ballot

With time running out to place the Mission market-rate housing moratorium on…

Many community members remain concerned about the high cost of housing in The City and evictions. Hundreds have made their voices heard at SF City Hall. GABRIELLE LURIE/SPECIAL TO THE EXAMINER.
Mike Koozmin/S.F. Examiner file photoSupervisor David Campos speaks to a supporter of his housing moratorium proposal for the Mission

Limited land supply drives Mission housing moratorium

There is a lot of buildup over the Board of Supervisors vote…

Mike Koozmin/S.F. Examiner file photoSupervisor David Campos speaks to a supporter of his housing moratorium proposal for the Mission
Courtesy of the Federal Reserve of San FranciscoThe City had a net loss of about 30

Low-wage workers might make more in SF, but housing costs are still out of reach

San Francisco's high minimum wage — it reached $11.05 in January and…

Courtesy of the Federal Reserve of San FranciscoThe City had a net loss of about 30
Mike Koozmin/THe S.f. ExaminerA Rec and Park Commission meeting Thursday was packed following a viral video in which tech workers argued with neighborhood kids over who could play soccer at Mission Playground.

In wake of viral video, permit rules changed at SF’s Mission Playground

A week after a video depicting an argument over a Mission district…

Mike Koozmin/THe S.f. ExaminerA Rec and Park Commission meeting Thursday was packed following a viral video in which tech workers argued with neighborhood kids over who could play soccer at Mission Playground.
Mike Koozmin/The S.F. ExaminerGum Gee Lee and Poon Heung Lee stand in the doorway of the Jackson Street home where they've raised seven children and which they will soon be forced to leave. The family

Catholic Diocese enters Mission gentrification debate — as landlord

A pair of small businesses on 24th Street catering to The City's…

Mike Koozmin/The S.F. ExaminerGum Gee Lee and Poon Heung Lee stand in the doorway of the Jackson Street home where they've raised seven children and which they will soon be forced to leave. The family