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Your latest SF gentrification soundtrack: Cold Beat, Thee Oh Sees, Violent Change, and more

June 25, 2014
Is San Francisco doomed?  The legendary SF punk band Crime said so 35 years ago on their album San Francisco's Doomed. Yet with tech...

Jerry Garcia Street

This spring, me and the missus brought our kids up to the City from LA for the first time, via Big Sur, Monterey and...

This Ain’t The Summer Of Love

Recently, I came across this great series from 1995 on YouTube, "Dancing In The Streets--the History of Rock and Roll". Ten episodes from the...

Can we have cool new additions without gentrifying the Mission?

February 19, 2013
Do livability and gentrification go hand-in-hand? In other words, as you improve a neighborhood like the Valencia Street corridor with bike lanes, wide sidewalks,...

Editorial: The flight from San Francisco

April 10, 2012
EDITORIAL There is no simple free-market solution to gentrification and displacement. There's no way a crowded city like San Francisco can simply rely on the...