Just like we were shocked to find out San Francisco was voted the best spot for trick or treating in the nation, we are equally surprised to learn that we are only No. 4 on the list of most expensive places to live in the United States. But since we like to be No. 1, even if when it doesn't flatter ... More >>
Pulling a fast one?Mayor Ed Lee is pushing through last-minute legislation today that would let the city borrow $70 million for redevelopment spending. And that's one way to end-run Gov. Jerry Brown's plan to strip cities of redevelopment agencies.The money would be used to help build out t ... More >>
Ken TaylorDaVinciEasily the most surprising and refreshing hip-hop record to come out of the Bay Area this year is the first album from DaVinci, The Day the Turf Stood Still. Not only did that record revitalize this writer's faith in local hip-hop, but praise for the massive debut has come f ... More >>
If you had 1:35 a.m. in your Lennar Hunters Point Naval Shipyard pool as the hour the Board of Supervisors would vote on the massive project -- you're the big winner. The board approved the gargantuan redevelopment plan by an 8-3 vote this morning following at least 10 hours of meetings and oft-i ... More >>
This week, Phillip Mlynar wrote about Fillmore rapper DaVinci, whose "What You Finna Do" focuses on gentrification in the hood where he was raised.
As the gloomy beat kicks in, DaVinci starts to rap, eventually coining his update on the situation: "Down the corner of the street used to be the s ... More >>
Francisco BarradasCLG Thai Cafe was evicted so fast they apparently didn't have time to take down its sign. The Mexican restaurant that took its place is now following them out the door. Sounds like it's time for another protest in the Mission.Mission hipsters against gentrification of the Mission h ... More >>