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San Francisco Artists Struggle to Stay in City as Housing Costs Skyrocket

March 5, 2014 | 7:00 am

San Francisco Artists Struggle to Stay in City as Housing Costs Skyrocket

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Less expensive cities are offering incentives so they can cultivate their own cultural brands.

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Oakland Artist Crafts Homes for Those Who Have None

February 22, 2014 | 7:00 am

Oakland Artist Crafts Homes for Those Who Have None

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Sculptor builds tiny mobile structures that afford privacy and shelter for some of his neighbors.

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Financial Abuse, Mismanagement Leave Richmond Housing Agency Near Takeover

February 18, 2014 | 12:01 am

Financial Abuse, Mismanagement Leave Richmond Housing Agency Near Takeover

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Executive director spent lavishly, including a $400 meal, as residents’ needs were continually ignored.

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San Francisco Housing Activists Debate Affordability Crisis

February 11, 2014 | 12:13 pm

San Francisco Housing Activists Debate Affordability Crisis

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In weekend tenants’ convention, an anti-speculation idea from the late Harvey Milk is resurrected.

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Yet Another Protest Against Tech Buses as San Francisco Adopts Shuttle Plan

January 21, 2014 | 4:25 pm

Yet Another Protest Against Tech Buses as San Francisco Adopts Shuttle Plan

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Protest blocks buses as city transit board approves plan to formally allow the buses to use Muni stops.

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How Twitter’s Neighbor, the Tenderloin, Resists an Upgrade

January 21, 2014 | 7:00 am

How Twitter’s Neighbor, the Tenderloin, Resists an Upgrade

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Land-use protections, rent controls and a lack of single-family homes constrain development.

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Berkeley Housing Boom: More Than 1,400 New Units Under Way

January 16, 2014 | 11:52 am

Berkeley Housing Boom: More Than 1,400 New Units Under Way

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The rise in downtown construction is raising concerns about the impacts of greater population density.

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Market Street Tenants Sue to Block Eviction

January 10, 2014 | 6:56 pm

Market Street Tenants Sue to Block Eviction

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Low-income residents say landlord wants them out to take advantage of rising property values.

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Bay Area’s Top Stories in 2013: Housing’s Insane, Techies to Blame — and Pray for Rain

December 30, 2013 | 10:00 am

Bay Area’s Top Stories in 2013: Housing’s Insane, Techies to Blame — and Pray for Rain

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Affordable housing, and the lack of it, turns into a cause. Meantime, where’s our wet season?

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Center for S.F.’s Homeless Youth Closing – Loss of  ‘a Space to Just Be OK’

December 23, 2013 | 10:50 am

Center for S.F.’s Homeless Youth Closing – Loss of ‘a Space to Just Be OK’

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Unless there’s a last-minute reprieve, the Haight Street drop-in center will shut down on Christmas Day.

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