Surviving In A Sea Of Wealth: San Francisco’s Tenderloin Endures Change, Protects Housing, And Looks To The Future
Randy Shaw, executive director for the Tenderloin Housing Clinic, talks about the district’s history, how it got it’s name, what led up to its seedy reputation and how it deals with gentrification while protecting housing.
The surging cost of rental housing has squeezed a rising proportion of U.S. families since the Great Recession struck in 2007.
Some Mountain View residents fear Google is changing the face of their city. Those concerns could peak they see the architectural plans for Google’s proposed expansion of its headquarters.
Bernal Heights, once home to artists and blue-collar workers is now “the hottest zip code in town.” David Talbot says that’s a bad thing and blames the techies who moved in.
In Oakland, unemployment is down, but still high. Homicides are down, but home invasions spiked. Now, questions about affordability are creeping into the conversations about Oakland.
Outrage about a soccer field confrontation at Mission Playground between Dropbox tech workers and Latino youth has prompted San Francisco’s top park official to change the policy about permits and fees to use the field.
A caught-on-camera dispute between some tech industry employees and a group of teens at a the San Francisco Mission Playground soccer field has sparked calls for change in San Francisco Park’s and Recreation policies.
VIDEO: Soccer Field Reservation Flap Pits SF Neighbors Against Dropbox Techies In Caught-On-Camera Quarrel
A incident captured on camera that quickly went viral depicts the increasingly acrimonious relations between long-time San Francisco residents and the newly rich techies encroaching on their neighborhods, as a group of Dropbox employees who reserved a soccer field using a new city-sponsored app try to get a group of kids using the field to move.
Oakland’s Uptown District has been a petri dish for transformation, turning areas struggling with blight into a re-surged community that’s now recognized as one of the nation’s 10 greatest neighborhoods.
About 30 tenants of a San Francisco Mission District-apartment building say they’re being unfairly evicted and didn’t have proper warning to do anything about it in court.