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Sylvia Smith of San Francisco is facing eviction. (CBS)

Grandmother In Rent-Controlled Apartment Accused Of Dealing Drugs By New San Francisco Landlord

A 70-year-old grandmother is fighting to stay in her rent-controlled apartment in San Francisco’s Mission District after a new landlord accused her of buying drugs for neighbors.

03/10/2015

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Economist Says More Bay Area Market-Rate Housing Needed, Not A Moratorium

Several Bay Area cities are considering a freeze on residential construction except for affordable housing. But at a Bay Area Council forum on the idea, a leading economist said that’s exactly the wrong response to the housing crisis.

02/27/2015

San Francisco Police on the scene of an officer-involved shooting near 26th Street and Folsom in the Mission District on February 26, 2015. (CBS)

Police Shoot, Kill Robbery Suspect Carrying Knife In San Francisco’s Mission District

San Francisco police are investigating a Thursday night officer-involved shooting in the Mission District that left a robbery suspect dead.

02/27/2015

(The Lexington Club)

Newsom’s Restaurant Group Group Buys, Closes Famed SF Lesbian Bar ‘The Lexington Club’

The Mission District’s beloved lesbian bar, The Lexington Club announced an official closure date and the sale to the PlumpJack Group.

02/25/2015

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Crucified ‘Cheetos Jesus’ Parody On SF Muni Bus Stop Raises Eyebrows, Ire

A San Francisco Muni bus stop “advertisement” in the Mission District depicts Chester Cheetah as Jesus, drawn hanging from a rough sketch of a cross with the words, “He Died For Our Snacks.”

02/25/2015

Borderlands Books in San Francisco. (CBS)

Facing Closure, Memberships Help Keep Borderlands Books In San Francisco Afloat

A struggling San Francisco bookstore slated for closure because of the rise in the minimum wage, will get to stay open thanks to an infusion of cash.

02/23/2015

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Crews Battle 3-Alarm Fire In San Francisco’s Mission District

A 3-alarm fire spread to two buildings in the city’s Mission District.

02/21/2015

The San Francisco Police Department logo (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

2 Shot In San Francisco’s Mission District

San Francisco police are searching for a suspect who shot two males in the Mission District Wednesday evening during an argument, leaving them with life-threatening injuries.

02/18/2015

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San Francisco Writer Raises Over $160K For Mission District Apartment Fire Victims

A San Francisco writer has raised over $150,000 for victims of a massive apartment fire in the city’s Mission District.

02/09/2015

Graffiti on the wall of Salumeria restaurant in San Francisco. (Rob Angermuller)

Upscale Restaurants In San Francisco’s Mission District Tagged With Anti-Gentrification Graffiti

Two upscale restaurants in San Francisco’s Mission District were tagged this week with racially charged, anti-gentrification graffiti.

02/05/2015

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