Balmy Alley in The Mission is covered in brightly colored murals which delight visitors. For the last year, the “Mayor of Balmy”, artist Andrés Rojo, has been navigating the legal system after he was evicted by his landlord. Last week, Rojo lost his legal battle and has less than 40
In an increasingly uncertain world, the conventions of yesteryear begin to falter. In 2022, when nearly a third of the American workforce earns less than $15 an hour, the notion of securing stable employment and purchasing a home to populate with your very own nuclear family seems almost quaint in its
This goes out to all the dreamers who have dreamt of permanent creative maker spaces in the Bay Area. While the fabric of The Bay Area’s artistic communities has repeatedly been at risk of being pushed out, a newly formed space called Seaport Studios in Richmond is here to stay.
The s**t is hitting the fan over at The Oakland Cannery since our story about unsafe living conditions broke just last week. KQED published an article this week about the industrial generators creating unsafe living conditions and put pressure on the city. Turns out, the noise made by the press
An East Oakland landmark, The Oakland Cannery, has been the topic of many articles regarding evictions they have been facing for the past 6 years. This July, the Cannery residents will go into settlement court with their landlords, Colorado-based cannabis investment firm Green Sage LLC. If they can’t reach an
If you’re hankering for a cookie fix, look no further than Troop 6000’s Girl Scout cookies. Troop 6000 is a Girl Scout program designed to serve houseless girls in the New York City Shelter System. The troop meets weekly in shelters across the city, led by community volunteers and women
The full superlative is a bit of a mouthful: the-highest-percentage-of-middle-income-below-market-rate-units-included-in-a-market-rate-building, in San Francisco’s history. Potential renters could submit applications to the housing lottery on DAHLIA, SF Housing’s Portal up until Dec. 2, 2021. As listed on the portal, qualifying incomes range from $54,192 for a single person household up to
“712 Hayes” is a series of six episodes by Mustafa Shaikh about living in San Francisco in the 2010’s. If you’re a long-time resident of San Francisco in your 30s, there’s a decent chance you’ve been to a party of his at 712 Hayes. Without further adieu, here’s the first