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Plans for a six-story apartment building at Divisadero and Oak Street are now a wash, as the developer has surrendered the property back to the previous owners of Touchless Car Wash.
Queer Black twin sisters Melonie Green and Melorra Green named community Grand Marshals for SF Pride 51, with more Grand Marshals to be named next week.
For the 91st holiday season in a row, the gigantic Monterey cypress tree at Stanyan and Fell Streets still dazzles as San Francisco‘s ‘official’ Christmas tree.
"Now, the spirit has to come to you through Zoom," says one minister.
"People don’t seem to understand with what frequency [non-criminal] legal issues arise for marginalized people," explains the founder of the growing legal nonprofit.
After being asked to vacate a city-owned space, the homelessness nonprofit is seeking funds to equip its new home in the Western Addition.
"[Recognition as a Legacy Business] is a way to thank our original founders for their hard work," executive director Steve Ishii said.
An SFPD officer founded a nonprofit that offers area high schoolers a chance to travel internationally.
Ms. Jane Smith, a 99-year-old member of the church's congregation, attended the signing ceremony.
The church has served the city's African-American community since it was founded more than 160 years ago.
Until a new name is selected, the space will simply be known as "Embarcadero Plaza."
A hearing on Tuesday will determine the fate of 99-year-old Iris Canada, who's lived in the Lower Haight since the 1940s.
Keep an eye out for actor Danny Glover in the Lower Haight today: The local movie star is stopping in at Two Jack's Nik's Place (401 Haight St.) to shoot a campaign video in support of Bernie Sanders.