Dozens of dispensaries across the Bay Area were affected by the organized robberies that swept through the region in recent weeks.
Some Union Square merchants questioned the efficacy of the city’s approach to deterring crime over the holidays, which includes restricting cars and an amped-up police presence.
The program is one of several efforts to bring back conventions and tourism to San Francisco’s deserted downtown core.
It’s been two years since Bayview grocery store Duc Loi’s Pantry shuttered its doors. Now the empty 14,000-square-foot space may be resurrected as a ‘food empowerment market.’
Some merchants are celebrating a cautious return to normalcy, while others are disenchanted over seeming inconsistencies in the city’s ever-changing health codes.
In its effort to fight filth, San Francisco spends $96 million a year on street cleaning. We spent a morning with one of the teams on the frontlines.
Despite a devastating eighteen months, merchants in San Francisco’s downtown are holding out hope for recovery—and calling for help.
With up to $637 million in unpaid commercial rent, S.F. landlords and business tenants may have a bumpy road ahead in figuring out who will pay.
San Francisco small businesses owe as much as $637 million in back rent as of August, and it’s unclear who will foot the bill.
San Francisco health officials say they will revise mask restrictions as soon as they can, but that’s small comfort to struggling downtown merchants.