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.
The program provides neighborhood businesses with grants of up to $2,000.
The fund would require landlords and small businesses to work out a deal on remaining back rent.
Prop H, designed to streamline small-business permitting, is not making a big impact. Some policymakers and business lobbyists say further reform is needed.
City Grazing’s herd of 100 goats provides sustainable land management through goat grazing.