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  1. Databricks Aims To Become The Platform For Big DataRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Forbes.com

    ... has led to numerous new hires. In anticipation of continued growth, the company has secured a prime new space in the SOMA district of San Francisco with over 15,000 square feet - triple the size of the previous office in Berkeley. The new location ...

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  2. Resource Furniture Poised To Transform San Francisco LivingRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | PRWeb

    We consider Resource Furniture to be leaders in the field, and we are thrilled to welcome them to our hometown of San Francisco," said Michela O'Connor Abrams, Dwell President and CEO. Resource Furniture, named "The biggest retailer in the multifunctional space in the U.S." by The Wall Street Journal, is bringing their expertise in smart living to a stunning new space in San Francisco's SOMA design district.

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  3. Proposed rent increases spark uproar over housing policiesRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | Synapse

    An announcement from campus Housing Services that it would increase rental rates by one-third for long-term residents had some ready to protest last week before school administrators ultimately vetoed the recommendation. The increase was one of several proposed solutions to housing shortages being recommended by the Housing Advisory Committee.

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  4. On the Racked: Lyft Driver Style; Saint Laurent Expands; FAMSF's...Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Curbed

    SoMa - How do boutique fitness businesses strike a balance between ClassPass and community? We turn to Avant-Barre's Nini Gueco to find out. MISSION - Local designer Melissa Fleis has swapped San Francisco for LA's Studio City because being an artist in San Francisco is increasingly impractical.

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  5. Matt Gonzalez's 'Deriv : Situationist Encounter in San...Read the original story

    Wednesday | SFGate

    The collage-based work of Matt Gonzalez includes discarded paper products, ads, distressed packaging and other sources of inspiration that he finds floating about as he walks around San Francisco. These works are at the heart of a new exhibition of pieces at the Dolby Chadwick Gallery, titled "Derive: Situationist Encounter in San Francisco."

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  6. CA: Mission Developer Puts 90 Units of Affordable Housing in ProposalRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Mass Transit

    A developer proposing a 330-unit housing complex at the 16th Street BART Station - derided by critics as "the monster in the Mission" - has agreed to fund the creation of 90 units of affordable housing and build a new playground for the adjacent Marshall Elementary School. Maximus Real Estate Partners said in a statement it would include 41 for-sale, below-market-rate condos at 1979 Mission St., as well as pay $12.3 million into the city's affordable housing fund.

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  7. Mission developer puts 90 units of affordable housing in proposalRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | SFGate

    A developer proposing a 330-unit housing complex at the 16th Street BART Station - derided by critics as "the monster in the Mission" - has agreed to fund the creation of 90 units of affordable housing and build a new playground for the adjacent Marshall Elementary School . Maximus Real Estate Partners said in a statement it would include 41 for-sale, below-market-rate condos at 1979 Mission St., as well as pay $12.3 million into the city's affordable housing fund.

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  8. Closures and Even Some Drama: Sinbad's, RuchiRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Tablehopper

    ... like Sinbad's, you don't go down without a fight. 141 The Embarcadero, at Pier 2, 415-781-2555. In December, Ruchi in SoMa closed, so that the owner could spend more time raising her two children. However, it has reopened under new ownership, and ...

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  9. Schumann and SoundBox Highlight Next S.F. Symphony SeasonRead the original story

    Tuesday | SF Classical Voice

    ... John Adams' The Wound Dresser, with baritone Thomas Hampson, and the first SF Symphony performances of Jukka Tiensuu's Soma and Guillaume Connesson's A Glimmer in the Age of Darkness. As with any season this long and expansive, there's plenty for ...

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  10. Whole Foods Is 'Seriously Considering' Dropping CDsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Stories

    ... opportunities are probably more lucrative, according to one supplier to Whole Foods. For example, the Whole Foods in SoMa in San Francisco (pictured) doesn't even sell CDs, despite a large, last-minute selection for waiting buyers. While in queue, ...

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  11. How, and why, public art enriches our urban landscapeRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 3 | SFGate

    Visit one short stretch of Market Street and you'll come away convinced that San Francisco's public art scene these days is all over the map. At 10th and Market there's a pocket plaza of granite outcrops with cartographic carvings at your feet.

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  12. All the Single Ladies: Mapping the Geography of Singlehood in San FranciscoRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 3 | Curbed

    Last month we marveled at the sometimes stark gender divides that show up in maps of singlehood across the United States, in which-from the 10,000-foot view, at least-single men tend to dominate on the West Coast and all the single ladies put their hands up in the east. Now, it turns out that some of the same gender divides that show up among US singletons are also present when you zoom in on the neighborhood level , according to an interactive map from the folks at Visualizing NYC.

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  13. San Francisco Penthouse Under Construction Seeking a Record $49 MillionRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 3 | Wall Street Journal

    The roughly 15,000-square-foot unit is in the Lumina, a two-tower project that is generating sales from the booming tech industry A roughly 15,000-square-foot penthouse apartment in an under-construction tower in San Francisco is listing for $49 million, a price that may set a residential real-estate record for the city. Located on the 41st and 42nd floors of one of two new towers collectively called the Lumina, the unit will have 20-foot-tall ceilings in parts of the apartment along a curvilinear wall of glass overlooking the Bay Bridge.

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  14. Apartment REITs: The Right Places At The Right TimeRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 3 | Seeking Alpha

    ... the recent supply/demand imbalance. One of the most visible signs of the changing environment in San Francisco is the SoMa submarket. The "South of Market Street" submarket is bordered by Market Street to the North, Highway 101 to the East, and 16th ...

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  15. Space-Saving Rotator Rod featured in New California Student Housing ProjectRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 3 | PRWeb

    ... Lowes, and RotatorRod.com. CAA's student housing project is located at 1321 Mission Street in San Francisco's popular SoMa neighborhood, across the street from Twitter Headquarters.

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  16. Legendary San Francisco Drag Queens Buy a Nightclub and Present "Sex and the City LIVE!"Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 3 | PR.com

    ... people behind the sold-out runs of the show over the last four years are back, but now they're in the sparkling new SoMA cabaret show palace, Oasis, and they own it. It is not every day that drag queens open a club, and these are not just any drag ...

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  17. Tracing the Origins of San Francisco's GentrificationRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 2 | Hyperallergic

    Janet Delaney, "Helen and her Husband at the Helen Cafe, 480 6th Street" You might call the South of Market area in San Francisco the cradle of gentrification. Since the tech scene's boom, the neighborhood has become a hub for affluent young professionals tweeting away in the offices of companies like Airbnb and Wired .

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  18. Cracking the codeRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 2 | The Washington Post

    At Hampton Creek, a San Francisco-based company that develops plant-based substitutes for eggs, researcher Ben Roche assesses a work in progress. In San Francisco's South of Market area, where tech start-ups sprout like edible weeds, three former fine-dining chefs with a molecular gastronomy bent are peering intently into a frying pan.

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  19. 'Home Street Home' review: Musical could be a hit with someRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Mar 1 | SFGate

    ... coeur. Co-creators Fat Mike ( Michael John Burkett of the punk band NOFX), the "Dominant, fetish movie star" Goddess Soma and lyricist Jeff Marx (of "Avenue Q") make no secret of their debt to "Rent" and such rock-driven successors as "American ...

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  20. This San Francisco bar is a gamer's paradiseRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 27 | SFGate

    ... a bar, after all. Every Tuesday and Thursday night, roughly 450 people crowd into a loft-like bar in San Francisco's SoMa District for "SF Game Night." Hosted by Showdown , an alternative entertainment production company, the semiweekly event ...

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