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Saga and assassination of Chinatown’s ‘Little Pete’

On the south side of Washington Street, just above Waverly Place and directly across from Ross Alley in the heart of Chinatown, stands a four-story brick building whose ground floor is now occupied by the Superior Trading Co. Like all … Continue reading

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San Francisco Mayor Signs Quake Retrofit Law

advertisement Tenant advocates and property managers in San Francisco’s hyperactive real estate market are fretting about new earthquake safety rules that will spike the cost of repairing older buildings and ultimately increase monthly rents.   On the anniversary of the … Continue reading

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San Francisco real estate developer approaches a sideline business with relish

Jim Gardner Managing Editor- San Francisco Business Times Email  | Twitter  | Google+  | LinkedIn Some real estate developers collect yachts. Others dabble in winemaking, heli-skiing or competitive cycling. Jesse Herzog sells hot dogs. A vice president of development for Avant Housing and … Continue reading

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Municipal Railway celebrates 100 years

The San Francisco Municipal Railway is celebrating its 100th birthday Friday by giving its customers a present – free rides for one and all. The free rides are a contrast to the Muni’s first day of operation on Dec. 28, … Continue reading

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In 2012, the Bay Area Was No. 1 (and 3 and 9)

The New York Times cited the Fox Theater when it included Oakland on its list of 45 place to go in 2012. Photo by Pete Hottelet/Flickr. We’re No. 1! And No. 3! Also No. 9! As one of the biggest … Continue reading

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