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Chris Hambrick

Here in the Bay Area, rents are rising, and housing inventory is shrinking. It’s forcing many here to decide -- either you have to leave the area completely, or you have to get creative about your housing situation.

Duboce Triangle neighborhood opposes new Starbucks

May 8, 2013
Flickr user K. Todd Storch

With 18,000 locations worldwide, and 11,000 in the U.S., Americans love their Starbucks. San Francisco is no exception – there are nearly 80 locations in the city and the coffee giant is in talks with city officials about adding yet another store in the city’s iconic Castro district.

The neighborhood at the edge of the earth, where streetcars turn away from the wind, was once a dangerous place.