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from Melanie Young, KALW – Crosscurrents (via PRX.org) At the Telegraph Hill Neighborhood Center, two dozen residents of North Beach come on a recent Tuesday night to hear from neighbors who have experienced evictions. The state’s Ellis Act allows landlords to withdraw from the rental market and evict their tenants. North Beach has one of the City’s highest Ellis eviction rates.  Read the full description.Read More
news and ideas from writers around the San Francisco Bay Area this week, curated and edited by Mark Gould Republished to the new good.is platform from YouTube by Thrash Lab: Video: (Empty America) What San Francisco Would Look Like Without Humans. This is both a very beautiful and a kind of creepy, the good kind of creepy, video (as it is intended) … in the sense that it makes the hair on the back of your neck stand up; Imagine the world with no people, that’s what Thrash Lab doesRead More
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Posted On November 16, 2012By SFsthetikIn Art, Culture, News, People, San Francisco, Street Art

SFsthetik: San Francisco Art Notes

  San Francisco 49er Tight End Vernon Davis is Finally Following his Artistic Heart via Yahoo Growing up as he did in a tough Washington, D.C., neighborhood, San Francisco 49ers tight end Vernon Davis had artistic interests and talents that were sidetracked by living a hard life on tough streets. Davis avoided art classes in high school, because he thought that his classmates would judge him. “I figured that if I took up art classes, people would look at me differently,” Davis recently told Yahoo! Sports. “I wanted to beRead More
The cover of the October 17, 2011, issue of The New Yorker: Read more http://www.newyorker.com/online/blogs/newsdesk/2011/10/steve-jobs-new-yorker-cover.html#ixzz1aEpszDJH    Read More

Posted On May 28, 2010By SFsthetikIn Media, News

SfSthetik: This week in local news

via The Huffington Post Hugo Chavez Launches A BLOG Shortly After Joining Twitter (CARACAS, Venezuela)  Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez has launched a new website and has starting blogging in an attempt to expand his online presence. Chavez said he set up the official site that debuted Tuesday partly to combat people using the Internet to spread falsehoods. Chavez’s Twitter account lists more than 435,000 followers. Full Story at Huffington Post. via Engadget: The next Apple TV Revealed: Cloud Storage, an iPhone App, and a $99 price tag: If you thoughtRead More