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Sad Francisco

Jan 7, 2023

Eight years after a fatal fire in the Mission District, there's still a blank space where dozens of people, a Latinx market, and a Popeyes Louisiana Kitchen once existed. We follow up on what many people at the time suggested was "the perfect crime."

On assignment in the Silicon Desert, Christen Cioffi (Twitter: @jfchrist_) declares landlords unfit for human habitation decisions.

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San Francisco is Burning in GQ by Jon Ronson

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