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Saving Small Business

By Joel P. Engardio

Everyone can name a favorite neighborhood business that makes San Francisco special. Places like Shaws candy in West Portal or Lucca Ravioli in the Mission. Tech companies like Stripe probably don’t come to mind. But all these businesses have something in common: they stopped doing business here.

It’s important to note they closed or left during boom times. They weren’t victims…

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Joel Engardio

Joel Engardio

Forward-thinking + pragmatic Democrat, civil liberties advocate, award-winning journalist, Westside SF homeowner. My local views at www.engardio.com/issues

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