Joaquin Escobar, a produce store owner in San Francisco's southernmost neighborhood, Visitacion Valley, has been waiting for a city-backed economic revival to take hold in the area's shopping district since he opened in 2006.Read more at SFGate
Chances are he'll have to wait a while longer.
"Business is up and down here more than a lot of neighborhoods in the city," said Escobar, who opened La Loma Produce #2 on Leland Avenue as part of a publicly funded program to attract businesses. "When there's unemployment, the neighborhood feels it really hard because we have a lot of laborers and blue-collar people."
Sunday, January 30, 2011
Redevelopment key to Visitacion Valley revival - SFGate