“The next year saw the arrival of 826 Valencia, the writing workshop co-founded by author Dave Eggers, at 180 Golden Gate Ave.
Caroline Kangas, stores manager at 826 Valencia, said she and her colleagues were surprised to find that there were 3,000 children in the Tenderloin, many from the wave of Southeast Asian immigration that began in the 1970s…
…’The corner before we moved in was known as ‘pill hill,’’ she said. ‘Through a lot of concerted efforts by our neighbors, and with us moving in, it has really transformed.'”
Our Store Manager Caroline Kangas was interviewed by the San Francisco Business Times for an article on recent development in the Tenderloin. Read the full article here.