“The San Francisco Board of Supervisors introduced new legislation this week that would make it easier to establish specially protected cultural districts in the city. The bill’s sponsors hope it will help slow the tide of gentrification in traditional ethnic enclaves.

“In an emailed statement Tuesday morning, District Nine’s Hillary Ronen (whose jurisdiction includes the Mission District) said, “Everyone agrees that gentrification is killing the very thing that makes us special. If we lose these neighborhoods for good, then we lose San Francisco.”

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