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Live Like a Local in San Francisco's Mission District

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For those who've traveled within Latin America, the hustle and bustle at the corner of 24th and Mission streets in San Francisco's Mission District might feel familiar. Palm trees swaying overhead, fruit stands piled high, gorgeous murals lining the streets, food carts slinging elote and the constant buzz of activity are reminiscent of the area's Latin roots.
The Mission District is one of the city's oldest neighborhoods; in fact, the oldest building in San Francisco - Mission Dolores , est. 1776 - still stands there. Despite the area's recent influx of young tech entrepreneurs, the...
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The best places to work in tech don't include Silicon Valley or New York

The best places to work in tech don't include Silicon Valley or New York

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Because some of the traditional tech hubs are clustered in the cities with the highest cost of living, like New York or San Francisco, tech salaries no longer go as far as they used to.
In response to the high cost of living in these locations, plenty of nontraditional tech cities have begun to sprout up.
SmartAsset compiled a list of the 10 most affordable tech hubs based on the percentage of the population employed in tech, the average tech salary, the ratio of that salary to others across all fields, the unemployment rate, and the cost of living.
Tech jobs are some...
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San Francisco's housing crisis is so bleak, this startup is reinventing homeschooling so teachers can afford to live where they work

San Francisco's housing crisis is so bleak, this startup is reinventing homeschooling so teachers can afford to live where they work

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In San Francisco's absurd housing market, teachers are struggling to afford to live near where they teach.
A startup called Wonderschool is helping preschool teachers stay in San Francisco by providing them with the framework to set up preschools and daycares out of their homes.
A school operator on Wonderschool earns an average salary of $78,000, which puts them in a better position to pay rent.
Linda Jung's living room has been taken over by five screaming, cheering, playful little children - their toys, their books, and their art. See the rest of the story at Business...
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