As costs of living continue to climb in San Francisco, many artists are finding the city to be an increasingly difficult place for them to live, work and create. Queer artist collective Feyboy recently moved to Oakland.
The Opportunity Center serves the unhoused populations of Palo Alto, East Palo Alto and Menlo Park, with affordable housing and supportive services like hot breakfasts and a clothing closet of donated items.
Palo Alto’s “second downtown” will soon experience a makeover, with a major renovation project that includes expanding sidewalks and reducing traffic lanes. But some business owners fear getting priced-out.