S U C K

"a fish, a barrel, and a smoking gun"
for 7 July 1999. Updated every WEEKDAY.
 
 

Filler 7.7.99



YUPPIE SCUM SAY: "DIE YUPPIE SCUM!"

"They are young, successful, fun-loving professionals who like to live in lofts, wear baseball caps and drive sport utility vehicles — and they are scaring the hell out of old-time San Franciscans."


 

"Buoyed by the bullish stock market and the ongoing Silicon Valley boom, yuppies are moving here in droves, looking for the good life."


 

"Across the city, the onslaught is raising fears that San Francisco's last working-class neighborhoods are about to disappear beneath a tidal wave of martini bars and bistros."


 

"The final battleground, some say, is the Mission district, a gritty, heavily Latino neighborhood on the east side of town that, until a few years ago, made headlines mostly for the drug deals and gang wars going down on its streets."


 



Next ... Yuppies ruin boutique multiculturalism for the rest of us!

 
 
 
 
 


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