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As part of a partnership with UCSF, select city corner stores — including Surfside Liquors — have become hubs for free PPE.

“The fact that they didn’t need English language skills,” has helped encourage immigrants to open corner stores, says Sunaina Maira, a professor of Asian American Studies at UC Davis who is researching the Yemeni-owned corner stores in the Bay Area.

We are with you, we support you.”The two sides hashed out a deal, and the corner stores joined the strike.

Weekly)Longstanding ChallengesIn the mid 2000s, there was a flurry of legislation targeting corner stores, including moratoria on new establishments selling alcohol in several neighborhoods, and a 2006 ordinance that holds corner stores accountable for crime that happens within a few feet of the storefront.

“We’re working with a lot of the Chinatown merchants, the Black corner stores, the Indian and South Asian corner stores.

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