The story

The large commercial and residential building at California and Larkin streets that houses the Barleycorn, the Front Room and four residential apartments was sold recently to Ms. Luisa Hanson. Ms. Hanson owns other properties and businesses in the city, notably Luisa's on Union Street.

In her first communication as new owner of the building, Ms. Hanson informed the management of the Barleycorn of her intention to not renew or otherwise negotiate a new lease for either business. This action demonstrates: