Posts Tagged ‘San Francisco’
SF weather has been so mellow that the National Weather Service said the last time any substantial rain fell was on April 4.
Joe Montana ripped the city of San Francisco for making “a terrible effort” to keep the team in The City.
After severe backlash, startup tech guy Peter Shih apologizes for his “idiotic and childish” blog post about San Francisco.
The “High Jumper Bandits” and the “Up Close Bandit” have combined to rob a half-dozen banks in San Francisco.
Former Supervisor Ed Jew — convicted of bribery and extortion during his brief time in office — is out of federal prison.
A bicyclist who hit and killed an elderly man as he walked through a crosswalk will avoid any jail time in a plea deal.
Legions of harried commuters will get a Fourth of July break, but revelers seeking fireworks may be stymied by traffic.
An “excessive heat warning” stays in place inland through Wednesday, though a marine layer is cooling down the coast.
It’s going to be hot this weekend. If you want to avoid the heat, stay in San Francisco or remain along the coast.
A study by the American College of Sports Medicine ranks the Bay Area as the fourth healthiest region in the United States.
This fall’s San Francisco voter guide will swell to whopping 500 pages and cost an estimated $1.8 million to print.
While numerous California cities have been hit hard by the effects of the recession, the Bay Area seems to be bouncing back just fine.
An eight-year struggle to build a skatepark under the Central Freeway in SOMA is finally coming to fruition.
Residents across the Bay have a glass-half-empty view when it comes to how their city is being run.
The City is finally ready to put money in the pockets of the 46 homeowners and businesses flooded with rain and sewage in 2003 and 2004.
Amid more protest and debate, CCSF trustees signed off on a report detailing changes made at the troubled school.
A new app allows iPhone users to stream live video of any public space, any time from anywhere.
This week The City was all about a different type of awards ceremony — one that handed out bronze Piggy Awards.
One hundred years ago this month, the lights went out at midnight and thousands of revelers mourned the passing of the “Paris of America.”
San Francisco tied L.A. for second place on a list detailing U.S. cities with the worst traffic.
The City received a letter from the U.S. Olympic Committee to gauge its interest in hosting the 2024 games.
Because of The City’s lack of low-income housing, 47 percent of ex-offenders are left to live on the streets.
As if San Francisco housing and gas prices weren’t enough, BART officials proposed fare and parking increases this week.
Open up your wallets, because funding for the international sailing competition has fallen $20 million short.
A report released Tuesday indicates that Silicon Valley is not only returning, but exceeding the heyday of dot-com boom job growth.
Concerned CCSF faculty, staff and students are meeting tonight at City College’s Mission Campus on Valencia to help rescue public higher education in San Francisco.
Recent concerns raised about San Francisco’s renewable energy program, CleanPowerSF, shows that going green isn’t always easy — or cheap.
Bay to Breakers organizers are scrambling to find a new sponsor after Zazzle pulled its funding from the infamous event.
SFMTA slaps a hefty $200 million price tag on their ambitious new bike plans.
Vanilla the cat — thought long-gone from Sausalito eight years ago — was reunited with his owners in San Francisco.
The Chinatown Neighborhood Association is suing the state of California for its shark fin ban, arguing that it unfairly attacks Chinese culture.
Willie Brown is no Michael Bauer, but he knows his pickle jars and a “good” burger when he sees one.
For four days in May, rally car driver Ken Block turned San Francisco into a personal rally racing course.
Kona Gurion surveyed the crowd at SoMa StrEat Food and plunked down at a table: “This place is rockin’.”
It’s not your imagination: More riders means Muni, BART and AC Transit are indeed more packed than last year.
The scrub jay, a bird common to the Bay Area, may be packing up to find a new, quieter home.
A witness assumed 91-year-old Yee-Shui Mar fell from the window of her apartment building as she tried to hang clothes.
While new superintendent Richard Carranza was a favorite with the Board of Education, he may face some trouble winning over the teachers union.
Heading toward the Golden Gate Bridge this weekend? Your trip may be a slow one due to Doyle Drive construction.
Low-income youth will ride Muni for free starting in August, but Sunday drivers will need to feed parking meters to help pay for it.
Wily coyotes have prompted Golden Gate Park officials to bar dogs from certain areas, starting today.
It might sound like a joke, but the SFMTA says it is working to make slow transit and grueling wait times a thing of the past.
A judge ruled the denial of benefits for a same-sex spouse was unconstitutional. But that’s not the end of the story.
Dressing goats in ladies’ underwear has caught the ire of anti-panty protests in the Bay Area.
The Golden Gate Bridge’s less glamorous cousin has a big birthday coming up too.
San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee had given Sheriff Ross Mirkarimi until 5 p.m. today to resign.
The SF Sheriff accused of domestic violence against his wife has been granted limited visitation with his two-year-old son.
If you’re feeling a little glum, a walk down the streets of San Francisco might just cheer you up.
Just in time for the America’s Cup, San Francisco and four cities in Silicon Valley will launch the region’s first bike-share system.
San Francisco received the go-ahead this week to proceed with the $1.6 billion, 1.7 mile Central Subway.
If you’re anything like me, you’re wondering what to do with that withered green thing in your living room that used to be your Christmas tree.
In a new quality of living survey conducted by Mercer, San Francisco rated among the best cities in the world.
The folks at San Francisco International Airport expect a record number of travelers during next week’s Thanksgiving holiday.
A resurgence of Web startups is once again taking over The City’s South of Market neighborhood.