At a private meeting on Tuesday, the San Francisco Housing Authority Board of Commissioners fired Henry Alvarez, the agency’s embattled director.
Real estate firms are reporting a record number of Bay Area homes are being bought with cash, making it increasingly difficult for first-time homebuyers to get their offers accepted.
A ceremonial groundbreaking was held in San Francisco for the 61-story Transbay Tower at First and Mission Streets. It will be the tallest building on the West Coast and the focus of the new transportation hub.
Saint Mary’s College of California introduced its new president, Dr. James Donahue, in a special ceremony on Tuesday. He is the first lay person to serve in that position in the college’s 150-year history.
During pupping season the Marin County-based Marine Mammal Center is helping abandoned and sick elephant and harbor seal pups with a “Leave Seals Be” campaign, according to center officials.
A former Bay Area congressman joined surfers in a protest Thursday at a popular beach near Half Moon Bay, calling it an outrage that the landowner is blocking the only road to the public beach.
Bay Area Rapid Transit will begin a week-long pilot project on Monday that will allow riders with bikes access to trains at all times.
With less than six months until the opening of the new eastern span of the Bay Bridge, Caltrans is about to make another construction milestone.
A Congressman from the East Bay co-introduced legislation in Washington on Tuesday that calls for increasing the federal minimum wage to $10.10 an hour.
The crowds that turned out for First Friday in Oakland found tighter rules and a smaller event, following the murder of an 18-year-old student near last month’s festival.