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Barbara Taylor

Empty water bottles (Karen Bleier/AFP/Getty Images)

SF Supervisors Propose Ban On Plastic Water Bottle Sales

The sale of plastic water bottles on city property could soon be banned under a proposal introduced Tuesday by a San Francisco supervisor.

12/18/2013

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Interest In Covered California Website Grows; Deadline A Week Away To Be Insured By New Year

With just a week left for Californians to sign up for health insurance to be covered on Jan. 1, the Covered California website has suddenly grown busy.

12/18/2013

A sign is posted outside of the Twitter headquarters on October 25, 2013 in San Francisco. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Bay Area Tech Firms Among Glassdoor’s Best Places To Work, Twitter No. 2

A popular job and career website has placed several prominent Bay Area companies among its list of 50 best places to work in the United States, with three tech companies in the top five.

12/11/2013

San Francisco (USA,CA) - 34th America's Cup - ORACLE Team USA vs Emirates Team New Zealand, Race Day 15

Report Finds America’s Cup Failed To Live Up To Expectations For SF Economy

A new report by the Bay Area Council Economic Institute indicates that the City of San Francisco lost money hosting the America’s Cup.

12/10/2013

An Asiana Airlines Boeing 777 airplane lies burned on the runway after it crash landed at San Francisco International Airport July 6, 2013. (Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

NTSB Releases Agenda For Asiana Flight 214 Hearings

The National Transportation Safety Board has released the agenda for next week’s investigative hearings on Asiana Flight 214.

12/05/2013

New Shelter For Homeless Families Could Be San Jose's Last

San Francisco To Require Proof Of Residency For Shelters

Beginning Dec. 1, San Francisco will require proof of residency for families seeking space in one of the city’s long-term shelters.

11/28/2013

A sign advertising an apartment for rent hangs from a fire escape in front of an apartment building July 8, 2009 in San Francisco, California. As the economy continues to falter, vacancy rates for U.S. apartments have spiked to a twenty two year high of 7.5 percent, just short of the record high of 7.8 percent set in 1986. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

SF Supervisor Proposes 2 New Affordable Options For Tenants

San Francisco Board of Supervisors’ President David Chiu is seeking affordable housing options for tenants with two proposals. One deals with Ellis Act evictions and the other with in-law units.

11/26/2013

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San Francisco City Attorney, Teachers Look To Keep City College Accredited

The city of San Francisco and a teacher’s union both asked a Superior Court judge on Monday for a preliminary injunction blocking the revocation of accreditation of City College of San Francisco in July.

11/25/2013

Food Bank

New Report Shows Hunger A Real Issue In San Francisco

The findings from the San Francisco Food Security Task Force show that one in four San Franciscans are at risk of missing meals and going hungry.

11/21/2013

'Painted Ladies' of Alamo Square (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Tour Buses Banned Around San Francisco’s Famous ‘Painted Ladies’

The neighborhood is best known for the famed Painted Ladies, one of the top tourist attractions in San Francisco.

11/20/2013

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