Cigarette May Have Sparked Fire That Destroyed Lafayette BusinessesA three-alarm fire that destroyed a commercial building in Lafayette last week might have been sparked by a cigarette, according to fire officials.
3-Alarm Fire Destroys Lafayette BusinessesThere were no reports of injuries, however fire officials estimate that the fire caused about $1.1 million in damage.
Housing Activists Shut Down Oakland Economic Summit, Canceling Mayor SpeechAbout 60 housing activists shut down the Oakland Chamber of Commerce 2016 Economic Summit Friday morning, canceling a planned speech by Oakland Mayor Libby Schaaf.
How To Save On Sightseeing When TravelingMost every destination offers free attractions and discount coupons
San Jose City Leaders Call Police Quitting Threats A 'Scare Tactic' During Mayoral RaceA story KPIX 5 broke last week has people in San Jose talking about next month's mayoral election.
San Francisco Board Of Supervisors Likely To Send Minimum Wage Hike Proposal To Voters In November The San Francisco Board of Supervisors will propose that a $15-an-hour minimum wage makes it on November’s ballot next week. The ordinance has already been approved by the board's Rules Committee.
SF ‘Fair Chance’ Law Would End Criminal Background Check Box On Housing, Job Applications San Francisco is a step closer to banning questions about criminal backgrounds on applications for jobs and housing in what is called the “Fair Chance” law, which received widespread support at Monday’s supervisor’s meeting.
Public Divided Over Proposed Warriors Arena On SF Waterfront San Francisco's Planning Commission on Thursday gave the public an opportunity to weigh in on the proposal to build the Golden State Warriors' Arena at Piers 30-32. Reaction ranged from unbridled enthusiasm to serious concerns.
Gov. Brown Seeks Business Support For Tax Hike ProposalGov. Jerry Brown is pitching his proposal to raise the state sales and income taxes to an audience that traditionally opposes tax increases—members of the California Chamber of Commerce.
Poll Finds San Franciscan's Happy With Lawmakers, Quality Of LifeThe Chamber of Commerce's annual CityBeat Poll shows Mayor Ed Lee has a 68 percent approval rating and gives glimpses of the city's quality of life.
San Francisco Poll Ranks Homelessness, Panhandling As Top ConcernA poll has found that homelessness and panhandling are the top concerns for San Francisco residents.
Phil Matier: Ranked-Choice Confusing To San Francisco VotersMore than half of the respondents in a poll commissioned by the San Francisco Chamber of Commerce said they don’t understand how their vote counts on a ranked-choice ballot.