Cost of Living

(CBS SF)

San Jose Considers Converting City-Owned Land Into $400K Lots For Homeless To Safely Camp In Cars

Nearly 500 homeless people in Santa Clara County live in their cars. Now the city of San Jose is considering designated parking lots to give those folks a place to stay.

10/03/2014

The Watermark condominium building stands in San Francisco. (David Paul Morris/Bloomberg via Getty Images)

Many New SF Condos Are Owned By Out-Of-Towners, According To Report

San Francisco’s luxury condos are being purchased by wealthy buyers who have an unquenchable thirst for high-end real estate but don’t live in the city.

09/30/2014

Rick Kitagawa

Rent Rise Forcing Artists To Flee San Francisco

Artist Rick Kitagawa and studio owner Solange Gabrielli worry that San Francisco will lose its reputation as a haven for entertainers, artists and colorful characters priced out of the city by soaring housing costs.

09/21/2014

Chipotle Presents Cultivate San Francisco In Golden Gate Park

Top Chef Says San Francisco Cost Of Living Drives Cooks Away

San Francisco’s high cost of living is forcing many expert chefs to take their culinary talents across the bay to Oakland or to other states.

09/07/2014

(Photo courtesy of Arthur Patterson/sfist)

Tech Bus Breaks Down, Blocks J-Church Muni Tracks Near Dolores Park In SF

A private shuttle bus broke down while blocking San Francisco Municipal Railway tracks near Dolores Park Tuesday morning.

08/05/2014

(CBS SF)

Protesters Block Tech Shuttle Buses On First Day Of Muni’s Pilot Program

Police moved in after protesters blocked two buses in San Francisco’s Mission District Friday morning — day one of an 18-month pilot program designed to incorporate tech shuttles into the city’s mass transit commute.

08/01/2014

(Luiz Felipe Castro/Getty Images)

San Francisco Ranks In Top 5 For Business And Cultural Opportunity Worldwide

San Francisco also ranked third in world for intellectual capital and innovation, up from the fifth spot in the previous survey.

05/27/2014

Money in Wallet

Cost Of Living Now Top Concern For Bay Area Residents

The first in a series of surveys taking the pulse of Bay Area attitudes finds that crime, transportation and housing costs have been unseated as the number one concern among Bay Area residents by fears about the overall cost of living.

05/27/2014

(CBS)

Charles Schwab Moving Thousands Of Jobs Out Of Bay Area

Charles Schwab is preparing to move thousands of jobs out of the Bay Area, blaming the high cost of doing business.

02/05/2014

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)

KCBS Cover Story Series: Through The Roof – Ellis Act Evicts SF Renters

In part two of Doug Sovern’s ‘Through The Roof’ cover-story special he looks at how Ellis Act evictions lead to landlords converting their property into Tenants In Common units at the cost of those with rent-controlled apartments.

12/17/2013

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