Cost of Living
San Francisco also ranked third in world for intellectual capital and innovation, up from the fifth spot in the previous survey.
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.
Charles Schwab is preparing to move thousands of jobs out of the Bay Area, blaming the high cost of doing business.
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.
A new report finds the number of people living in poverty in the Bay Area could more than twice what federal statistics suggest if the higher cost of living in California is taken into account.