Cost of Living
Luke Iseman and Heather Stewart were tired of San Franciso’s sky-high housing costs, so for $2,300 — less than the cost of renting a one-bedroom in San Francisco — the couple bought a used shipping container from the Port of Oakland.
Residents who rent their San Francisco spare room out to travelers on websites like Airbnb have reason to rejoice.
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.
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.
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.
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.
A private shuttle bus broke down while blocking San Francisco Municipal Railway tracks near Dolores Park Tuesday morning.
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.
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.