Cost of Living
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.
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.