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Rendering of the proposed Apple Store at Post and Stockton in San Francisco. (Foster + Partners)

Apple’s Plan To Cut Down Trees To Build Union Square Store In San Francisco Stalled

Apple’s plan to build a new flagship store in San Francisco’s Union Square has been complicated by seven 35-foot tall trees that line the sidewalk on Stockton Street and the question now is whether the trees can be removed to make way for the project.

09/23/2014

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San Francisco City Worker Killed By Public Works Garbage Truck In Bayview District

A man who was fatally struck by a garbage truck while on a work crew for San Francisco’s Human Services Agency in the city’s Bayview District Thursday morning has been identified.

08/28/2014

AT&T Utility Box. (CBS)

AT&T Sues San Francisco Claiming Violations Over Utility Box Locations

AT&T is following through with a plan to sue the City of San Francisco over their objection to the locations of 4-foot-high utility boxes on city sidewalks.

05/23/2014

Castro Street in San Francisco on October 16, 2010. (Wikimedia Commons)

Major Improvements, Rainbow Crosswalks Coming To San Francisco’s Castro Street

The Castro Streetscape project will help beautify Castro Street, while also making it more friendly for pedestrians.

03/13/2014

Cable Car Climbs Hyde Street

Organization Wants To Make San Francisco Trees City’s Responsibility Again

Friends of the Urban Forest want the City of San Francisco to once again be in charge of city trees and have a proposal, but so far funding has been the main issue.

01/08/2014

Customers line up alongside food trucks in San Francisco's Financial District. (CBS)

Parking Crackdown Targets San Francisco Food Trucks

Food trucks in San Francisco’s Financial District will soon have to follow the same parking rules as everyone else, following new regulations that became law last month.

08/15/2013

San Francisco City Hall. (CBS)

ConsumerWatch: San Francisco Homeowners Asked To Trim Trees, Some Face Fines

Recently, the City of San Francisco has placed the care of trees along sidewalks, also known as street trees, in the hands of residents. For some property owners, the move has proved costly.

07/18/2013

Transbay Transit Center Construction

SF Public Works Lets Kids Play With Big Machines To Entice Them Into The Trades

The San Francisco Department of Public Works threw open its doors Thursday to let school kids get their hands on big machinery, and just maybe consider a future in the building trades.

05/23/2013

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The Unclean Truth: How Five Cities Stack Up On Recycling

From the East Coast to the West Coast, recycling is a big issue for local governments.

12/26/2012

San Francisco Giants Victory Parade

San Francisco City Workers Hastily Clean Up Streets Following Parade

All told, more than 1 1/2 tons of confetti filled the street following the Giants parade.

11/01/2012

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