Amid the excitement caused by Twitter’s highly anticipated IPO on Thursday morning, protesters—attempting to ruffle the feathers of the social media company—marched outside its headquarters in San Francisco decrying the city’s tax breaks for high-tech companies.
Ellis Act evictions in San Francisco have increased 170 percent over the last three years, according to a report made by the city.
Major League Baseball has suggested the Oakland A’s temporarily share AT&T Park with the San Francisco Giants for a couple of years as lease extension talks between the A’s and the Oakland-Alameda County Coliseum Authority have stalled.
Despite a campaign by San Francisco Police to crack down on speeding drivers and those who fail to yield or other behavioral problems, pedestrians-vehicle collisions in San Francisco are at a 12-year high, according to police data.
More labor unrest: The largest union at the University of California kicked off a three-day labor-strike vote on Monday with pension and workers’ rights being the main issues.
Bay Area residents took stock Monday morning of the damage from high winds that blew through the region Sunday night, knocking over trees and causing power outages.
Commuters scrambled for alternatives to get to work Friday morning as Bay Area Rapid Transit workers went on strike following an impasse in labor negotiations.
Former San Francisco Giants President Peter Magowan hosted a sold out private fundraiser for the Republican Party in the city’s Pacific Heights neighborhood Monday night.
With less than three days until the cooling-off period expires, BART management and union leaders continued negotiations Tuesday. Meanwhile, transit agencies are firming up contingency plans if a second strike is called.
San Francisco police were trying to get in touch with the registered owner of a car that was found engulfed in flames next to the Twin Peaks Reservoir early Tuesday morning, a police spokesman said.