Less than two months after becoming the first professional athlete to sell shares in his future earnings, 49er tight end Vernon Davis says he’s unwilling to join the San Francisco 49ers until a more lucrative contract can be worked out.
A man tried to ram into a San Francisco police car in the city’s Western Addition neighborhood Saturday night, police said Monday.
A study from home mortgage tracker HSH.com indicates the average worker in the San Francisco Bay Area needs to earn $137,129 a year to buy the median-priced home in the region, more than four times the salary required in the five cheapest metropolitan areas: Cleveland ($29k), Pittsburgh ($30k), St. Louis ($31), Cincinnati ($31) and Detroit ($32k).
The survey of 500 San Francisco residents found overwhelming support remains for the team crossing the bay from Oakland. Only 17 percent of respondents said they opposed the move, with 68 percent of those polled saying they were in favor of welcoming the Warriors. However, an even larger segment – 72 percent – said the arena project should be voted on by San Franciscans before it can be built.
Following in the footsteps of Google, Facebook is now shuttling workers to the South Bay via luxury catamaran.
The development company that will reshape the Candlestick Park area after the structure is demolished has released a video of what they expect the site to look like upon completion.
San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee is optimistic about the shortened schedule for this summer’s America’s Cup races, but many small businesses feel as if they have been left to take on water in choppy seas.
Activists occupying the former site of Hayes Valley Farm in San Francisco said they locked out workers sent to cut trees down Friday morning and that they plan a live music event and neighborhood barbecue this weekend.
The late San Francisco Supervisor Harvey Milk was being remembered in a series of events Wednesday, on what would have been his 83rd birthday.
BART is considering rebuilding and expanding the Embarcadero and Montgomery St. stations in downtown San Francisco.