Free Feasts For Silicon Valley Techies Means Famine For Surrounding RestaurantsFree lunches have become a staple in Silicon Valley. But while it’s a feast at tech offices, it’s a famine for the restaurant industry.
Oakland Building Residents Feel Pressured To Move Amid RenovationPriced out of San Francisco, thousands of young tech workers are crossing the Bay to find affordable places to live in Oakland. But the migration comes at a cost.
Some Silicon Valley Workers Taking Less Money For More StabilityAccording to a survey from the job website Woo, the salaries being asked for by tech workers have dropped by almost 13 percent since the end of last year.
Emotions High As Voters Take On SF Mission District DevelopmentThe hotly debated future of San Francisco’s Mission District faces a crucial vote Tuesday as residents determine the fate of a measure to limit market-rate development in the district for the next 18 months.
Free Gourmet Meals At Tech Companies May Become A Thing Of The PastThe IRS could start taxing techies for all the free food they've been getting on the job.
$415M Settlement Reached In Silicon Valley Tech Suit Over Salary FixingApple, Google and two other Silicon Valley companies have agreed to pay $415 million in a second attempt to resolve a class-action lawsuit alleging they formed an illegal cartel to prevent their workers from leaving for better-paying jobs.
Viral Video Prompts San Francisco To Change Soccer Rules At Mission PlaygroundOutrage about a soccer field confrontation at Mission Playground between Dropbox tech workers and Latino youth has prompted San Francisco’s top park official to change the policy about permits and fees to use the field.
Owner Of Private Commuter Shuttle To Be Charged After Bus Blocks J Church Muni LineThe Royal Coach commuter shuttle was traveling up 21st Street in Noe Valley Tuesday when it came to a stop right on top of the J Church line tracks and had to be towed away.
Santa Cruz Looks To Keep Tech Community In Town To most of the outside world, Santa Cruz is known for the wide open ocean, its beaches, and the Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk. A few blocks from shore, a vibrant and growing tech community exists.
Skip The Bus, Report Claims Google's Next Move Is Into SF Mission DistrictIn what looks to be another skirmish in San Francisco's escalating gentrification war, Google is said to be making a major move into the city's Mission District and some are saying "there goes the neighborhood."
Phil Matier: Tom Perkins’ Apology And The Perception Of Class WarfareSilicon Valley venture capitalist Tom Perkins has responded to the criticism directed at him in the wake of controversial remarks he recently penned for a Wall Street Journal editorial comparing today's treatment of wealthy Americans to the persecutions of Jews in Nazi Germany.
San Francisco Proposes Rules For Tech Company ShuttlesMayor Ed Lee announced an 18-month pilot program Monday that would allow commuter shuttles commonly known as “Google buses” to use 200 Muni bus stops throughout San Francisco to load and unload commuters, for a price.