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.
KCBS Cover Story Series: Through The Roof - Tech Influx Hikes SF RentsSan Francisco currently has the highest average rent in America. Meanwhile, real estate speculators are cashing in on the boom by snapping up buildings and evicting longtime tenants.
Supervisors Criticize TechSF Program For Lack Of Job Placements A San Francisco program to train the next generation of tech workers is coming under fire for its lack of job placements.
Visa Lottery May Limit Bay Area Companies Hiring Foreign WorkersDemand for H-1B visas for highly-skilled workers is so high this year that the government announced Friday it will be issuing the visas by lottery.