UC Berkeley Ranked As Best-Value College In Forbes ReportThe University of California at Berkeley is the nation's top best-value college in 2017 for the second year in a row according to a Forbes magazine ranking, university officials said Friday.
Kia Edges Out Other Carmakers In J.D. Power Reliability Ranking SurveyA national survey of new-car buyers found that reliability is improving for most automakers.
Alcatraz, Golden Gate Bridge Take Top Spots As Most Popular U.S. LandmarksTwo San Francisco landmarks took the top two spots in the 2015 TripAdvisor’s Travelers Choice awards for U.S. landmarks, TripAdvisor officials said.
San Francisco Ranks 2nd For Worst Traffic In The U.S.San Francisco has the second worst traffic in the country, just behind Los Angeles, according to a website that measures congestion levels in urban levels.
Which Is San Francisco's Safest Neighborhood?A man looking to relocate in San Francisco compiled a list of the city’s safest (and most unsafe) neighborhoods.
Marin Ranked As One Of The Worst Counties In America To Own A HomeThe risk of earthquakes, flooding and wildfires combined to land the northern end of the Golden Gate on the list, ahead of any other county on the West Coast.
'Best Global Universities' Are Right In Bay Area's BackyardDo you want your kids to attend one of the world's most prestigious universities? They won't have to go far, according to the latest 'Best Global Universities Ranking' from U.S. News and World Report.
Whole Foods To Rate Produce Based On How 'Responsibly Grown' It Is Whole Foods plans to start rolling out a system that ranks fruits and vegetables as “good,” “better” or “best” based on the supplier’s farming practices.
San Francisco & Oakland Top Movoto's List Of Snobbiest Cities In AmericaAccording to the real estate blog Movoto, the Bay Area is home to two of the top ten 'Snobbiest Big Cities In America.'
Stanford Ranked As Most LGBT-Friendly UniversityStudents were surveyed on 130,00 students attending the 379 colleges ranked in the publication, which uses the results to rank schools on 62 different characteristics ranging from best college theater to most politically active students (surprise - Cal didn't crack the top 20).
Warning To Yelpers: Restaurant Staff May Now Be Rating YouFor years, business owners have cried foul at the damage one bad Yelp review can do to their business, but now it appears that the balance of power is being restored in the form of patron “performance” ratings.
San Francisco Ranked 9th Funniest City In United StatesOther Northern California cities also made the top 50 with Oakland at 21st, Sacramento at 23rd, and San Jose at 29th.
Oakland School Ranked ‘Most Challenging’ In The NationFor the second consecutive year, a Washington Post survey of the most difficult high schools in America reveals that a small Oakland public charter school the most challenging institution for young minds.
Study Finds Many Bay Area Companies Among ‘Best Places To Work’When it comes to great places to work, the Bay Area has plenty to choose from. This year’s glassdoor rankings put 10 Bay Area companies among the top employers in the nation.
ConsumerWatch: Cost And Quality Don’t Always Add Up At The VetIn many cases, it’s the local family run practices that rate higher than the big national chains, according to research from the non-profit Consumer's Checkbook.