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Medium
2 hours ago
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Why I love San Francisco

I came to San Francisco to visit a college friend in a place on Telegraph Hill that looked out over Alcatraz.
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sfist.com
47 minutes ago
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San Francisco Has Filed Its Promised Lawsuit Against Oakland and Its Port Commission Over Airport Renaming

San Francisco filed a trademark infringement suit against Oakland for renaming the airport.
The name change is seen as confusing, causing economic harm to San Francisco International Airport. [ more ]
Los Angeles Times
5 days ago
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Oakland officials vote to rename airport despite San Francisco threatening to sue

The Port of Oakland plans to change the name of Oakland International Airport to San Francisco Bay Oakland International Airport. [ more ]
ABC7 San Francisco
6 days ago
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Oakland port commission approves plan to rename airport to include 'San Francisco Bay'

Oakland airport to be renamed San Francisco Bay Oakland Airport for better location recognition. [ more ]
SFGATE
1 week ago
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SFO threatens lawsuit against OAK over name change

SFO is willing to take legal action to prevent the renaming of Oakland Airport to include 'San Francisco'.
The city of San Francisco and SFO are in agreement to protect the trademark of 'San Francisco International Airport'. [ more ]
Kqed
3 weeks ago
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San Francisco Will Continue Enforcing Gas Ban in New Buildings Despite Berkeley's Repeal of Similar Rules | KQED

Berkeley repealed a law banning gas lines in new construction after a legal challenge. Other cities in California have similar bans. Legal disputes are causing some jurisdictions to reconsider their plans. [ more ]
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ABC7 San Francisco
2 hours ago
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SF gears up to give out more parking citations. SFMTA calls it 'intense operations'

Parking enforcement in SF to increase operations with focus on public safety. [ more ]
ABC7 San Francisco
5 hours ago
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SF commemorates 118th anniversary of 1906 earthquake with ceremony, stressing preparedness

San Francisco commemorates the 118th anniversary of the 1906 earthquake, emphasizing the importance of remembrance and preparedness for future natural disasters. [ more ]
sfist.com
3 hours ago
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Thursday Morning What's Up: Sting Operation Targets Drivers In West Portal

The 118th anniversary of the Great Earthquake and Fire of 1906 was commemorated, San Francisco police conducted sting operations to catch drivers not yielding to pedestrians, and significant legal, business, and safety updates were reported. [ more ]
www.mercurynews.com
19 hours ago
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San Mateo County law enforcement agencies to host May gun buyback event

Gun buyback events provide a safe, anonymous option for community members to turn in unwanted firearms, reducing the number of guns in circulation. [ more ]
Medium
22 hours ago
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Hairspray is a 1960s cartoon come to life-now in San Francisco

Hairspray musical still resonates with modern audiences due to its themes of racism, body positivity, and discrimination. [ more ]
www.7x7.com
3 days ago
San Francisco

21 Fun Things to Do This Week (4.15.24)

Local events in San Francisco this week include bread-baking class, wine walk, brew fest, parade, and a Taylor Swift-themed bar crawl. [ more ]
Streetsblog
1 day ago
San Francisco

What to Say When Someone Claims 'No One Bikes or Walks in Bad Weather' - Streetsblog USA

The relationship between sustainable transportation and inclement weather is complex, with active modes being uniquely vulnerable to weather shifts. [ more ]
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SFGATE
1 day ago
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Four rescued from overturned boat 5 miles from Golden Gate Bridge

Four people rescued from capsized boat off San Francisco coast. [ more ]
sfist.com
1 week ago
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Man Fatally Shot Outside El Capitan Hotel on Mission Street In SF

One man was fatally shot Friday afternoon outside El Capitan Hotel on Mission Street.
The shooting occurred around 1:30 pm with at least one bullet shattering a window of the hotel. [ more ]
SFGATE
2 weeks ago
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People were on top of an SF skyscraper Tuesday, police said

Trespassers reported on top of San Francisco skyscraper in Financial District.
One individual released to mother, another taken to police station for trespassing. [ more ]
SFGATE
2 weeks ago
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Two 16-year-olds arrested in deadly SF shooting outside Powell BART Station

Two teenagers were arrested in connection with a deadly shooting outside Powell Street BART Station.
The shooting is under an active investigation by the San Francisco Police Department. [ more ]
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Medium
4 days ago
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Photos from Bootie's 20th Anniversary

San Francisco in early 2010s was a mix of cheap rent, low salaries, and a sense of utopia, with Bootie evolving from a crazy hotspot to an in-the-know hangout. [ more ]
Medium
2 days ago
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San Francisco writers say 'I'm Sorry' at the Make Out Room

Happy Endings Reading Series showcases local writers presenting works on cheeky prompts at Makeout Room [ more ]
Funcheap
4 days ago
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1906 San Francisco Earthquake & Fire Anniversary Ceremony (2024)

The annual ceremony commemorating the 1906 earthquake at Lotta's Fountain is a significant event in San Francisco. [ more ]
SFGATE
3 days ago
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Legacy hotel revamps its famous garden for a new San Francisco

California's trendiest hotel in Santa Ynez Valley attracts attention for luxury but high prices. [ more ]
sfist.com
4 days ago
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Shooting on SF's Sixth Street Injures One

Recent shooting in San Francisco's South of Market neighborhood left one person injured. [ more ]
The Mercury News
1 week ago
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San Francisco homicide: Man shot in Mission District

Shooting incident in San Francisco's Mission District resulted in a fatality.
No arrest made yet, and suspect details not available. [ more ]
SFGATE
1 week ago
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Man reportedly shot and killed in SF Mission District

A man was shot and killed in San Francisco's Mission District.
No arrests made yet, active police investigation. [ more ]
SFGATE
3 weeks ago
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Two people fatally shot at San Francisco residence, police say

Two individuals were shot and killed at a San Francisco home.
Police responded to a shooting incident in the Portola neighborhood. [ more ]
www.mercurynews.com
3 weeks ago
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San Francisco homicide: 2 fatally shot in Portola home

Two individuals shot and killed in a home in Portola neighborhood of San Francisco.
Police investigating the case as a homicide with no arrests made yet. [ more ]
Medium
5 days ago
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This 1960's drag murder mystery is a campy romp in the Mission

A raw and unpolished theater production in San Francisco LGBTQ+ scene brings a refreshing change from mainstream drag shows. [ more ]
ABC7 San Francisco
5 days ago
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Business, tourism, pandas: SF Mayor London Breed shares agenda ahead of China trip

SAN FRANCISCO (KGO) -- San Francisco Mayor London Breed is flying to China this weekend for a weeklong visit.President Xi Jinping extended the invitation during last year's APEC summit.
ABC7 San Francisco
5 days ago
San Francisco

SF city, faith leaders join Muslim community following mosque attack; suspect pleads 'not guilty'

Rising anti-Muslim hate incidents prompt solidarity in San Francisco. [ more ]
Mission Local
5 days ago
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Meet the District 1 candidates: Who do you support for mayor?

District 1 supervisorial candidates discuss mayoral support. [ more ]
sfist.com
6 days ago
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Oakland Port Commissioners Vote to Change Airport Name, Setting Up Legal Battle With San Francisco

The Port of Oakland unanimously voted to change the Oakland Airport's name to include 'San Francisco Bay,' sparking controversy with San Francisco. [ more ]
ABC7 San Francisco
2 weeks ago
San Francisco

SFO expresses serious concern over Oakland airport's plan to rename with 'San Francisco Bay' title

International travelers unaware of Oakland's location in the San Francisco Bay Area.
Potential name change to San Francisco Bay Oakland International Airport faces pushback from San Francisco and SFO. [ more ]
sfist.com
2 weeks ago
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SFO Officials Push Back On Proposed Name Change For Oakland Airport

Oakland Airport considering a name change to include 'San Francisco' for better recognition among travelers.
Port of Oakland aims to boost airport's profile with a potential rebrand to emphasize proximity to San Francisco. [ more ]
www.mercurynews.com
6 days ago
San Francisco

Peninsula man arrested on suspicion of hate speech at Gaza cease-fire rally

Incident at a Gaza cease-fire rally in South San Francisco led to hate speech arrest. [ more ]
sfist.com
1 week ago
San Francisco

Suspect Arrested In Mission District Homicide

A suspect, Alexander Martinez, was arrested in connection with a fatal shooting outside El Capitan Hotel.
The victim was on his first day at a barbershop next to the hotel entrance and was a Venezuelan national. [ more ]
SFGATE
1 week ago
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Suspect arrested in San Francisco 'blessing scam,' police say

People fell victim to a 'blessing scam' in SF, where items were stolen after being 'blessed'.
The 68-year-old man arrested in LA was linked to the scam and child pornography possession. [ more ]
www.mercurynews.com
1 week ago
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Arrest made in South San Francisco armed robbery, kidnapping

Arrest made in armed robbery and kidnapping in South San Francisco.
Suspect identified and arrested after detectives served a warrant at his home. [ more ]
Medium
1 week ago
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San Francisco Ferry Building guide 2024: What to eat and drink now

The Ferry Building in San Francisco offers a variety of culinary experiences from renowned artisans and chefs.
A16 La Pala at the Ferry Building focuses on pizza al taglio, a rectangular focaccia pizza originally from Rome. [ more ]
Streetsblog
1 week ago
San Francisco

More Early Bill Approvals: E-bike Classifications and Batteries, Adding Malibu to Speed Camera Program - Streetsblog California

The Senate Transportation Committee held its first bill hearing yesterday and passed a slew of bills on topics as varied as vehicles, traffic enforcement, rail, and leaded aviation fuels.
SFGATE
1 week ago
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More than 750 items owned by SF legend Tony Bennett are for sale

Jazz fans can participate in an auction for Tony Bennett memorabilia, including San Francisco-themed items.
A wide range of items, from clothing to artwork, related to Tony Bennett's love for San Francisco are up for bidding. [ more ]
Streetsblog
1 week ago
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Streetsblog San Francisco is Taking a Spring Break - Streetsblog San Francisco

Streetsblog San Francisco is taking a break from regular publishing until April 19.
During the break, content from affiliates and guest submissions will be featured on the website. [ more ]
Medium
1 week ago
San Francisco

First time's the charm at 2024 de Young Museum Gala

The de Young Gala successfully blends high society with outrageous fashion, raising significant funds for the Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco.
The event featured a mix of celebrities, local figures, and philanthropists, showcasing a fusion of classic San Francisco elements during the evening. [ more ]
www.mercurynews.com
1 week ago
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San Mateo County opposes Oakland airport name change

San Mateo County opposes Oakland International Airport's name change to include San Francisco Bay due to potential confusion for passengers.
SFO officials and local businesses express concerns about economic impacts and confusion if the name change were to proceed. [ more ]
ABC7 San Francisco
1 week ago
San Francisco

London Breed in China: Here's where SF mayor will go, who she'll meet

Mayor London Breed is traveling to China on an economic mission with a group of Asian business and community leaders.
The purpose of the weeklong trip is to attract new business and tourism to San Francisco, including meetings with Chinese-based tech businesses and discussions on bringing pandas back to the San Francisco Zoo. [ more ]
Streetsblog
1 week ago
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Eyes on the Street: San Francisco Joins the Sidewalk-Level Bike Lane Club - Streetsblog San Francisco

San Francisco has completed its first sidewalk-level bike lane on Third Street in Mission Rock, designed to accommodate pedestrians and wheelchair users.
The sidewalk-level design includes a rubber curb for separation, tested for wheelchair accessibility and ease of use for individuals with sight challenges. [ more ]
ABC7 San Francisco
1 week ago
San Francisco

CHP seizes 42 pounds of fentanyl, enough to kill entire SF population; nearly 12 times over

Large amount of fentanyl recovered in San Francisco's Tenderloin neighborhood can potentially kill millions of people.
Governor's directive led CHP to recover significant amounts of fentanyl, drugs, and weapons in the identified high-crime area. [ more ]
thebolditalic.com
1 week ago
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Dos Mujeres' is a triumphant celebration of Latin culture at SF Ballet

Tamara Rojo is a creative force as the new artistic director at San Francisco Ballet, pushing boundaries with innovative productions.
Dos Mujeres features a double bill including a new version of Carmen and the North American premiere of Broken Wings, a ballet about Frida Kahlo. [ more ]
www.7x7.com
1 week ago
San Francisco

Support Family House at the 2024 Superbloom Gala

The annual gala supports Family House San Francisco providing a home-away-from-home for children with life-threatening illnesses.
The gala theme, Superbloom, symbolizes growth and community impact, celebrating volunteers' dedication during the COVID pandemic. [ more ]
ABC7 San Francisco
1 week ago
San Francisco

SF is not the only CA city struggling with downtown recovery; mayors collaborate on solutions

Mayor Breed of San Francisco highlights the impact of remote work on downtown foot traffic.
Legislation like SB 1227 aims to transform downtown areas by diversifying office and housing options. [ more ]
ABC7 San Francisco
1 week ago
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San Francisco threatens to sue over possible Oakland airport name change

San Francisco International Airport against Oakland's name change to include 'San Francisco Bay'.
Economic benefits and tourism are key aspects driving support for the name change in Oakland. [ more ]
www.mercurynews.com
1 week ago
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SF threatens legal action if Oakland airport doesn't drop name-change plans

San Francisco threatens legal action against Oakland Airport for potential renaming including 'San Francisco'.
Naming conflict between two Bay Area airports, causing confusion and trademark infringement concerns. [ more ]
Medium
1 week ago
San Francisco

'Odd Salon' serves up very San Francisco conversations over cocktails

Curated lectures at Odd Salon feature strange-but-true stories from various fields.
Odd Salon provides a platform for diverse individuals to share unique narratives without traditional speaking credentials. [ more ]
sfist.com
1 week ago
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SF City Attorney Threatens Lawsuit Over Plan to Add 'San Francisco' to Oakland Airport Name

SFGATE
1 week ago
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Why two jets flew over San Francisco on Friday afternoon

Jets flew over San Francisco for San Francisco Giants home opener.
Flyover coordinated with U.S. Air Force, California Air National Guard, and local FAA. [ more ]
ABC7 San Francisco
1 week ago
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Is the doom loop over? Downtown San Francisco showing signs of economic rebound, experts say

Downtown San Francisco facing challenges with high office vacancy rates
Signs of potential recovery with increased tenant demand and company expansions [ more ]
Medium
2 weeks ago
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Bring Your Own Big Wheel 2024: The best race in San Francisco

The twistiest street in San Francisco is Vermont Street at 20th, where an annual Bring Your Own Big Wheel event takes place on Easter Sunday.
The event has been running for 22 out of the last 24 years and attracts hundreds of participants riding Big Wheels down the serpentine street. [ more ]
Medium
1 week ago
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20 years in, 'Bootie' is still mixing tracks for 'girls, gays, and theys'

Bootie Mashup is the biggest and longest-running all-mash-up party in the world.
Mashups have remained popular since the early 2000s and have not faded away. [ more ]
Funcheap
1 week ago
San Francisco

EarthFest 2024 at the San Francisco Zoo & Gardens (April 20-21)

Learn about SF Zoo's conservation projects and network of partners.
Participate in Earth Day weekend activities at SF Zoo and gain knowledge on sustainability efforts. [ more ]
Eater SF
2 weeks ago
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A Popular Mission District Taqueria Is Closed After a Car Crashed Into the Restaurant

Taqueria El Buen Sabor faces closure due to a car crash, displacing residents above.
Chef Ingi "Shota" Son to open new restaurant downtown; Edmunds St. John winery closing after 39 years. [ more ]
Streetsblog
2 weeks ago
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How Feds Can Help End Racially Biased Policing on the Roads - Streetsblog USA

Disincentivize pretextual stops for minor infractions to reduce police violence against people of color on American roads.
Federal transportation policies encourage troubling practices that lead to deadly stops with devastating consequences for marginalized communities. [ more ]
sf.streetsblog.org
2 weeks ago
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SFMTA, Mayor Refuse to Support Citywide Ban on 'Right on Red' - Streetsblog San Francisco

The San Francisco Board of Supervisors approved a resolution for a citywide No Turn On Red policy, but the mayor did not sign it.
SFMTA has approved No Turn On Red at approximately 200 intersections downtown, but is not committing to a citywide ban. [ more ]
San Francisco Bay Times
2 weeks ago
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Artist and San Francisco Bay Times Columnist Randy Coleman - San Francisco Bay Times

Randy Coleman handcrafted drawings for his 'SF Sketch' column, showcasing San Francisco landmarks and LGBTQ events.
Coleman was a dedicated artist who gifted friends and colleagues with his sketches and decorated his apartment door with published artwork. [ more ]
ABC7 San Francisco
2 weeks ago
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Supervisor Aaron Peskin running for SF mayor, sources say

Aaron Peskin is running for mayor of San Francisco to replace Mayor London Breed in November.
Former interim Mayor Mark Farrell is also running for the mayoral position. [ more ]
SFGATE
2 weeks ago
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Automated speed cameras coming to SF streets sooner than expected

Automated speed enforcement cameras to be installed in San Francisco by 2025.
Legislation and pilot program enable automated ticketing of drivers exceeding speed limits. [ more ]
Funcheap
2 weeks ago
San Francisco

EarthFest 2024 at the San Francisco Zoo & Gardens (April 20-21)

Celebrate Earth Day at SF Zoo's EarthFest with conservation projects and partners.
Learn about sustainability actions at home, work, and in the community at the event. [ more ]
www.7x7.com
2 weeks ago
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Renegade Craft brings its spring fair back to Fort Mason + more local style news

Skin Laundry opens new location in San Francisco offering effective laser and resurfacing facials for all skin types and tones.
Renegade marketplace in San Francisco hosts indie designers and artists with a focus on sustainability and conscious consumerism. [ more ]
sfist.com
2 weeks ago
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SF Mayor Heads to China Next Week to Promote Tourism and Lobby For a Panda

Mayor London Breed is heading to China to promote tourism and lobby for a giant panda to visit SF.
The visit is privately funded by the San Francisco Special Events Committee and aims to strengthen ties and economic opportunities with China. [ more ]
Los Angeles Times
2 weeks ago
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This Bay Area airport wants to change its name. The San Francisco airport hates the idea

Medium
2 weeks ago
San Francisco

Photos from Hunky Jesus 2024

Hunky Jesus event draws divisive reactions
Easter with the Sisters of Perpetual Indulgence celebrates diversity and individuality. [ more ]
Sacramento Bee
2 weeks ago
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Airports argue over proposed name change in California. 'Confusion and inconvenience'

SFO objects to renaming Oakland airport to include 'San Francisco' in the name due to confusion.
Oakland International Airport officials believe the name change would help improve traveler awareness in the Bay Area. [ more ]
Streetsblog
2 weeks ago
San Francisco

What Should the Air Resources Board Study? - Streetsblog California

CARB creates a five-year strategic plan for air quality and climate research with public input.
Survey allows public to suggest research topics to be included in the strategic plan. [ more ]
Streetsblog
2 weeks ago
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Study: Fentanyl Use Rising on the Roads - But No One Knows How Much - Streetsblog USA

The percentage of dead motorists with fentanyl has doubled in recent years, raising concerns about the true extent of the issue.
Testing for fentanyl and other drugs after fatal crashes remains limited, with only 37% of drivers tested. [ more ]
Medium
2 weeks ago
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Hunky Jesus 2024-Life in plastic IS fantastic

Easter in the Park with the Sisters of Perpetual Indulgence is a longstanding San Francisco tradition relevant in today's society.
The event includes various contests and activities promoting inclusivity, activism, and LGBTQ rights. [ more ]
sfist.com
2 weeks ago
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Day Around the Bay: Pro-Palestinian Protesters Stage Rally at SF Waterfront Event for New Ship, USNS Harvey Milk

Buchanan Street Mall Project received $8.1 million federal grant for renovation with added amenities.
SF Mayor London Breed scheduled to visit China to promote tourism and sister city relations, focusing on bringing pandas to SF. [ more ]
sfist.com
2 weeks ago
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Report: SF Rents Still Coming Down, Despite Rents Going Up Pretty Much Everywhere Else Nationwide

The median rent for a one-bedroom apartment in San Francisco is 3.3% lower than a year ago.
San Francisco rental prices continue to decrease while rents are increasing in other cities nationwide. [ more ]
Medium
2 weeks ago
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Why I left the Tenderloin

Living in the Tenderloin neighborhood of San Francisco poses significant challenges despite some signs of gentrification.
The writer's initial optimism about moving to the neighborhood was quickly overshadowed by the harsh realities of daily life there. [ more ]
ABC7 San Francisco
2 weeks ago
San Francisco

Vision Zero: San Francisco recommits efforts to eliminate traffic deaths a decade later

San Francisco has failed to eliminate traffic deaths since pledging to do so in 2014.
Over 500 people have died in traffic-related collisions in San Francisco in the last decade. [ more ]
SFGATE
2 weeks ago
San Francisco

22-year-old SF State student identified as man who died in 280 crash

Alex Kauffman, a San Francisco State University student, died in a car crash on Interstate 280.
The university community and Kauffman's parents expressed deep sadness and condolences for his sudden demise. [ more ]
Streetsblog
3 weeks ago
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Transportation Commission: Touting Active Transportation, Approving Highway Expansions - Streetsblog California

Delay in Yolo Causeway project discussion due to CARB letter on flawed environmental documents
Adoption of 2024 SHOPP and STIP with emphasis on climate action and bike/pedestrian projects [ more ]
Streetsblog
3 weeks ago
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Why We Care About Some Transportation Tragedies More Than Others - Streetsblog USA

American media and officials are investigating the multiple failures leading to the collapse of the Baltimore bridge.
Discussion surrounding the bridge collapse sparks debates on infrastructure issues and the urgency needed to address car crash fatalities. [ more ]
SFGATE
3 weeks ago
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SF's worst critics aren't on Fox News. They're Bay Area residents.

Sonoma County saw a surge in visitor spending during the pandemic when tourists sought more space outside cities.
San Francisco's declining reputation is negatively impacting neighboring areas' tourism, highlighting the interdependence of the Bay Area regions. [ more ]
SFGATE
3 weeks ago
San Francisco

A tech shuttle bus reportedly blocked traffic for 2 hours in San Francisco

The Van Hool-branded shuttle bus stalled and blocked traffic in Noe Valley for two hours.
Silicon Valley tech buses have a history of causing traffic issues in San Francisco. [ more ]
ABC7 San Francisco
3 weeks ago
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In 1st, SF supervisors overturn Mayor Breed's veto of controversial housing legislation

Supervisors overturned the mayor's veto in an 8 to 3 vote
Legislation imposes height and density limits on specific areas to preserve historic buildings. [ more ]
Mission Local
3 weeks ago
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Graffiti and bubbles

Experienced local writer in San Francisco
Frequent visitor of the Mission district [ more ]
www.mercurynews.com
3 weeks ago
San Francisco

Six people jailed, weapons seized after gang-motivated attack in San Jose, police say

Several men arrested across California cities in connection to gang-motivated assault in San Jose.
Authorities seized firearms, drugs, cash, and illegal weapon parts during the arrests. [ more ]
Mission Local
3 weeks ago
San Francisco

Vision Zero lacks a vision, experts say

San Francisco's Vision Zero plan to reduce traffic fatalities has not succeeded due to a piecemeal approach to road safety.
Effective road safety measures require political will, law enforcement, and data analysis to address the issue comprehensively. [ more ]
www.mercurynews.com
3 weeks ago
San Francisco

San Francisco man gets 4 years in federal prison for gun arrest in the Tenderloin

Ransom sentenced to 4 years for gun possession after traffic stop in Tenderloin in 2021.
Federal prosecutors requested 51 months but considered Ransom's acceptance of responsibility and pledge to leave SF after release. [ more ]
Streetsblog
3 weeks ago
San Francisco

Two-Item Tuesday: Update on Frida Kahlo Way, Lake Merritt BART Development Plans - Streetsblog San Francisco

Supervisor Melgar supports Frida Kahlo Way safety project with protected bike lane
BART begins Lake Merritt station development for housing and retail [ more ]
ABC7 San Francisco
3 weeks ago
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SFMTA releases findings on SF intersection where entire family was killed; residents want changes

Driver was speeding at problematic intersection.
Residents point out confusing signs at the intersection. [ more ]
Medium
3 weeks ago
San Francisco

A heart-shaped hole on Ocean Beach

The Hole Party in San Francisco is a unique event where people gather to dig holes creatively.
The event organizers decide on the shape of the hole, and participants enjoy digging and creating different designs. [ more ]
www.mercurynews.com
3 weeks ago
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Baltimore bridge disaster: Could it happen here?

Ship collisions with bridges are rare due to fender systems in place on San Francisco Bay bridges.
Bay Area bridges have undergone earthquake retrofits for added safety measures. [ more ]
SFGATE
3 weeks ago
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More than 8,000 without power in San Francisco

Over 8,000 PG&E customers affected by power outage in San Francisco.
Restoration time estimated at 3:30 p.m. on Tuesday for Pacific Heights neighborhood. [ more ]
ABC7 San Francisco
3 weeks ago
San Francisco

New $20 minimum wage for CA's fast-food workers starts next week

Fast-food workers in California will see a minimum wage increase to $20 an hour, a 25% increase from the current $16 minimum wage.
Federal minimum wage is $7.25 an hour and has not changed since 2009; proposals for an increase have stalled. [ more ]
Streetsblog
3 weeks ago
San Francisco

St. Charles Avenue Finally Gets its Curb Cut - Streetsblog San Francisco

Citizen advocacy can drive positive change in urban infrastructure.
Inter-agency coordination challenges can delay public infrastructure projects. [ more ]
sfist.com
3 weeks ago
San Francisco

Two Dead In Double Shooting In San Francisco's Portola Neighborhood

Two individuals found shot inside a home in San Francisco's Portola neighborhood.
The victims were pronounced dead at the scene, and no arrests have been made yet. [ more ]
sfist.com
3 weeks ago
San Francisco

Pedestrian Injured After Being Struck by Car While Waiting for Bus in San Francisco's Richmond District

Road safety legislation is being advocated after a car hits a pedestrian at a San Francisco bus stop.
State Senator Scott Wiener is pushing for safer street design and speed limit implementation to reduce road accidents. [ more ]
Washington Post
3 weeks ago
San Francisco

'Saying sorry' is not enough: Reparations proposal hangs in the balance

An apology is the first step towards reparations for the Black community in San Francisco.
Reparations advocates emphasize the need for redemptive acts following apologies in order to truly address systemic racism. [ more ]
www.mercurynews.com
3 weeks ago
San Francisco

San Jose housing tower with 300-plus apartments nears final city OK

The residential highrise in downtown San Jose could add 345 apartments alongside street-level retail spaces.
The final city approval for the project is pending, with plans for an office building in the later stages of development. [ more ]
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