According to a controversial 1885 map, it was rife with gambling parlors, opium dens, and plentiful houses of "white prostitution."
Nighttime images show the gradual spread of the tremendous wildfire, which is burning brighter than the city lights of Reno.
Just for starters, it could cut off San Francisco's water supply.
Officials say they will move with a worker training program, despite a court ruling that stopped just short of invalidating the line.
Officials say that the ban is necessary to protect people's privacy. Is that so?
The state is relying on cities to figure out how to cut emissions in their region. Will it work?
They'd have a clearer mission, political autonomy, and access to new revenue.
The Savernack Street Gallery lies behind an inaccessible San Francisco storefront, and can be seen through an aperture about 0.5 inches wide.
The San Francisco police are taking their anti-bike-theft efforts to social media.
Stand at the perfect spot, and this trick-filled utility box blends seamlessly into the streetscape.
A story told in dots.
Will more fully baked transportation projects be put on hold in hopes that Musk's still-fictional idea works out?
In other toilet news, Juggalo porta-potties are disgusting, a Japanese toilet is hackable, and a man allegedly bombs a gas-station commode with a skunk.
Orbs of colorful plastic, action figures and LEDs are popping up throughout San Francisco like the interstellar disco balls.
This week, Bay Area art lovers were treated to paintings made from real animal poo "carefully hand-picked from local farms."
Rejoice, Bay Area residents: There's now a high-tech way to plot a course around the city's ridiculously steep hills.
A new analysis reveals that venture capital investment is flowing into cities at a startling clip.
A clever new peer-to-peer car-sharing scheme makes a lot of our standard travel expenses look like a huge waste of money.
There's something almost hypnotic about this hippie-lite promotional video.