Ed Lee came into office facing a $385 million deficit. By rethinking the pension system, he managed to save the city $1.3 billion over 10 years.
America's mayors could clearly use some inspiration.
Maps of data offer a precise understanding of the where we shoot different landmarks.
Toothpick cities, two ways.
According to new research, where college-educated folks live has a lot to do with population size.
Thanks to rising seas, 95 percent of the city's marsh area could become mudflats by 2100.
Less than 1 percent of Santa Clara County residents ride VTA light rail, and taxpayers subsidize 85 percent of the operating costs.
If Silicon Valley wants to remain the world's high-tech capital, it may need to reform itself into an urban wonderland.
The van, in particular, is drawing officials' ire.
This could be the last time you see the San Francisco — Oakland Bay Bridge not mired in godawful traffic.
Some say it's a security measure — but others think it's a matter of money.
San Francisco is once again the best city in America to flip burgers.
The percentage of accidents involving alcohol varies widely by city.
Kuala Lampur, Chicago, Toronto, San Francisco, and Hurricane Sandy make this year's list.
The city's parallel transportation network, invented by companies like Facebook, Google and Apple, could be creating unforeseen consequences.
Contemporary churches, temples and mosques that caught our attention.
What is causing these glowing orbs over the Mission District?
A new study suggests that traffic reduction should be targeted at particular communities.
Amtrak posts a record year, California approves high-speed rail, and more.