San Francisco

How San Francisco Is Trying to Reinvent the Housing Project

Hope SF aims to provide social services for residents in a city where property values are skyrocketing.

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Why Telecommuting Really Matters, in 6 Charts

And what its rise means for urban transportation systems moving forward.

This Super Useful App Wants to Change How We Get Around Cities

"Every safe, legal, and reliable way that's out there, we want to bring to you in the palm of your hand."

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Why San Francisco's Sheriff Wants to Help Prisoners Sign Up for Obamacare

Helping ex-offenders get insured could have real public safety benefits. 

Chris Walker

The Google Bus Didn't Cause San Francisco to Become Super Expensive, But It May Be Accelerating the Process

A visual study.

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The Long Regulatory Road to America's First Cat Cafe

Pending a whole lot of permits, one could open in San Francisco this summer.

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This 100-Year-Old Idea Could End San Francisco's Class War

A century-old idea to rethink how we tax land.

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What Would Google Bus Commuters Do if the Google Bus Didn't Exist?

Drive every day? Move closer to work?

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The Batkid Tab Has Been Paid by Philanthropists

So stop complaining.

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It's Not Too Late to Make San Francisco Affordable Again. Here's How

A pragmatist's manifesto.

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Security Guards for Google's Company Shuttles: This Just Doesn't Look Great

The latest provocation in San Francisco.

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Relive Batkid With This Behind-the-Scenes Video

Prepare for your heart to melt, again.

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The Weird Stuff That Happens When You Sign Up for Food Stamps

"We started getting these letters."

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The Case of California's Disappearing Snow

This year, there's virtually no powder on the ground in the drought-stricken state.

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Did San Francisco's Google Bus Deal Just Set a Price for Curb Space?

Charging tech companies to use city stops opens up a discussion about who else should pay to hog the street.

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San Francisco Is Going to Charge the Google Bus to Use Its Bus Stops

The city reaches a pilot agreement with tech companies operating the controversial private transportation networks.

Beefing Up Population Density Won't Curb Greenhouse Gas Emissions

A new map showing the carbon footprint for nearly every zip code indicates that suburbs are powerful greenhouse-gas emitters.

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San Francisco Added to a Burgeoning 'Street View for Bikes'

Get obsessive about bike routes.

Peretz Partensky

San Francisco Wants You to Fall in Love With Its Sewer System

Why the city is putting toilet-humor ads on public buses, like "Your #2 is my #1" and "No one deals with more crap than I do."