What happens when skyrocketing rents meet stagnating wages among low-income workers? U.S. cities are finding out.
A startling chart of the booms and busts of office space.
How a California state law has helped convert many rental properties into condos.
How S.F. became the least affordable city in America, and what we can do about it now.
Fascinating context for the transit workers who may soon go on strike, again.
Some startling math from the country's most expensive cities.
The geography of American innovation over the last decade.
Democratic Mayor Jean Quan explains why the city is another Brooklyn—and the violent Occupy protests are just a blip.
A clickable collection of booksellers, book locales, and Bay Area authors.
An antiquated car-centric planning metric called "level of service" must be reformed by 2014.
New York. Paris. Bacon.
And other findings from a mobile app that tracks how people in different cities spend their time.
So why are law enforcement agencies refusing to use it?
In six global cities.
Blood-colored evaporation ponds, smoldering toxic-waste dumps, a rusting fleet of military ghost ships – the Bay Area has it all.
A growing summer camp is giving young women the skills they need to get high-paying tech jobs, before they've even graduated from high school.
Turns out, the biggest risk to casual carpoolers in Oakland is not each other.
When you're hitching a ride with Uber, Sidecar, or Lyft, it's not always clear who's liable in the event of an accident.
A mushroom cloud of gray smoke on the San Francisco horizon is coming from a blaze on, appropriately, Mount Diablo.