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10 min ago | US News & World Report
After spending the past seven years in Los Angeles, my husband and I relocated to the San Francisco Bay Area this month. With limited availability and increasing demand, finding an apartment in San Francisco is challenging .
In a market like San Francisco's, house flipping is an art, a vocation, and occasionally a crime. Hardly a day goes by without the carcass of some poor slain Edwardian turning up on Redfin, stripped of moldings, its old fireplace replaced with a cheapie impostor, and any detail deemed complicated or just too pricey to work with snuffed out.
About a dozen children attended the San Francisco Board of Supervisors meeting Tuesday afternoon thanking the supervisors for passing an ordinance Tuesday devoting more than $2.1 million over the next two years to legal services for unaccompanied minors and families without representation who face deportation to Central America. The ordinance passed Tuesday afternoon allocates more than $1.06 million this year and a matching amount next year from the city's General Fund Reserve to the Mayor's Office of Housing for legal services for unaccompanied children and families on the San Francisco Immigration Court's expedited removal docket, according to the Board of Supervisors.
2 hrs ago | The Campbell Reporter
Evidence of the city's emerging influence in the East Bay's technology landscape was on display Tuesday evening at a ceremony celebrating the new headquarters for an organization whose aim is to encourage more minorities to participate in the tech revolution. The Kapor Center for Social Impact, a foundation that partners with local businesses to leverage technology in the pursuit of positive social change, is setting up a permanent home in Oakland.
5 hrs ago | Examiner.com
The Alonzo King LINES Dance Center celebrates a very special occasion over the next few weeks - the 25th anniversary of the founding of its Moving the Community program. This extensive series of open classes, workshops and studio rentals has for the past 25 years been forging an ever closer link between a unique arts facility and the public of San Francisco.
A leftist group funded by top gay activist bundlers for Obama's 2012 campaign coordinated both a "well planned and financed" attack against San Francisco Archbishop Salvatore J. Cordileone for his decision to speak during the March for Marriage in Washington, D.C. in June, says Catholic San Francisco . Faithful America is an organization that claims to be "the largest and fastest growing online community of Christians putting faith into action for social justice."
We met with a bunch of investors and entrepreneurs over the past few weeks and grabbed their phones. Here's what's on them: Gametime: We first saw this on an investor's phone who was looking into a funding deal.
Wherever I go, I always seek out the "B sides" of town, undiscovered neighborhoods like San Francisco's Inner Richmond. I learned about the area from local chef friends Chris Cosentino and Danny Bowien , who raved about the food.
Part of living in San Francisco is figuring out how to navigate it. For many, that translates to two wheels.
The city plans this week to slap large signs on hundreds of apartment buildings to publicly shame their owners into complying with an earthquake-safety ordinance passed last year, the Los Angeles Times reported Tuesday. The signs are printed in English, Spanish and Chinese with red lettering and a drawing of a destroyed building.
Police got word of the threat just before 1:30 p.m. and immediately evacuated the school, located in the southwest corner of the city near San Francisco State University , while initiating a sweep looking for anything suspicious, said police Officer Albie Esparza . Students were ultimately sent home for the day, said San Francisco Unified School District spokeswoman Gentle Blythe .
Is it time for San Francisco to take a page out of the Middle East playbook and solve its woes with a two-state solution? That's the provocative thesis of a piece on Al Jazeera's website . It's either a dark satire right up there with eating Irish babies - or it's the most genius political solution ever.
Sgt. Jonathan Bellusa, 39, will receive $550,000 from the district pending a final approval of the settlement by the Oakland school board in October, at which time he plans to retire. The district will also contribute toward Bellusa's pension, said his attorney Dan Siegel.
If you're a 49ers, Raiders, Cal, or Stanford fan, this post isn't necessary-you've got plenty of places to cheer on your team. But for those of us who love living in the Bay Area but have football allegiances that lie elsewhere, finding like-minded fans can be a challenge.
A two-and-a-half month racketeering trial in which two alleged gang members are accused of a triple murder in South San Francisco in 2010 began winding up as prosecutors started on closing arguments in federal court in San Francisco Monday. Victor Flores, 22, of Petaluma, and Benjamin Campos-Gonzalez, 23, of San Mateo, each face three counts of murder in aid of racketeering and four counts of attempted murder in a gunfire attack on a group of young men at a South San Francisco street corner on Dec. 22, 2010.
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