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See SFMOMA install its largest painting ever

Massive Julie Mehretu piece on two canvasses is on display free to the public On Wednesday, SFMOMA installed what the San Francisco Chronicle called the single largest painting in the museum’s history, a 1,728 square foot piece spread...Show More Summary

Berkeley cottage asks $729,000

“Secret gem” glistens again Realtor Stacey Merryman calls the two bed, one bath Berkeley house at 2435 Sacramento Street a “secret gem.” The secret has been out before, though, selling twice since 2000, mostly recently in 2008 when it...Show More Summary

Muni cancels Presidio, Marina service Saturday

Political rally and counterprotests lead SFMTA to reroute all lines The SFMTA announced on Thursday that it will suspend most Muni service to the Presidio and the Marina on Saturday, citing a planned political rally and corresponding...Show More Summary

Uber puts Oakland HQ up for sale, asks $123.5 million

Rideshare company puts brakes on expansion The plastic just recently started coming off of Uptown Station, the rehabbed and recreated Sears building in downtown Oakland which San Francisco-based Uber bought in 2015 to be its East Bay...Show More Summary

What $5,000 rents you in Silicon Valley right now

Five new rentals, from Palo Alto to San Jose Welcome to Curbed Comparisons, a regular column exploring what you can rent for a set dollar amount in different neighborhoods. Today we turn our eye south to Silicon Valley to as, is oneShow More Summary

Rincon Hill finally gets its first real supermarket

The neighborhood begins to take shape As the Rincon Hill, South Beach, and Yerba Buena districts take shape—enter The East Cut?—the rapidly growing neighborhood will get its first full-fledged supermarket this Saturday. Marin-based Woodlands Market will open at the ground-floor of the Lumina building at the corner of Folsom and Main Streets. Show More Summary

Only four Bay Area cities beat California’s median rent

Livermore, Concord, Napa, and Vallejo barely slide in under the bar Real estate site Zumper looked at the median rent on a one-bedroom apartment across 27 Bay Area cities and found that almost nowhere in the nine counties can renters...Show More Summary

San Francisco should build its own housing, says Marin columnist

Dick Spotswood refutes State Sen. Scott Wiener’s housing plan San Francisco’s State Sen. Scott Wiener wants to change how California cities approve and build housing. His bill SB 35 would force municipalities to start heeding Sacramento...Show More Summary

Mission Dolores townhouse inside the Light House asks $6.7 million

Swoon! Located across the street from Dolores Park and inside a restored circa-1916 church, a there-story townhouse lands on the market for an ungodly amount of cash. Yes, it’s the Light House. Indeed, it has a rare offering up for grabs today. Show More Summary

Prominent San Franciscans leap off Hilton Hotel for a good cause

Annual charity drop sends bigwigs plummeting Last weekend, nearly 100 notable Bay Area residents jumped off the 46th floor of the Union Square San Francisco Hilton. But this was all according to plan. The outdoor education non-profit Outward Bound equipped each adrenaline-addicted participant with a sturdy rappelling line before taking the plunge. Show More Summary

San Francisco less livable now than 10 years ago, says report

Almost every U.S. city slides on publication’s scale of basic conditions The Economist released its annual Global Livability Rankings report last week, gauging the general quality of living conditions in 140 cities around the world via...Show More Summary

Berkeley Hills midcentury-modern seeks $1.3 million

Home in the hills benefits from thoughtful renovation Built in 1968 and later restored by Douglas Burnham of Envelope Design Architectures, this four-story home up in the Berkeley Hills offers a warm midcentury vibe in a rustic, tranquil...Show More Summary

Levi’s Stadium audit alleges Santa Clara owed millions

Team denies everything; mayor threatens to seize stadium On Monday, Harvey Rose Associates, a San Francisco-based management consulting company, released its audit of Santa Clara’s Levi’s Stadium, trying to suss out whether or not the...Show More Summary

Julia Morgan's design masterpieces, mapped

Revered as one of the greatest female architects in history, Morgan’s oeuvre will inspire any architect trying to break into the male-dominated field Julia Morgan was a notoriously private person who shunned publicity. Little is known about her childhood or personal life. Show More Summary

San Francisco sues ‘dungeon’ landlord

City attorney alleges tenants stuck in a “labyrinth of unsafe rooms” City Attorney Dennis Herrera sued an Excelsior landlord on Tuesday, alleging that the laundromat owner stuck dozens of tenants in cramped, squalid, unsafe subterranean...Show More Summary

The unseen wires that maintain ancient Jewish tradition in San Francisco

How string hung between telephone poles keeps an old custom going UPDATE: The original version of this map was published in July 2016. Manhattan has an eruv. So does Chicago, Ann Arbor, and Miami. In fact, around over 200 cities in North...Show More Summary

What $3,800 rents you in San Francisco right now

Five new rentals, from the Presidio to the Design District Welcome to Curbed Comparisons, a regular column exploring what you can rent for a set dollar amount in different neighborhoods. Is one person's studio is another person's townhouse?...Show More Summary

Renovated midcentury-modern Los Altos Hills home asks $19.4 million

It comes with a pool, an organic garden, and a guesthouse Down in the tony town of Los Altos Hills, one might mistake this property for a true midcentury-modern estate. Close. Originally built in 1955, this home was expanded and renovated by architect Scott Johnson in 2000. Show More Summary

Golden Gate Heights is second-hottest neighborhood in the U.S., says real estate site

Will the Inner Sunset’s inner subset see its fortunes up or down? Earlier this year the real estate site Redfin predicted that Oakland’s Bushrod neighborhood would soon be the hottest neighborhood in America. Now it’s giving similarShow More Summary

San Franciscans demand removal of anti-native monument

San Francisco Arts Commission meeting revisited complaints about Civic Center statue According to the Southern Poverty Law Center, California—a Union state during the Civil War—has no public monuments to Confederate figures. (Fort Bragg...Show More Summary

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