The Asian Art Museum of San Francisco today announced the appointment of Nancy Sackson as Chief Philanthropy Officer. With more than 20 years of nonprofit philanthropy experience ? most recently at a diverse array of beloved Bay Area...Show More Summary
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Google's parent company is halting operations and laying off staff in a number of cities where it once hoped to bring high-speed internet access by installing new fiber-optic networks. A recent report by tech news...Show More Summary
It was created by a San Francisco startup.
Locals are apprehensive over Michael Bauer’s mighty pen Michael Bauer has been covering San Francisco’s dining scene as the Chronicle’s restaurant critic for the last 30 years. In other words, if Bauer’s gig were a human being, it would be an Old Millennial, already forgetful of the joys of youth and cynical to the realities of modern life. Show More Summary
Chloe Veltman’s day job is senior arts editor for the San Francisco public media outlet KQED. But for eight consecutive Fridays last winter, she took a break from reporting to become an entrepreneur of sorts. Veltman was a participant in the inaugural class of KQED Lab, a design-thinking bootcamp the station launched earlier this year...
Agar Jaicks, a longtime Democratic Party leader in San Francisco who fought for progressive causes with tireless energy and who cheerfully helped advance the careers of countless elected officials, has died. “He was the sweetest manShow More Summary
A woman wearing a white rabbit mask screamed “Stay out of my underwear” at passersby outside the Earl Warren building near the Civic Center in San Francisco on Tuesday. Arrest warrants for two Backpage controlling shareholders, Michael Lacey, 68, and James Larkin, 67, were also issued on conspiracy charges. [...]Show More Summary
San Francisco might find itself in an awkward spot with its coach.
Ubisoft has released a new trailer for Watch Dogs 2, dubbed “Welcome to San Francisco.” Check Out the Watch Dogs 2 Gameplay Trailer: The trailer is narrated by Watch Dogs 2 protagonist Marcus Holloway, who gives viewers a tour of the neighborhoods and people of the San Francisco Bay Area, from Marin to Oakland to...
You’ve heard the complaints; here’s how the city compares with Los Angeles and San Francisco.
Where history rests in peace San Francisco expelled all but a few of our local cemeteries decades ago, in the process ceding some of our most picturesque cultural resources. Even though we value these sites for their historical value, do remember that most are still actively being used, and to be respectful when visiting. Show More Summary
For folks in the San Francisco area, on Thursday night, I'll be at the Wikimedia Foundation for Wikimedia's brand new, awesome event series: Free Open Shared. I'll be giving a talk on copyright, why it matters, and how the fight over...Show More Summary
Miguel Gamiño Jr., who previously held the position of chief information officer of San Francisco, has been named New York City's chief technology officer, Mayor Bill de Blasio announced... To view the full story, click the title li...
Thousands of practitioners of the Falun Gong movement from around the world converged on Market Street in San Francisco Tuesday to bring attention to treatment of members imprisoned in China. The march started at 10 a.m. on Market and...Show More Summary
You can’t buy happiness, but here’s five places you might rent it 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 another person's townhouse? Let's find out. Show More Summary
The San Francisco 49ers might be the worst team in the NFL. Yes, the Cleveland Browns are winless, but taking a glance at the 49ers roster, there’s not a lot there. And to many fans of the once-dominant franchise, that is the fault of one man: general manager Trent Baalke. Show More Summary
After Volkswagen Group cheated emissions tests utilizing software, they were slapped with multiple lawsuits. Today Judge Charles Breyer, a federal judge at the U.S. District Court in San Francisco, approved a settlement of nearly $15 billion. Show More Summary
While airline diversions happen all the time, this has to be one of the stranger ones we've heard of in a while. Yesterday's BA286 from San Francisco to London was diverted to Vancouver after all 25 crew members (including three pilots and 22 cabin crew) apparently became sick. Show More Summary
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A federal judge in San Francisco has approved a nearly $15 billion court settlement of most claims against Volkswagen for its emissions-cheating scandal.