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The Super Bowl 50 committee wants to make San Francisco public transit even worse

Ha ha ha ha ha ha. The Super Bowl 50 committee has a suggestion for San Francisco ahead of February's Super Bowl at Levi's Stadium: What if we could take San Francisco's public transit system and make it worse? The SF Examiner reports: The...Show More Summary

Here’s How Well Rent Control Has Worked In San Francisco

Here is some evidence on the effectiveness of rent controls in San Francisco. The post Here’s How Well Rent Control Has Worked In San Francisco was originally published at The Wall Street Examiner. Follow the money!

Is It Game, Set, Match for San Francisco Tennis Club in SoMa?

Photo credit via Hoodline The San Francisco Examiner is reporting that plans to demolish the San Francisco Tennis Club at 645 5th St. have been put on hold. The newspaper says that today developers withdrew their project application from...

NFL Trade Rumors: Examining Buzz, Outlook for Vernon Davis, Matt Forte and More

The 2015 NFL trade deadline hits on Tuesday, Nov. 3, so it's worth examining the latest buzz on the big-name players who are at least being implicated as candidates to change teams. San Francisco 49ers tight end Vernon Davis is among the past Pro Bowlers who ought to be considered among those on the block. Show More Summary

San Francisco could lead on open source voting”

SF Examiner: Nowhere in the United States is there an open source voting system. While Los Angeles and Travis County, Texas, are working on open source voting systems, San Francisco could emerge as a leader. But only if there is … Continue reading ?

CA: Berkeley Man Identified as Bicyclist Killed in SF Accident with Muni Bus

A 47-year-old Berkeley man was identified Monday as a bicyclist struck and killed by a Muni bus on Market Street in San Francisco Sunday afternoon, according to the city medical examiner. Mark Heryer was riding on a silver mountain bike around 3:30 p.m. Show More Summary

Video: The process of hand making a book the old fashioned way is a lost magical art

2 months agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

Anthony Bourdain’s Raw Craft takes a look at Arion Press in San Francisco in its latest episode and examines how this tiny printing shop carries on the legacy of printers of the past. It’s almost astonishing to see how much work gets put into each book. Show More Summary

Examining San Francisco: Filmmaker Alexandra Pelosi—yes, the daughter of...

Filmmaker Alexandra Pelosi—yes, the daughter of house minority leader Nancy—has created a new documentary about San Francisco's tech boom and how it is changing the city. Pelosi talks to city residents from neighborhood activists to politicians past and present and...

The World of Zodiology

The online arm of the San Francisco Examiner – one of the newspapers to have actually received letters from the Zodiac – published an article about the Bay Area’s most famous unapprehended serial killer – Ultimate Puzzle: The World of… Read More » The post The World of Zodiology appeared first on The Zodiac Revisited.

San Francisco's 'tech mayor' is embroiled in bribery allegations according to court filings

San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee has been implicated in bribery and money laundering schemes, according to new filings related to the criminal case around Richard "Shrimp Boy" Chow, the SF Examiner reported on Tuesday. New filings in federal...Show More Summary

R.I.P. Austen Heinz, Biotech Entrepreneur and Rebel

5 months agoNews : Reason

I'm sad to report that a promising young scientist, biotech entrepreneur and futurist dreamer named Austen Heinz died on May 24 at the age of 31. The cause of death is suicide, according to the San Francisco Medical Examiner's office. When...Show More Summary

The SF Examiner’s Real History

As part of its 150th anniversary celebration, the San Francisco Examiner recently sent a message to readers: “we begin our next 150 years with the outlook that guided us for the first century and a half: a dedication to telling Read More » The post The SF Examiner’s Real History appeared first on Beyond Chron.

The Time Hunter S. Thompson Borrowed a Cup of Donna Rice

5 months agoArts / Graphic Design : UnBeige

In honor of today’s 150th anniversary of the San Francisco Examiner, the paper has combed through its archives to produce a number of entertaining reminders. Things like Mark Twain’s exact staff status when the paper was launched inShow More Summary

Scary Map Thing: Mapping the Cheapest and Most Expensive Places to Rent in San Francisco Right Now

Last week, we examined rental website Zumper's latest rental report and learned that the median price for a one-bedroom on the rental market in May hit $3,500. Now Zumper has released a map breaking down rental prices by neighborhood over...

Should Mayors Influence Commissioners?

According to the May 17 SF Examiner, a San Francisco Planning Commissioner changed their vote on a key short-term rental policy after getting a text message from Mayor Lee’s liaison to the commission. The vote switch angered Planning Department staff Read More » The post Should Mayors Influence Commissioners? appeared first on Beyond Chron.

That Was Fast: The Bay Area dominated a recent...

The Bay Area dominated a recent list compiled by real estate website Trulia that examines where in the United States homes sell fastest. San Francisco came out on top, with only 26 percent of homes that hit the market still...

KQED Arts Looks at the Vibrant Art Scene That Emerged in San Francisco’s Mission District in the 1990s

8 months agoHumor / odd : Laughing Squid

In their latest video, KQED Arts examines the vibrant art scene that emerged in San Francisco’s Mission District in the 1990s. Sometimes dubbed the Mission School, the movement was marked by a spirit of collaboration amongst a diverse community of artists. Graffiti artist Barry McGee (previously) and artist Margaret Kilgallen are among the artists who […]

SF Weekly editor says “we didn’t bring Mariotti here to write about domestic violence,” calls his hire “in the spirit of gonzo”

8 months agoSports : Awful Announcing

The great Hunter S. Thompson is probably rolling in his grave, as SF Weekly editor Mark Segal Kemp has defended the controversial San Francisco Examiner/SF Weekly decision to hire Jay Mariotti as sports director as “in the spirit of gonzo.” That’s highly problematic, but it’s not even the worst part of Segal Kemp’s piece. Show More Summary

SFPD Officers Fatally Shoot Alice Brown After Crazy Pine Street Pursuit

The San Francisco Medical Examiner's office has identified the woman shot to death by police officers after a wild Pine Street chase as 24-year-old SF resident Alice Brown, a spokesperson said Wednesday morning. [ more › ]

Chris Borland's Early NFL Retirement Should Spark Changes at the College Level

It still feels odd typing the phrase "former San Francisco 49ers linebacker Chris Borland." Yet, here we are again, conversing about football's future because one of its brightest stars examined the road ahead and didn't like the risk. After...Show More Summary

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