A San Francisco man is fighting eviction after his landlord jacked up his rent by more than 400 percent. Neil Hutchinson has lived for six years at his North Beach apartment, where some scenes from Clint Eastwood’s 1988 movie “The Dead Pool” were shot, but his landlord increased...
Check out The Flight Deal for details on a nationwide sale on fall flights to Europe. The cheapest is San Francisco to Istanbul for $425, but I’m also finding $500-$600 flights from the East Coast to other destinations including Rome, Ireland, etc. These fares won’t last long, so book quickly if you’re interested. More plane drama: […]
Bee Partners in San Francisco has raised a $30 million fund, its second, to lead investments in very early stage startups based in the U.S. Founded in 2009, the firm is best-known as the first investor in TubeMogul, now a publicly traded adtech company. Show More Summary
You want to work in tech, but you don't want to live in San Francisco. Here are 8 tech cities that have plenty of opportunity (and slightly cheaper rent). 8 Rising Tech Cities (That Aren’t San Francisco Or Austin) appeared first on Money Under 30. © Moneyblogs, LLC.
SAN FRANCISCO—Credit Karma has become the third-highest-valued venture-backed financial company in the United States, largely by giving away its services for free. The San Francisco-based financial information website is unique among...Show More Summary
The Rent Is Too Damn High party may have a new voter: Neil Hutchinson, a San Francisco man whose rent has just gone from $1,800 a month to $8,000. Hutchinson tells ABC7 that the 344% increase went into effect this month and he is appealing it to the...
Experiencing the mighty garage-rock titans Thee Oh Sees live is a rite of passage in San Francisco. Band leader John Dwyer may now live in LA, but he’s rarely missed an opportunity to return to his hometown and deliver a firestorm of ear-ringing psych-punk glory. One of Thee Oh Sees’ most frequented venues in the […]
A video taken at a transgender pride march in San Francisco shows participants in the march burning an American flag. The video was recorded by...
Stewart Butterfield, CEO of Slack, explains to Inc. San Francisco Bureau Chief Jeff Bercovici why people hate the software they use at work.
Mozzeria makes the finest Neopolitan pizza in San Francisco. It's also entirely deaf-owned and operated. Not that hearing people would know when they call. The post The Remarkable Tech Bringing the Deaf and Hearing Worlds Together appeared first on WIRED.
San Francisco A.I. startup Anki has a great reputation for making robot cars you can race with your phone. And considering all three founders got their start at Carnegie Mellon’s Robotic Institute , that’s really no surprise—making little cars you race around a track should be a piece of cake for these guys. Show More Summary
This Wednesday, June 29, Mother Jones will join dozens of Bay Area news and media organizations to begin publishing and airing an ongoing series of stories on homelessness in San Francisco. This push is part of the SF Homeless Project, a recently launched effort whose goals are detailed in the open letter below. Show More Summary
The San Francisco Police Department has faced intense criticism and growing scrutiny after two scandals involving racist texts by cops and a string of fatal officer-involved shootings, including that of 26-year-old Mario Woods. Against...Show More Summary
The Fairmont Hotel's penthouse clocks in at 6,000 square feet and rents for $18,000 a night President John F. Kennedy, Prince Charles of Wales, Mick Jagger, Tony Bennett, Dita Von Teese, Nat King Cole and Marlene Dietrich are just a few of the luminaries who have bunked at the Penthouse at the Fairmont Hotel. Show More Summary
Here in San Francisco, it comes as no surprise that there are a million ways to get from here to there. We're a bustling and constantly on-the-go city—and you bet we're proud of it! But while math teaches us that the fastest way to get from where you are to where you're going is a straight line, can't we all agree that's a little boring? [ more › ]
Uber, the ride-hailing company, founded in 2009, began operations in San Francisco in 2011, and now has a presence in 449 cities worldwide. From its beginning with just a vision,
Political news source PJ Media reports that a terrifying video released yesterday by ISIS specifically calls out San Francisco as the location of an upcoming attack. The video shows San Francisco’s golden gate bridge, focusing on the supports of the suspension bridge before panning to the cars driving past. Show More Summary
The Chicago Cubs are hearing footsteps, and they're coming from the West. Yes, the Cubs still own MLB's best run differential at plus-155. And they still have the best winning percentage in baseball. On Sunday, however, the San Francisco Giants won their 49th game. Show More Summary
More than 20 years after the first web server started bringing the internet into our lives, a recent conference in San Francisco brought together some of its creators to discuss its future. The general tone of the conference is probably...Show More Summary
Designers, engineers, administrators, executives, and employees of all kinds are once again joining together today to show off their Apple Pride in San Francisco's annual parade. Happy Pride to everyone who turned out this weekend to...Show More Summary