The death of a man early this morning at the Francisco Bay Inn at 1501 Lombard Street was ruled suspicious by investigators for the medical examiner's office. The man was found unconscious around 4:30 a.m., and it's unclear who summoned the police or found the man. [ more › ]
He’s not a comedian, but the Wall Street Journal editorial board found the humor in one of David Freddoso‘s tweets. So much so, that it was included in one of Wednesday’s editorials about the the Obama administration distancing itself...Show More Summary
To walk through San Francisco is to examine the area's lurid, sometimes brutal mid-nineteenth-century origins. Each street has a story. Guerrero Street is named for Francisco Guerrero, a landowner and politician killed by a slingshot-wielding horseback assassin in 1851. Charles H. Gough, a local milkman, served on the committee that named many of the streets in 1855; in a bit...
Wall Street Journal: IRS Eyes a Private-Equity Tax Move, by Mark Maremont: The IRS is examining the propriety of a tax practice used in some parts of the private-equity industry, in which firms convert management fees into investments that receive more favorable tax treatment, a senior IRS official said at...
Shares of BlackBerry (BBRY) are up 46 cents, or 3%, at $16, as the company heads toward its BlackBerry Live user conference in Orlando, Florida this week, starting with a keynote tomorrow morning by CEO Thorsten Heins. The Street today offered multiple preview notes to clients regarding where the company is at and what to [...]
`` in the 8 months since the program was announced the total actual count of jobs has gone up by 1.120 million. In the like period the year before--September 2011 through April 2012--total nonfarm payrolls increased by 1.196 million. So actually the economy has done worse under QE 3-4 than during the prior pause.''
NEW YORK (Reuters) - JPMorgan Chase & Co CEO Jamie Dimon is scheduled to meet next week with bank examiners from the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency in a meeting the bank requested, the Wall Street Journal reported on Frid...
CBS.com has announced web-based extensions of its hit shows Elementary and Person of Interest – as well as shows examining tech innovations, smart appliances and the world of videogaming. Baker Street Irregulars will follow the ‘motley crew of characters who assist the modern-day Sherlock in solving cases with their unique talents,’ while Person of Interest: [...]
By Anne Dachel Two stories are interesting. One is the Fox News report on detecting the risk for autism in a child by examining the placenta at birth. The other is from the Wall Street Journal. It's on research to...
Grub Street surveys classic cocktails nationwide, Travel Weekly interviews Condé Nast Traveler editor in chief Klara Glowczewska, and the New Yorker examines the city's income disparity. Plus, one theory on why American's computers failed.
I don't blame police in Tempe, Arizona for calling in the bomb squad to examine this "suspicious package" they found on the street today, as reported by news network KTVK. And, yeah, I guess it's for the best that they sent in a robot to try to detonate it. After the events in Boston this week, it's better to be safe than sorry. Read more...
Ideology plays a bigger role in shaping San Francisco than most people realize, as we've discussed in this space before. Nowhere is that more true than in the politics of land use and transportation, as my friend Jason Henderson, a San...Show More Summary
Metro is in the midst of a study called the Los Angeles County Bus Rapid Transit and Street Design Improvement Study--it examines boulevards and streets throughout LA that could accommodate bus rapid transit, i.e., transit corridors where buses have...
Coming from the Examiner... "The 3 major cities are all unique and have their own flavor. Havana is very busy with buildings and landmarks. Streets are tight and roof running is highlighted. It is also beautiful and very European in its flavor. Show More Summary
Editor's note: The following column is the last part of an ongoing series of articles by Aaron Brown examining the claims made in The Physics of Wall Street: A Brief History of Predicting the Unpredictable a new book by James Owen Weatherall. Show More Summary
Remember Occupy Wall Street? Remember how popular support for the protest soared and then dwindled as organizers proved to be disorganized and ineffectual? In his new film, The Company You Keep, Robert Redford examines why so many movements like OWS fail. "They don't always succeed, they tend to evaporate," Redford notes. "I was curious about [...]
TweetWhich is probably true. But the thing is I only left it there for two minutes Click to expand After a brief examination of the doors of this obsolete newspaper pedmount, the bicycle thief ran off claiming that he wasn’t trying to steal this particular bike. On it goes.
A senior at a high school in Pittsburgh wrote a column for the Wall Street Journal examining why she didn’t get into her dream college. Suzy Lee Weiss a senior at Taylor Allderdice High School proposes that high school students have been lied to by colleges – they shouldn’t really be themselves. Show More Summary
A study to examine driver behavior in permitted left turns has identified what researchers call an "alarming" level of risk to pedestrians crossing the street -- about 4-9 percent of the time, drivers don't even bother to look and see if there are people in the way. The danger to pedestrians, who have a false sense of security, is far higher than had been realized.
CORVALLIS, Ore. – A study to examine driver behavior in permitted left turns has identified what researchers call an "alarming" level of risk to pedestrians crossing the street – about 4-9 percent of the time, drivers don't even bother...Show More Summary