Inside the secret life of taximeters

“Just so you know,” says the guy in the back of my taxi. “This isn’t what you think…” Driving a…

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Maybe the tax pain felt by Trump supporters can turn into something good

There was an uproar last week on social media from people receiving early tax refunds. All over Twitter, folks were…

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Finding liability for falling trees

Recently, I addressed a question posed by a reader who asked who is responsible for damage caused by a tree…

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DEM official deflects blame for delayed police response to violent robbery

Police took four hours to respond to a violent robbery at a Chinese bakery in San Francisco, but a top…

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Uber, Uber, Uber: supervisor candidate spends campaign cash on high-number of ride-hail trips

I’ve read a lot of candidate filings in the last six years of my life, and one thing I have…

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UPDATE: BART approves renaming Fruitvale Station road ‘Oscar Grant Way’ after man shot and killed by BART Police

UPDATE 2/14: The BART Board of Directors unanimously approved renaming a road under Fruitvale BART Station "Oscar Grant Way." The…

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Warriors head into All-Star break with loss in Portland

After three-and-a-half quarters of closely contested basketball, the Golden State Warriors' final game before the All-Star break went off of…

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Domestic drama outshines thrills in ‘Everybody Knows’

Asghar Farhadi, known for his textured Iranian dramas including the Oscar-winning “A Separation,” explores new terrain, with lesser but still…

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