Category: Featured The City

Wiener introduces bill to make state roads safer for cyclists, pedestrians

San Francisco, like many California cities, has state-owned highways that serve as surface streets in their communities such as 19th…

3 days ago

Deadline to apply to San Francisco public schools for next year is this week

Happy New Year! Even though it’s only January, it’s time to start thinking about August. Why? Because the deadline to…

2 weeks ago

Rough tides, flooding cause temporary closure of Pier 14

High tides and choppy water caused flooding along the Embarcadero early Saturday, resulting in the temporary closure of Pier 14…

2 weeks ago

Striking Boston Marriott workers reach tentative agreement, negotiations continue in San Francisco

Some 1,500 striking Marriott hotel workers in Boston, Mass. have reached a tentative agreement in contract negotiations with the hotel…

2 months ago

As contract negotiations drag out, Marriott workers struggle to pay bills

Five days each week, Larrilou Carumba leads dozens of her unionized co-workers in a march to the rhythm of makeshift…

2 months ago

San Francisco’s beloved ‘Tamale Lady’ dead at 65

Virginia Ramos, the Mission District’s beloved "Tamale Lady," has died. She was 65. Ramos, a resident of San Francisco, died…

4 months ago

Word Weaver: Kim Shuck fights back, one poem, one statue at a time

“Commemorative statuary is not about history, it’s about honoring historical people, that’s what a civic center is about,” said San…

4 months ago

Headless torso case: Missing man’s debit card paid hazmat crew to clean his SF home

The debit card of a missing man was used to hire a hazmat crew to clean the South of Market…

5 months ago