Bay Area’s W. Kamau Bell combines comedy, activism

W. Kamau Bell wants you to feel uncomfortable — and laugh while feeling that way. As host of CNN’s “United…

1 year ago

Navy cleanup of Treasure Island to last five more years

One of four remaining Treasure Island areas from which the U.S. Navy is removing toxic material is expected to soon…

1 year ago

Nov. 24-25: Pacific Ballet Academy, Petty Theft, Ghirardelli Square Tree Lighting, Captured! By Robots, Winter Walk

Friday, Nov. 24: Pacific Ballet Academy: Under the direction of Marion and Rima Chaeff, PBA dancers perform the school’s 27th…

1 year ago

‘Renaissance’ underway at SF’s Fisherman’s Wharf

There’s a lot of new stuff happening in Fisherman’s Wharf, and the place is not just for tourists. That’s the…

1 year ago

Employers soon prohibited from asking about wage history

This week’s question comes from Sharon in Santa Rosa, who writes: Q: I am in the midst of a job…

1 year ago

Hospitality on the menu for SF’s Meals on Wheels Thanksgiving feasts

In many households across San Francisco, Thanksgiving Day is structured around a warm meal and some obligatory family time. But…

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Twitter still turning blind eye to abusive bots

It’s been one year since I started this column at the San Francisco Examiner, and I’m grateful to have this…

1 year ago

Survey: When Muni riders miss a bus, they turn to Uber and Lyft

When Muni riders miss their bus or train, they most often default to Uber or Lyft instead. That’s according to…

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