A 103 year-old cottage in the Glen Park neighborhood is scheduled to be torn down Tuesday.
The historic building was ruled by the Department of Building Inspection to be unsafe to anybody who is adjacent or who enters the building, according to department spokesman Bill Strawn.
Numerous fires sparked by illegal marijuana grows has given “smoking pot” a whole new meaning for San Francisco officials.
When is an offer of a gift from a developer to a city official a bribe?
Planning Commission Chairman Ron Miguel has apparently changed his mind about the definition of the word “bribe” since last Thursday.
The runways at the San Francisco International Airport are set to receive some serious detail work, and the cleaning effort will have far more than cosmetic benefits.
SFO on Wednesday will host the 10th annual FOD Walk, a volunteer effort aimed at removing any runway debris that could possibly inflict “foreign object damage” to airplanes using the hub.
Market Street is on the verge of looking markedly different for the next six weeks, and city officials are still working on prepping the public for the change.
An online news service used by radicals and anarchists has welcomed an unlikely contributor – the San Francisco Public Utilities Commission.
A crumbling 108-year-old train depot near the Balboa Park station will soon be a place where neighborhood youths can explore their creative side.
The recent warning about the threat of terror attacks at transit stations played a role in the decision to shut down streets around the Transbay Terminal in downtown San Francisco on Monday.
A 21-year-old transient who bypassed a fence, a moat and electric wires to throw himself into a grizzly bear enclosure at the San Francisco Zoo appeared “zombielike” — an affect that likely saved his life — as one of the 500-pound animals sniffed at his shoes, zoo officials said.
A former bookkeeper and financial assistant to novelist Danielle Steel has pleaded guilty in federal court in San Francisco to charges
stemming from the embezzlement of more than $400,000 from the best-selling author.
Mayor Gavin Newsom just can’t wait to hang out with former President Bill Clinton in Los Angeles next week – and while they’re good friends, everyone knows this rendezvous is purely political.
Forced detours from Market Street in The City are intended to be a turning point for the bustling thoroughfare’s future.
Beginning Tuesday, eastbound drivers will be forced to turn off Market Street at two intersections. It’s part of a study that will look at limiting vehicle traffic and boosting transit service and pedestrian usage along the corridor.
Two city housing developments are about to become more modern and energy-efficient with new funding help from the feds.
Last week, the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development doled out $500 million in grants to public housing authorities nationwide that will be used to build or renovate apartments and to make existing units more energy efficient.
Outbound service on the San Francisco Municipal Railway's N-Judah streetcar line has been restored after a woman was struck by a car in the Inner Sunset neighborhood Sunday afternoon.
Money talks or candidates walk.
That has been the strategy adopted by Jerry Brown’s campaign to persuade gubernatorial candidates to abandon their Sacramento dreams, and it has succeeded — with the exception of Mayor Gavin Newsom.
BART trains are running on time Monday afternoon after issues resulting in 20-minute delays to and from the Millbrae and San Francisco International Airport stations were resolved.
The delays were caused by routing problems, but trains were on time as of 3:45 p.m., a dispatcher said.
After last week’s heat wave that wasn’t, San Francisco residents hoping for a few more warm days may be disappointed with this week’s forecast.
The National Weather Service is forecasting cool, seasonal weather in the low to mid-60s.
NFL noise ...
Six-time Emmy winner Carol Burnett recently reminisced about a favorite sketch in which she played Ali MacGraw’s character in the movie “Love Story.”
Life is pretty sweet for the Kardashian sisters. With a wedding for Khloe, a baby on the way for Kourtney, and … well, whatever it is Kim does, the reality stars are everywhere lately.
H. Rowan Gaither Jr. advised the great men of his era. He helped found RAND, the original U.S. think tank. He headed the Ford Foundation and served on numerous presidential committees. Ultimately, President Dwight Eisenhower would tab him to chair an independent assessment of America’s national security needs.
For once, Ike got more than he asked for.
In early August, the Justice Department closed its investigation into former Rep. Tom Feeney, R-Fla. This development wasn't just newsworthy because Feeney lost re-election -- partly due to the cloud of investigation.
To: Jonathan Klein
Subject: Coverage of Iran
Congratulations on the approach of your fifth anniversary at the helm of CNN/US. What a great moment during which to exercise leadership with one of the world’s most important media platforms.
In an interview with Newsmax.com, President Bill Clinton offered good advice to Republicans. He said they need to shake off the “party of no” image and get positive. Clinton raised the Republican’s 1994 “Contract with America” as an example of the kind of thing that needs to be done.
Boy, did Republicans and conservatives blow it in the Van Jones affair.
A brief recap might be in order. Until early September, Jones held the job of special adviser for green jobs, enterprise and innovation in President Barack Obama’s administration. Jones also served on the White House Council on Environmental Quality.
I joined thousands of Americans across the country in celebrating the 16th annual National Public Lands Day on Saturday.
WHO: Susette Kelo
The war in Afghanistan may be a situation with no good outcomes. This means Barack Obama faces the kind of decision every president dreads: choosing the lesser evil.
I've been critical of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce in the past for its support of big government.
Defense Secretary Robert Gates signaled that President Obama may not be ready to send tens of thousands of additional troops to fight the war in Afghanistan, as the top military commander there has requested.
With growing pressure for decisions on life-or-death issues in Afghanistan and Iran, this morning the White House announced that President Obama will soon travel to…Copenhagen. Obama will be in Denmark for just a few hours -- he leaves this Thursday and returns Friday -- which is just enough time to make a pitch for Chicago's bid for the 2016 Olympic Games.
A bridesmaid in 2008, he's laying the groundwork for a successful bid by raising money for GOP candidates, courting party activists, writing a book and getting plenty of face time on TV
The results are in on Sunday’s elections in Germany, and the big news is that it is a big win for the center-right.