Rarely does a week go by at City Hall these days without the announcement of another local tech company’s expansion — a development that always makes Mayor Ed Lee visibly gleeful.
When Lee took office in January 2011, The City’s unemployment rate was a staggering 9.5 percent. By this March, it had dropped to 8.1 percent, and much of the improvement is attributable to the tech industry. Read More
She may not reside in San Francisco anymore — last reports listed her as residing in New Orleans. But we can still claim Houston-born country/Gothic-blues guitarist Jolie Holland as one of her own, since she launched her career from here back in 2003 with her demo anthology “Catalpa.” Read More