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Apocalypse SF Bay Area real estate market in 2020?

March is usually a time of rejoicing in the real estate world. This year everything is different.

Sheltering in place in these days of COVID-19

There’s an unnatural quiet in San Francisco.

One family’s coronavirus journey from China to SF

Lessons learned from four separate quarantines

City Hall should abolish rent and mortgage payments. Here’s why.

If we don’t protect working San Franciscans, the results could be devastating.

Nurses say Kaiser not taking sufficient precautions with coronavirus

Kaiser Permanente Medical Center management is unnecessarily exposing nurses to coronavirus, nurses…

Can taxis survive the COVID-19 pandemic?

It’s the end of the taxi industry as we’ve known it and, honestly, I don’t know what to feel anymore.

There are ways to get the 2020 salmon season off to a good start

Contact water officials to ensure supplies meet needs of people and fish

City homeless response team shifts from enforcement to coronavirus outreach

HSOC to suspend sweeps, change tactics under new leadership

Sharing culture, one cup at a time

Lamea Abuelrous arrives to her cafe, Temo’s, before dawn

During the coronavirus, it’s important to be a big tipper

Services workers’ livelihoods depend on your support

Mongolians in the Bay Area are optimistic about the future

Despite challenges, recent immigrants have high aspirations

Market Musings: Mortgage rates are falling again. Does it matter?

The City’s home owners, rather than buyers, stand to gain most from cut

Mayor Breed seeking dismissal of top building official amid corruption investigation

DBI head Tom Hui accused of offering ‘preferential treatment’ to billionaire developer

San Francisco debates when, where and how to build affordable housing

Prop. E aims to strike a balance by placing new limits on office projects

Sally Stephens: Waiting for the 11th hour to vote

I have never had so much trouble deciding who to vote for in an election as I had this year.

Rev. Norman Fong retires after a life of activism seen ‘through the lens of faith’

Chinatown CDC leader’s career joined need for justice with an eye for balance

SF’s top homeless official to step down, assume new city role

Kositsky to take new position managing Health Streets Operation Center

Progressive campaign consultant allegedly assaults former Chesa Boudin campaign staffer

Venerated progressive campaign consultant Jim Stearns allegedly assaulted a former campaign staffer of Chesa Boudin Tuesday night at an election party,according to witnesses.

I can tell right away things aren’t what they seem…

I Drive SF: Two strangers in the backseat

Some politicos make a weak showing in Democratic Party race

Name recognition usually a big factor in low profile race