Bay Area News

Muni Metro closed until end of the year, maybe longer

Transit director gives SFMTA Board a ‘ballpark’ date

Salons and barbershops take their services outside

Business owners weigh the challenges and opportunities of outdoor haircuts

Library expands ‘SFPL To Go’ program to four additional branches

Popular service allows patrons to pick up physical books and DVDs

City prepares for increase in vote-by-mail ballots

Officials with the San Francisco Department of Elections on Monday morning unveiled…

Longtime local journalist launching a newspaper of her own

Portia Li hopes bilingual paper will be a ‘bridge’ between Chinese and English-speaking communities

SRO COVID testing, notification requirements set to be strengthened

Despite pressure from the Department of Public Health to lift an emergency…

Tenant associations could get new leverage and protections

Tenants of Veritas, The City’s largest landlord, had organized themselves long before…

Fatal drug overdoses soared in 2019, new report shows

Even as San Francisco has suffered setbacks in launching safe injection sites…

Shootings injure two men

Two men were injured in unrelated shootings Sunday afternoon in San Francisco,…

New scooters hit San Francisco streets

Revel, recently known for fatal crashes in NYC, launches in San Francisco with new safety protocols

Immunization rates drop during COVID-19 pandemic

Public health officials fear avoidance of doctors could lead to outbreaks of other diseases

Law allowing gun violence restraining orders undergoes major expansion

Legislation allows employers, co-workers and school employees to petition court to remove weapons

Enter the multiverse as Burning Man goes virtual for 2020

By Amelia Wiliams Bay City News Foundation This same time last year,…

Health officials want to relax COVID rules for SROs. Advocates say they’re putting residents at risk.

Emergency order requires outreach to SRO residents within 48 hours of positive test in building

SF State, CCSF report sharp drops in fall enrollment

Distance learning, pandemic prompt some students to opt out of classes

Song for His Father: David and the Rev. Jesse James

Guitarist and bandleader makes new music in honor of his ‘complex’ dad

California lawmakers reach deal for eviction protections that would last through January

Tenant advocates disappointed bill does not prevent all evictions

Health officials to begin taking waiver applications from elementary schools

53 schools have indicated interest in in-person teaching so far