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San Francisco Unified School District teachers, faculty and supporters rally in front of 555 Franklin Street the administration offices of the school district demanding higher pay to counter the rising cost of living. (Emma Chiang/Special to S.F. Examiner)

SF closer to building teacher housing as state bill clears legislative hurdle

San Francisco could soon move forward with building affordable housing for educators…

 

New data appears to show that rents in San Francisco may be dropping in some neighborhoods. (Joel Angel Juárez/Special to S.F. Examiner)

Are rents in SF really dropping?

It wasn’t until San Francisco resident Gary McCoy stopped looking for an…

 

First-of-its-kind report details code enforcement cases in SF homes

First-of-its-kind report details code enforcement cases in SF homes

San Francisco has been in the national spotlight in recent years for…

 

MIKE KOOZMIN/THE S.F. EXAMINERThe median home price in the San Francisco metro area is just more than $1 million

Report: SF is nation’s least affordable home-buying market

Those in the middle class, that shrinking and ever malleable American identifier,…

MIKE KOOZMIN/THE S.F. EXAMINERThe median home price in the San Francisco metro area is just more than $1 million
(Mike Koozmin/The S.F. Examiner)

St. Anthony’s to open new, larger dining room on foundation’s 64th anniversary Saturday

When Father Alfred Boeddeker opened the St. Anthony's Dining Room in the…

(Mike Koozmin/The S.F. Examiner)
mike koozmin/S.f. Examiner file photoSFUSD teachers rallied outside of the SFUSD administrative building on April 22

SF teachers union members support second strike vote

The union representing public school teachers in The City has passed its…

mike koozmin/S.f. Examiner file photoSFUSD teachers rallied outside of the SFUSD administrative building on April 22
Mike Koozmin/2012 S.f. Examiner file photoThe City’s public schools were able to pay employees including lunch monitors less than San Francisco’s minimum wage because the SFUSD is a state agency.

SFUSD looks to meet city’s minimum wage

San Francisco Unified School District is one of the largest employers in…

Mike Koozmin/2012 S.f. Examiner file photoThe City’s public schools were able to pay employees including lunch monitors less than San Francisco’s minimum wage because the SFUSD is a state agency.
Mike Koozmin/The SF ExaminerMayor Ed Lee

SF must have minimum-wage conversation

The conversation about raising San Francisco’s minimum wage will be tricky —…

Mike Koozmin/The SF ExaminerMayor Ed Lee
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San Francisco must address housing, not bicker

San Francisco has a housing crisis. On top of the increases in…

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Cindy Chew/2009 s.f. Examiner file photoRising rents and a shortage of housing in San Francisco have spurred advocates for tenants to seek change.

New poll shows San Franciscans are hungry for more housing

San Franciscans are worried about the cost of living and mostly blaming…

Cindy Chew/2009 s.f. Examiner file photoRising rents and a shortage of housing in San Francisco have spurred advocates for tenants to seek change.