San Francisco

Officials weighing fix for Hetch Hetchy tunnel

  SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — San Francisco’s public utilities commission is deciding whether to rebuild or repair a key tunnel in the Hetch Hetchy water system that it says is in danger of collapse. San Francisco […]

08/14/2014

George Limperis, a realtor with Paragon Real Estate Group, walks in the backyard of a property in the Noe Valley neighborhood in San Francisco, Wednesday, July 30, 2014. In the souped-up world of San Francisco real estate, where the median selling price for homes and condominiums hit seven figures for the first time last month, the cool million that would fetch a mansion on a few acres elsewhere will now barely cover the cost of an 800-square foot starter home that needs work and may or may not include private parking. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu)

In San Francisco real estate, $1M won’t buy much

  SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — San Francisco Association of Realtors President Betty Taisch has two words of advice for those who want to live here and think $1 million will buy them their dream house: […]

07/31/2014

Soda tax

Is soda tax on tap for San Francisco?

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) – San Francisco lawmakers will decide whether a two-cent-per-ounce soda tax will appear on ballots this fall. The Board of Supervisors is scheduled to decide Tuesday whether to put the tax before […]

07/22/2014

Two surfers ride a wave near Fort Point below the Golden Gate Bridge in this May 3, 2014 file photo in San Francisco.  (AP Photo/Eric Risberg, File)

Golden Gate Bridge suicide barrier up for vote

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — For John Brooks, the years of waiting for officials to come up with money for a suicide barrier on San Francisco’s majestic Golden Gate Bridge have been agonizing. He has fought […]

06/27/2014

Site of Boeing 777 Asiana Airlines flight 214 that crashed while landing at the San Francisco International Airport. (National Transportation Security Board / AP Photo)

Investigators eye pilots’ actions in Asiana crash

WASHINGTON (AP) – Nearly a year after Asiana Flight 214 crashed while landing in San Francisco, the National Transportation Safety Board is meeting to determine what went wrong, who’s to blame and how to prevent […]

06/24/2014

A cable car and parking meter near San Francisco's financial district. (AP Photo/Ben Margot, File)

San Francisco tells firm to stop auctions of parking spaces

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — San Francisco City Attorney Dennis Herrera has issued a cease-and-desist demand to a mobile app called Monkey Parking, which allows people to auction off public parking spaces that they’re using to […]

06/23/2014

The sun shines through the Olympic rings at the Cross Country stadium at the 2014 Winter Olympics, Tuesday, Feb. 4, 2014, in Krasnaya Polyana, Russia. (AP Photo/Gregorio Borgia)

LA still in the running for 2024 Olympic Games

Boston, Los Angeles, San Francisco and Washington are the cities still in the running for a possible U.S. bid to host the 2024 Summer Olympics. A person briefed on the U.S. Olympic Committee’s decision-making process […]

06/13/2014

Cable car in SF

San Francisco transit workers call in sick again

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) – San Francisco’s famed cable cars halted for a second straight day, and the rest of the city’s transit system experienced delays after drivers called in sick again on Tuesday, days after […]

06/03/2014

@HiddenCash's Twitter profile photo (via Twitter)

Anonymous “HiddenCash” creates social media frenzy

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Someone is dropping envelopes full of cash across San Francisco — and causing an international frenzy on social media. An anonymous man with the Twitter handle @HiddenCash has been hiding money […]

05/28/2014

This image provided by Sergio Loza shows Loza holding up an envelope that had cash hidden in it in San Francisco, on Sunday, May 25, 2014. Loza followed the clues from a Twitter user using the handle @HiddenCash to find the money. The mysterious person has been hiding money throughout the city since Friday that's leading scores on a scavenger hunt.  (AP Photo/Sergio Loza)

Anonymous “HiddenCash” creates social media frenzy

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Someone is dropping envelopes full of cash across San Francisco — and causing an international frenzy on social media. An anonymous man with the Twitter handle @HiddenCash has been hiding money […]

05/28/2014

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