Not long ago, we wrote about how members of the Board of Supervisors have allotted themselves $100,000 apiece to sprinkle about their districts as they see fit. On the one hand, it's hard to argue against playgrounds and sunshine and happiness and other such things the supes have pushed money toward ... More >>
San Francisco supervisors plan to hold a hearing tomorrow on how the city can crack down on "wage theft" -- the practice of employers stiffing workers for overtime, sick pay, or even minimum wage.Supervisors David Campos and Eric Mar are sponsoring the hearing, which will take place at 10 a.m. in ... More >>
Voting by race has made the city's political representation more Asian. It could be what puts 33-year-old Jane Kim on the board of supervisors.
Our favorite morsel from the Web. Last week press reports referenced the study by the Chinese Progressive Association documenting worker abuses in Chinatown restaurants. The study -- "Check, Please!" - lacked the bubbly blonde Leslie Sbrocco (host of the KQED viewer review show with a similar nam ... More >>
A crowd of at least 100 people gathered outside the Union Square Apple store yesterday evening for what may be the first large scale American protest of Foxxconn, a Chinese factory that produces iPads and iPhones.
Flickr user soyunterroristaDave Snyder, organizer of transit ridersLast month's well-publicized service rollbacks at Muni were long anticipated by unhappy bus riders, motorists and regular transit activists, but at least one man has tried to capitalize on the transit agency's woes. Longtime trans ... More >>
vanessa d./YelpMedjool would be seriously impacted.We're proponents of smoking fish, swine, tomatoes, and peppers ― but Camel Lights? These days, not so much. There was a time long ago when a fog of cigarette smoke hanging up around the rafters of a dive bar implied authenticity, effectivel ... More >>