Aside from leaving commuters stranded, what is this BART strike really accomplishing? What we do know is that it's definitely created momentum among all unions in the Bay Area. Along with a possible AC Transit walkout, there are striking concessionaires at AT&T Park, protesting security guards at G ... More >>
Perhaps incessant rain is a better backdrop for long-term romance. More likely, though, it's cheaper rents that help keep a family together. Whatever the reason, gay couples are loving Seattle. The Seattle Times is claiming that gays are flocking to the Emerald City with such frequency that the ... More >>
Welcome to the hub of American prosperity. Yesterday, the Census Bureau released the results from the 2011 American Community Survey, and in the competition for Wealthiest City in America, the Bay Area snagged gold and silver. San Jose took the top spot, with a median income of $76,593 and San Fra ... More >>
A shifting political landscapeIn a year that has been marked by Asian ascendancy in city politics -- including the appointment of the city's first Chinese-American Mayor Ed Lee -- U.S. Census Bureau data released today highlights an interesting yet not so surprising fact: San Francisco is b ... More >>
Audrey FukumanClick to enlarge. This Thanksgiving, as you sit around the table with your family and attempt to dodge pointed questions about your love life and career, divert attention from yourself by spewing forth one of these fascinating Turkey Day facts. Once the topic of conversation has ... More >>
There's San Francisco, on the far left...Was it the brightest thing for the government to stack its deadlines so U.S. Census Deadline Day is just 24 hours after Tax Day? Perhaps not. But that question isn't on the census, which is due today. If census return rates had been a horse race, your humb ... More >>
Count it.Hooray! It's that magical day when the census form arrives! This year we're even more excited about it, because as you may have read, there's now an option for gay married people to proclaim their actual status. Also, even if a gay couple with no official marriage license considers itsel ... More >>
Don't be too concerned with the originators of Proposition 98. instead, look at what they might deliver.
Culling data from the Census Bureau and the National Geographic Society Green Guide, Popular Science has ranked the top 50 greenest cities in the U.S., measuring all the usual suspects -- there are 30 in all -- including air quality, electricity use and transportation habits. The not-so-shocking res ... More >>
Week of Wednesday, November 29, 2006
This just in: San Francisco is a singles' paradise!
A new anthology argues that reading and writing still matter
Board of Supervisors; Population Growth; Dot-com Layoffs
The Return of the Insider
For 25 years, Harvey Ross has rooted out the waste and lies of politicians and bureaucrats. But some say he's too lost in the line items to see the big picture