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Just what constitutes affordable housing? It's a question that,... More»

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It’s been 22 years since Art Agnos left office as mayor of San Francisco. But his legacy—protégé of George Moscone, defender of the homeless,... More»


Ed Lee is many things. Mustache model. Mayor. Human embodiment of the color beige. It's easy to forget that back in the day, he was actually kind of... More»


Bay Area residents without health insurance are clustered geographically in neighborhoods in West Oakland, Richmond, and San Francisco's Mission District.... More»


At this point, the existence of a widening wealth gap in San Francisco is... More»


Urbanist think tank SPUR—which has the ear of Mayor Ed Lee and the media on planning issues—just released an ambitious blueprint for how to... More»


San Francisco is a great place to live. Just don't ask about how much it costs to live here or how hard it is to find housing. That's the major... More»


At its meeting today, the Board of Supervisors gave final approval to plans for a new Apple store in Union Square at Post and Stockton, thereby ending a... More»


On March 25, 1989, Tim Berners-Lee, a young computer scientist, published a paper... More»


New York magazine writer Kevin Roose is on a tear lately. And we don't just mean his feature on young Wall Street employees moving to Silicon... More»