16 May 2012

San Francisco looks to improve taxi service

San Francisco city officials are working on ways to ease the pain of hailing a cab and finding inventive ways to improve taxi service. The San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency

09 May 2012

VIDEO: Sunday Streets engages community in the Mission

Families, local businesses, community programs and visitors gathered at the Mission May 6 for its first of four Sunday Streets. Sunday Streets is a neighborhood event that brings people together

09 May 2012

SF State commuter students may be forced to buy Clipper card

Update 5/12/12: Beginning Aug. 1, students who scan their Clipper cards before exiting BART will have 23 hours to use the transfer before it voids, as opposed to a one hour

29 Apr 2012

New cameras installed on Muni buses to catch cars in bus-only lanes

Motorists in San Francisco who park or drive in bus lanes may soon be in for a rude awakening. In an effort to improve bus services, the San Francisco Municipal

26 Apr 2012

San Francisco Summer Jobs+ program aims to find work for young people

Going out into the workforce can be an intimidating and frightening experience, especially for those seeking their first employment. San Francisco’s Summer Jobs+ is a local program designed to get young

09 Apr 2012

San Francisco residents join campaign to conserve water

Conserving water could be as simple as singing a shorter song in the shower or fixing a leaky faucet, and now there are reasons worth thousands of dollars to do

03 Apr 2012

New legislation on student housing in San Francisco in the works

Students may not need to use Craigslist to find housing anymore. Together, Supervisor Scott Wiener, the San Francisco Planning Department and the San Francisco Housing Action Coalition have been working

28 Mar 2012

Ranked-choice voting could be eliminated by new measure on November ballot

It seems that top three lists are successful in ranking movies and tourist destinations, but not so much in elections. A measure to eliminate ranked-choice voting will be given to

23 Mar 2012

San Francisco LGBT community spotlights injustice

Imagine living in a country where being gay is considered a crime. A place where people feel restrained from expressing their sexual orientation, are persecuted and always fear the day

07 Mar 2012

San Francisco ban on plastic grocery store bags to take effect in October

Retail customers in San Francisco will soon have another change to add to their purchase if they want a bag to carry home their goods. In an effort to be

01 Mar 2012

Low attendance at Day of Action rally leaves demonstrators worried

About a hundred protesters, including students, teachers and members of Occupy SF, gathered at the California State building before 3 p.m. in support of the Day of Action for Education.

29 Feb 2012

America's Cup stirs up controversy in San Francisco

Residents and organizations in San Francisco recently appealed the findings of the final Environmental Impact Report for the 34th America’s Cup, but were disappointed when construction was approved by the

22 Feb 2012

New city ordinance imposes fee, places restrictions on San Francisco dog walkers

Commercial dog walkers in San Francisco are apprehensive about a newly-approved city ordinance that will limit them to walking no more than eight dogs at a time in all city

07 Feb 2012

Gay marriage supporters react to ruling against Proposition 8

The announcement by the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals that Proposition 8 had been ruled unconstitutional drew hundreds to the courthouse in support of gay marriage. Demonstrators chanted “marriage equality”