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BUSINESS | San Francisco Official Rails Against Twitter’s Move To Relocate, Says Dorsey Is Trump’s Hand-Puppet

BUSINESS | San Francisco Official Rails Against Twitter’s Move To Relocate, Says Dorsey Is Trump’s Hand-Puppet

CHRIS WHITE TECH REPORTER . San Francisco supervisor Aaron Peskin suggested Friday that Twitter’s move to leave the high-taxed city was likely a function of CEO Jack Dorsey’s supposed reliance on President Donald Trump’s tweets. Twitter must leave San Francisco so it can be less dependent on the California city, Dorsey said in an earnings call […]

Chocolate Trends and a First Taste of New Flavors at SF Food Show

Chocolate Trends and a First Taste of New Flavors at SF Food Show

BY ILENE ENG SAN FRANCISCO⁠—A bar of Madagascar dark chocolate infused with California black figs had a fragrant, fruity taste. Dominican Republic chocolate chunks had a flavor solid and rich. A sweet dried pineapple covered in dark chocolate made its way from the Philippines. Exotic chocolates from all over the world participated in the Specialty Food Association’s (SFA) Winter Fancy […]

San Fran Politician (Weiner) Imposing Dystopian Vision on All

San Fran Politician (Weiner) Imposing Dystopian Vision on All

  Richard Eber, California Political News and Views   Meet State Senator Scott Weiner (D) San Francisco who is arguably one of the most powerful legislators in Sacramento.  An immigrant to the Bay Area following an outstanding academic record on the East Coast including graduating from Duke and Harvard Law School, Weiner became a Senator […]

Here’s How Bad San Francisco’s Poop Problem Got In 2019

Here’s How Bad San Francisco’s Poop Problem Got In 2019

PETER HASSON SENIOR REPORTER   San Francisco residents reported more than 30,000 cases of poop to authorities in 2019, city records show. As of Monday afternoon, the city’s Department of Public Works responded to 30,136 cases of “human or animal waste” this year, easily topping the 28,353 cases the agency handled in 2018 with a week still to […]

Don’t Let the Door Hit You on the Way Out – Voters in Los Angeles be warned on this D.A. Candidate

Don’t Let the Door Hit You on the Way Out – Voters in Los Angeles be warned on this D.A. Candidate

    By Nancy Tung Although I spent my high school years in a suburb of Los Angeles, I’ve called San Francisco my home for the last 19 years. In 2001, I embarked on my career of public service, joining the California Attorney General’s Office in the Criminal Division and becoming a San Francisco Assistant […]

Neighbors Ask Judge to Halt Construction of San Fran Homeless Shelter

Neighbors Ask Judge to Halt Construction of San Fran Homeless Shelter

  . By Stephen Frank,  California Political News and Views San Fran has a massive homeless problem.  Billions—yes billions are being spent (at least allocated) to fight the problem of homelessness and affordable housing).  Nice words when the politicians demand higher taxes and fees.  When it comes down to actually fixing the problem—nothing but laughter. “A […]

Why MainStreet’s Viral ‘$10,000 To Leave The Bay Area’ Offer Will Only Hurt The Region

Why MainStreet’s Viral ‘$10,000 To Leave The Bay Area’ Offer Will Only Hurt The Region

  . By Stephen Frank,  California Political News and Views Now, a company is paying workers NOT to work in San Fran.  What I do not understand is why the company stays in the toilet bowl of California. “Silicon Valley startup ‘MainStreet’ made headlines this week with its offer of paying $10,000 for people to move out […]

San Francisco’s Poop Problem: 25,000 Reported Cases Of ‘Human Or Animal Waste’ In 10 Months, Data Show

San Francisco’s Poop Problem: 25,000 Reported Cases Of ‘Human Or Animal Waste’ In 10 Months, Data Show

PETER HASSON SENIOR REPORTER   The City of San Francisco’s Department of Public Works responded to tens of thousands of “human or animal waste” reports in the first 10 months of 2019, according to the city data. The department responded to 25,084 such cases from January through October of this year, according to the city’s 311 […]

Apple Pledges $2.5 Billion To Help Combat California’s Housing Crisis

Apple Pledges $2.5 Billion To Help Combat California’s Housing Crisis

AUDREY CONKLIN REPORTER   Apple announced a $2.5 billion plan to help combat the housing crisis in California, according to a Monday press release from the tech giant. The Silicon Valley staple is one of many, including Facebook and Google, taking steps to address the state’s housing shortage that came in part after the tech giants invaded the area, bringing […]

Auditor: State’s 12 largest cities all at financial risk

Auditor: State’s 12 largest cities all at financial risk

    By Chris Reed According to a new website run by California State Auditor Elaine Howle and her staff, the dozen most populated cities in California all have significant fiscal problems and will be forced into major adjustments in coming years. Eleven of the cities – Los Angeles, San Diego, San Jose, San Francisco, Fresno, Sacramento, […]

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