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Winds of Change Coming to San Francisco?

Winds of Change Coming to San Francisco?

    By Richard Eber (a 4th generation native) San Francisco is literally falling apart at the seams.  Pier 39 is a ghost town. Hotels are empty that ordinarily host the convention and tourist trades.  It is estimated that at least 50% of all restaurants located in the “City by the Bay” will never reopen […]

San Francisco to ‘Shelter in Place’ Over Coronavirus, Says Mayor

San Francisco to ‘Shelter in Place’ Over Coronavirus, Says Mayor

BY JACK PHILLIPS   San Francisco and several nearby California counties were directed to shelter in place starting 12:00 a.m. on Tuesday until April 7, in an attempt to contain the COVID-19 outbreak. “Effective at midnight, San Francisco will require people to stay home except for essential needs. Necessary government functions & essential stores will remain […]

San Francisco Bans All Events Over 1,000 People Over Coronavirus Fears

San Francisco Bans All Events Over 1,000 People Over Coronavirus Fears

BY ZACHARY STIEBER  San Francisco officials are banning all events in California that would have over 1,000 people in attendance, in an attempt to try to slow the spread of the new coronavirus. The move “is necessary to slow the spread of COVID-19, and builds on our previous public health recommendations,” San Francisco Mayor London Breed said in […]

San Francisco ‘Cuddle Party’ Canceled Due To Coronavirus

San Francisco ‘Cuddle Party’ Canceled Due To Coronavirus

MARLO SAFI CONTRIBUTOR   The coronavirus outbreak has prompted the organizer of San Francisco’s “Cuddle Party” to cancel the March gathering to avoid spreading the virus.  Dr. Yoni Alkan, the event’s organizer, told Business Insider that the next scheduled party on March 14 has been cancelled due to coronavirus concerns and in accordance with the city’s recommendation to avoid […]

San Francisco Ignored ICE And Released An Illegal Alien Who Had Been Arrested Seven Times

San Francisco Ignored ICE And Released An Illegal Alien Who Had Been Arrested Seven Times

JASON HOPKINS IMMIGRATION AND POLITICS REPORTER . Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) agents apprehended an illegal alien who was near a courthouse in San Francisco on Tuesday, and he since remains in ICE custody.  The alien touted a storied criminal history, having been arrested at least seven times and carried three different felony convictions.  ICE had […]

Maslenitsa Festival in San Francisco Welcomes Springtime the Russian Way

Maslenitsa Festival in San Francisco Welcomes Springtime the Russian Way

BY ILENE ENG SAN FRANCISCO—At the Russian Center of San Francisco, visitors tasted a bit of traditional Russia through three floors of food, music, and dancing on the weekend before the holiday known as Maslenitsa. For Russians, Maslenitsa, also called Pancake Week or Butter Week, is an ancient holiday to welcome spring. This year, Maslenitsa runs from Feb. […]

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 […]

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