After the Super Bowl leaves town, San Francisco can stop vandalizing corporate statues and go back to focusing on more important projects, like imagining the day the Bay Bridge bike path might finally cross the entire San Francisco Bay.
It’s no secret that San Francisco residents are pissed about Super Bowl 50 invading their city. But now they can take that piss public with the city’s first open-air urinal, where you can pee freely, starting today.
And here we thought taking down the transit wires would be the worst of it. San Francisco is under siege from the NFL and the people who live there don’t like this one bit. Behold the devastation that Super Bowl 50 hath wrought upon a little city named Frisco.
Here’s one we probably saw coming. San Francisco’s largest taxi company is filing for bankruptcy, citing competition from Uber and Lyft. But it’s not too late for Yellow Cab yet.
It’s no secret that thousands of Silicon Valley tech workers who would rather live in San Francisco are being bused in and out of the city every day. But after these policies have come under fire, it appears that a handful those tech companies are trying to encourage employees to live closer to work.
Internet cafes started as coffee shops where you could check email. But over the years, people turned them into dens for sharing pirated music, hotspots for video game addiction, and even temporary housing.
One of the largest remaining chunks of San Francisco’s Bay Bridge is coming down tomorrow, as engineers continue to dismantle the aging piece of infrastructure. But how to protect the fish and other wildlife in the area as it gets taken down? By blowing bubbles.
Super Bowls and public transportation don’t always mix, and sometimes the result is nothing less than apocalyptic. Usually the problem is that cities need more transit to handle more people. But here’s the odd idea for the next Super Bowl, being held in San Francisco: Take some of that transit away.
Justin Majeczky was perched high above the Golden Gate Bridge on Slacker Hill executing some time-lapse photography last night when something showed up in his frame that he surely didn’t expect—a Trident D5 ballistic missile launched by the USS Kentucky off the coast of Southern California.
Yesterday, San Francisco voters defeated Proposition F, a set of regulations for short-term rentals which many thought might help ease its housing problems. The defeat is being credited almost singlehandedly to Airbnb. Will the entire city of San Francisco become overrun with Airbnb rentals now? Probably not. Have we…
San Francisco’s attempt to more tightly control services like Airbnb has been voted down in a city-wide ballot.
Unbearably cute, self-congratulatory conference room names are a startup office cliché, but money collection app Tilt takes home the prize for most simultaneously lofty and bizarre choices: Famous sites of human suffering.
This week, Airbnb rolled out a series of ads around San Francisco to raise awareness of the $12m or so it raises for the city through hotel taxes. Sadly, the effect was passive-aggressive — and it’s now at the receiving end of biting criticism.
The San Francisco housing market is notoriously insane right now. However, maybe don’t try to get around it by squatting in a conveniently vacant $12.5 million mansion abandoned by a bankrupt tech bro, and helping yourself to hundreds of thousands of dollars worth of artwork left hanging on its walls.
Many of San Francisco workers are being priced far out of the city due to the housing shortage. But how far? According to one person’s calculations, rents are so high, it would be worth it to move to Las Vegas and fly back to San Francisco for work.
This happened just off the dock for the Alcatraz Island ferry in downtown San Francisco. Waters surrounding the city are some of the most great white infested in the world.
The Subway, the El, the Tube, the Métro: Trains have been transporting humans around cities since 1863. But too many public transit systems still run like they’re stuck in the 19th century. That needs to change.