San Francisco

Home prices are soaring — here are the 20 places where owners are reaping the biggest profits in 2017

Saturday, April 29, 2017 Constance Brinkley-Badgett businessinsider.com If you’re looking to buy or sell a home this year, you probably know the housing market is booming in virtually every corner of the country. In fact, homeowners who sold in the … Continue reading

Bay Area population growth slows, some counties losing people

Wednesday March 22, 2017 by Kurtis Alexander sfgate.com Photo: Lea Suzuki, The Chronicle Lolly Mitchell of Redwood City sits for a portrait in her living room nearly empty of furniture on Wednesday, March 22, 2017 in Redwood City, Calif. Mitchell … Continue reading

Why do some hate the nickname ‘Frisco’?

Saturday March 4, 2017 by Vinnee Tong, KQED sfgate.com Photo: Michael Macor, The Chronicle   FRISCO. Just try dropping that word into conversation these days and see what kind of response you get. Chances are good the nickname will be … Continue reading

San Francisco now accepting bids to redesign “unwelcoming” Civic Center

January 23, 2017 by Adam Brinklow sf.curbed.com Mayor’s administration tired of plaza’s current look, suggests “thoughtful design” replace it   Courtesy City of San Francisco On Saturday, Civic Center Plaza hosted 70,000-100,000 people in one of the largest public demonstrations … Continue reading

Exercise Meets Sightseeing in San Francisco

January 23, 2017 Rachel Ward wheretraveler.com For many, the start of a new year is an ideal time to focus on staying active and spending more time outside. In San Francisco you can easily accomplish those goals while getting in … Continue reading

Neighborhood Spotlight: Noe Valley

Wednesday, Jan 18, 2017 Sponsor in Arts & Entertainment sfist.com Noe Valley is a picturesque neighborhood that is located almost directly in the center of San Francisco. Thanks to adjacent Twin Peaks, it is sheltered from the coastal fog and winds … Continue reading

Insiders reveal their favorite SF neighborhoods of 2016

San Francisco notables talk about their favorite ‘hoods Friday, December 30, 2016 Brock Keeling sf.curbed.com As the year draws to a close, Curbed SF asked bigwigs in San Francisco’s architectural, design, and x-factor/je ne sais quois industries to give us … Continue reading

Bernal Heights, San Francisco: An Inclusive Village With Lofty Prices

Property values have rapidly appreciated in this southeast San Francisco neighborhood, but there’s still a communal vibe — and a coyote. Continue reading

My Perfect 24 Hours In San Francisco With Kids

Monday, December 5th, 2016 Marta Learning Escapes I love discovering new places, but some cities have such a special pull on me that no matter how many times I visit them, I still long to go back. One of them … Continue reading

San Francisco has become a city for rich renters

Sunday, November 6th, 2016 Wolf Richter Business Insider Renters have long struggled with soaring rents in some of the top housing markets in the US. In San Francisco, it’s called the “Housing Crisis” because middle-class households, such as teachers, can … Continue reading