Articles Posted in the News Category

  • San Francisco named second greenest city in U.S.

    San Francisco named second greenest city in U.S.

    An easterly view of San Francisco shows the Moscone Convention Center with rooftop solar panels, one of several qualifications used by Popular Science Magazine to nominate San Francisco as the second greenest city in the…

  • Bay Area News Briefs

    Bay Area News Briefs

    By Maya Strausberg February 25, 2008 Missing Tenderloin girl found A 10-year-old girl who was reported missing Saturday from the Tenderloin neighborhood turned up in a residence Sunday, according to San Francisco police spokesman Steve…

  • Bay Area News Briefs

    Bay Area News Briefs

    By Mike Aldax February 23, 2008 California courts unanimously approves reforms in handling of domestic violence cases The governing body of California courts Friday recommended major reforms in the handling of domestic violence cases, though…

  • Supreme Court rejects restaurant group bidto suspend City health care mandate

    Supreme Court rejects restaurant group bid
    to suspend City health care mandate

    By Julia Cheever February 22, 2008 A bid by a restaurant owners’ group to halt a mandate for businesses to help pay for the city of San Francisco’s health plan was turned down by a…

  • Yahoo! rejects $44.6 billion takover bid by Microsoft

    Yahoo! rejects $44.6 billion takover bid by Microsoft

    By Jason Bennert February 11, 2008 Internet giant Yahoo! today formally rejected the $44.6 billion takeover bid made by Microsoft earlier this month. The Microsoft bid for Yahoo! is worth $31 a share. However, in…

  • All Aboard: Why California Needs High Speed Trains

    All Aboard: Why California Needs High Speed Trains

    Assemblymember Fiona Ma By Fiona Ma April 17, 2007 Earlier this month, I took the ride of my life on a high-speed train that broke the world speed record. A French TGV (train à grande…

  • Daly victory saves the soul of San Francisco

    Incumbent Supervisor Chris Daly and wife, Sarah Low Daly, take to the stage at the DNA Lounge in the heartland of San Francisco’s District 6 to announce a momentous victory over big money and dirty…