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Julius Castle lawsuit thrown out

Owner hopes to reopen Telegraph Hill landmark hilltop eatery by end of year.

Historic Spanish Colonial Oakland church becomes new apartments

After three years, Rose on Bond blooms.

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Protected bike lane in SoMa completed in record time

"Now, we need to see this type of action on other streets, before someone is hit and killed, starting with Folsom and Howard from Embarcadero to 11th Street."

Japanese inventor broke new ground with safety-conscious design 52 years ago today

BART and Muni’s tactile paving blocks helped make public transit more accessible.

Condo in historic Belgravia building asks $1.75M

Swoon!

‘Highly visible eyesore’: Hillsborough sues owner of Flintstone House

Yabba Dabba due process?

California Supreme Court spurns infamous SF landlord

Anne Kihagi’s years-long fight with City Hall comes up short in court.

San Francisco rents declared highest worldwide—again

SF’s $3,690 median rent on a one-bedroom apartment is global peak.

BART promises to replace chronically broken escalators

41 new escalators inside SF stations will take seven years to install

Carmel midcentury with guest house seeks $1.32M

Comes with views of the ocean and loads of redwood paneling.

What $2,500 rents in San Francisco right now 

Five new rentals, from the Mission to Cole Valley—which home would you choose?

Historic Berkeley mansion chops $1 million off price tag

Circa-1914 Spring Mansion is no stranger to price cuts.

Parking along Howard Street removed where cyclist died

"Ultimately cars are the most dangerous," said Mayor London Breed.

BART endorses major transit-housing bill

Bay Area’s biggest transit network backs SB 50.

Oakland Marathon runners first to jog on Bay Bridge

But the bridge won’t close to motorists.

Drought Monitor declares California drought-free [Update]

The Bay Area has seen more rain this year than Seattle.

The 30 best things to do in San Francisco with kids

San Francisco is a mecca for families, with a laundry list of kid-friendly attractions that go way beyond the cliched tourist destinations (we're looking at you, Alcatraz). Here are the 30 best.

Bay Area cities decades—even centuries—behind on affordable housing

Some cities wouldn’t meet current targets before 2525.

SF anticipates housing doom and gloom after new tech IPOs

City lawmakers want to know how companies like Lyft, Spotify, and Slack will further gentrify San Francisco.

The case against lawns

As we surround more houses with grass, we deprive ourselves of natural signposts.

Renovated ’60s A-frame in Alpine Meadows asks $629K

Comes with exposed wood-burning stove and Heath ceramic kitchen tiles.

What $4,200 rents in San Francisco right now 

Five new rentals, from Nob Hill to the Sunset—which home would you choose?

Sen. Scott Wiener makes sweeping revisions to transit-housing bill [Correction]

California lawmaker packs "More Homes Act" with affordable-housing language, adds ferry lines to the menu.

Small earthquakes across Bay Area Monday night

San Ramon, Morgan Hill shaken but not stirred by late tremors.

Silicon Valley might get huge new monument honoring tech industry

Proposed landmark would appear in San Jose parkland that conservationists say should remain untouched.

Oscar Grant mural in progress at Fruitvale BART Station

Artist Refa One commemorates slain Oakland man more than ten years after his death.

Jackson Square condo inside renovated building asks $2.1M

Building was featured in Alfred Hitchcock’s Vertigo.

Bay Area lawmaker aims to nix daylight saving switch—again

Kevin Chu’s new bill would stop the clocks.

Demand for more protected bike lanes following death of cyclist in SoMa

"There’s no reason for any delay on completing Howard Street, and the other critical bike and pedestrian safety infrastructure projects in SoMa, Market Street, the Tenderloin, and beyond."

San Francisco must take over Housing Authority as feds finally fed up with troubled agency

Rent relief for 14,000 low-income households now in city’s hands.

Hayward curbs evictions with ‘just cause’ vote

City changes rent rules to head off anticipated evictions.

‘Paradise at the end of the world’: An oral history of the Sea Ranch (Part I)

A two-part oral history mining the origins and controversies surrounding California’s most bucolic planned community—and forecasting its future

Caltrain to sell naming rights

Corporate branding of stations could generate millions.

San Francisco’s best privately owned public open spaces (POPOS)

Neither obvious nor clearly marked, POPOS are all over downtown San Francisco—and everyone is welcome.

What $3,300 rents in Oakland right now 

Five new rentals from across the bridge.

Here’s what you’ll need for an earthquake preparedness kit

Experts recommend people be self-sufficient for at least three days following a major quake.

SF’s unexpected property tax ‘windfall’ goes to housing, homeless programs

Battle over bonus cash ends in boost to mayor’s housing agenda.

Airbnb buys HotelTonight to build ‘end-to-end travel platform’

Analysts believe the company needs to expand and diversify before going public.

San Rafael Eichler with many original details asks $1.2M

Built in 1958.