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‘Basketball-sized’ chunk of radioactive dirt found beneath Treasure Island home

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San Francisco’s most glorious fountains

From a fountain of turtles to a misting dandelion, these gushers will have you gushing.

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Architectural criticism has a problem but it’s not press trips

The issue isn’t flights and hotels—it’s about who grants and gets access.

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What it really costs to live in the Bay Area

The numbers behind 24/7 Wall Street’s designation of SF as the U.S.’s most expensive city.

California High-Speed Rail board votes to bring trains to San Francisco

"Blended route" for the way to San Jose—and beyond.

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An illustrated guide to San Francisco architecture

Enjoy the city’s stylistic diversity, from Queen Anne to contemporary buildings.

Mission Street SRO and bar destroyed in fire back up for sale

Last sold in 2017, the Bernal Heights corner property burned down in 2016.

What $2,300 rents in San Francisco right now

Five new rentals, from the Tenderloin to Crocker-Amazon—which "affordable" home do you prefer?

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How do buildings contribute to climate change?

It involves how we construct buildings, how we use them, and where they’re located.

Historic Charles Woodworth home—a Berkeley landmark—asks $1.99M

Built in 1905, this house comes with detailed woodwork inside and out.

Trump threatens SF with sanctions over homelessness

"We can’t have our cities going to hell," said the president following his trip to Silicon Valley for a fundraiser.

SFO runway renovation ends eight days early

Reconstruction of critical runway turns out to be less extensive than anticipated.

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Get your hands dirty at these SF ceramic studios

From throwing to glazing, you’ll learn everything you need to know at one of these studios.

What residents love—and loathe—the most in every SF neighborhood

Spoiler: Everybody dislikes Muni.

Ben Carson visit to SF housing development prompts protest

The secretary of Housing and Urban Development also refused to meet with Mayor Breed.

Milpitas to name landfill road after Barack Obama

"It is going to be one of the biggest embarrassments in the nation," says mayor.

Lower Pac Heights Victorian cuts $300K from price tag

Comes with views of Cottage Row.

KQED breaks ground on major renovations for its headquarters

It’s a beautiful day in the neighborhood.

What $4,700 rents in San Francisco right now

Five new rentals, from Russian Hill to the Sunset—which pricey pad do you prefer?

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Apartment buildings with luxe amenities

Behold the perks of living in one of the city’s newer residential towers.

What’s happening with the shuttered McDonald’s in the Haight?

The city searches for developer to build housing at deserted fast food joint.

The Bay Area had 218 days of lousy air in 2018

But San Francisco itself suffered just a handful outside of the wildfire crisis.

Muni trains tie own terrible on-time record for 2019

Subway passengers hurry up and wait.

Renovated Mission Dolores Victorian flat comes with a Nordic twist

Dark blue facade hides a surprise.

SF, San Jose regions building 11,300-plus homes this year

San Francisco has tens of thousands of units in production, but only a fraction ready to deliver.

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SF’s best furniture and home design shops

Reignite your apartment or home with a small refresh or total makeover at these shops specializing in furniture and home decor.

BART operators say new cars have potentially deadly design flaw

This is the second time train drivers have shown up to warn directors about possible defects

New art installation will fill Grace Cathedral with heavenly light, music

"Visitors look upward through a slight atmospheric haze and are enveloped in a 100-foot-tall shifting curtain of light."

Take a look at San Jose’s first pre-approved, Scandinavian-inspired ADU

Minimalist prefab home starts at $199,000.

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Cool down at one of these pools or swimming spots in the Bay Area

From rope swinging into Bass Lake to taking a dip in the Contra Loma swim lagoon, these are the best—and cheapest—places to swim in the Bay Area.

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Should you move to SF?

Twenty-one pieces of advice on neighborhoods, transportation, and cost of living for anyone considering a move to San Francisco.

Central Subway delayed until 2021

Deja vu all over again.

‘Full House’ home cuts price

A not-so very special episode.

California Assembly passes statewide rent control bill

David Chiu’s bill will cap rent hikes on most California apartments.

A massive wind chime installation comes to Sonoma

This gleaming work from artist Doug Aitken is so soothing.

Steam rises from Salesforce Tower, causes fire scare

SF’s tallest building is not on fire.

SF’s ‘cruelest landlord’ sued by her own lawyer

Who defends you in that case?

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How to pick a neighborhood in SF

Nine things to consider before choosing a ’hood.

Berkeley midcentury with conversation pit asks $1.69M

Designed by John Hans Ostwald.

Judge decides not to block Embarcadero homeless center construction

Waterfront residents alleged "irreparable harm" if construction continues through December.

What $3,400 rents you in SF right now

Five new rentals, from SoMa to Bayview.

New A’s stadium at Oakland’s Howard Terminal clears Senate, moves closer to reality

Bonta’s bill wins unanimous vote.