- Business Insider 13:28October 27, 2020Uber fires ethnic minority drivers based on a 'racially-biased' star-rating system, a new lawsuit claims. It accuses Uber of 'intentional race discrimination.'Uber has fired "likely hundreds, if not thousands" of ethnic-minority Uber drivers based on discriminatory star ratings, the lawsuit claims.
< Tech Insider, Uber, San Francisco, Tech, Discrimination, Workers Rights, Racial Discrimination, Court Case >
- Business Insider 16:15October 25, 2020The one good thing in 2020 was suddenly cheap rent in Manhattan and San Francisco — but the bill could be up for cities soonRecord numbers are fleeing New York and San Francisco, accelerating a years-old trend. But what's really new for these cities is the financial strain.
< Economy, Arts & Culture, Real Estate, New York, Manhattan, San Francisco, Housing, analysis, Housing Affordability >
- Business Insider 23:37October 24, 2020Inside a 'haunted' 150-year-old million-dollar castle hidden away in San Francisco with underground caves and a toilet in the shape of a throneThe San Francisco castle — built in 1870 as a brewery and home — is all but hidden and has hosted events like Google dinner parties.
< Tech Insider, Life, Travel, Features, Visual Slideshow, San Francisco, Castle, Silicon Valley, San Francisco Bay Area >
- Breitbart News 15:14October 21, 2020Kamala Harris Failed to Prosecute Illegal MS-13 Gang Member Months Before He Murdered Bologna FamilyA known MS-13 Gang member, living illegally in the United States, was arrested but went unprosecuted by then-San Francisco District Attorney Kamala Harris' office months before he murdered a California family.
< Crime, Immigration, Politics, Angel Family, California, illegal alien, illegal immigration, Kamala Harris, mass immigration, MS-13 Gang, San Francisco, Tony Bologna >
- Business Insider 21:51October 20, 2020Ousted Uber cofounder Travis Kalanick has reportedly spent $130 million on buildings for his secret ghost kitchen startup. Here's what it's like inside one of them.The ousted founder opened a CloudKitchens location in San Francisco as part of his new venture into the ghost-kitchen market, so we paid it a visit.
< Tech Insider, Retail, Careers, Features, Travis Kalanick, CloudKitchens, Ghost Kitchens, San Francisco, Tech >
- Business Insider 01:41October 20, 2020After a lemur was stolen from the San Francisco Zoo, a 5-year-old boy helped zookeepers track it downJames Trinh spotted Maki the lemur outside his preschool in Daly City. He and his family now have lifetime memberships to the San Francisco Zoo.
< Science, News, Zoo, Animals, Lemur, San Francisco >
- Observer 19:36October 19, 2020Streaming Opera This Week Is Something for the SongbirdsAn archival performance by superstar Cecilia Bartoli and a comic opera about a little-known Belgian pastime highlight this week's online offerings.
< Baruch Performing Arts Center, Metropolitan Opera, San Francisco Opera, streaming, White Snake Projects >
- Breitbart News 16:14October 19, 2020SF Mulls Changing 'Racist' School Names, Including Washington and Lincoln: Black Mayor Calls Timing ‘Offensive’The San Francisco Unified School District announced the names of 44 school names could be changed because of alleged links to racism and “colonization,” including those named after presidents George Washington and Abraham Lincoln. Sen. Dianne Feinstein’s (D-CA) namesake is also on the list.
< Education, Health, Politics, Abraham Lincoln, colonization, coronavirus, Dianne Feinstein, George Washington, London Breed, racism, San Francisco, schools >
- Breitbart News 20:57October 18, 2020Antifa Knocks Out Black Man’s Teeth for Holding Free Speech Rally While Calling Him 'N' WordAn Antifa counter-protester in San Francisco knocked out the front teeth of a black man who organized the Free Speech Rally and Protest on Saturday. People in the crowd can be heard yelling racial slurs and the man.
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- Breitbart News 02:41October 18, 2020WATCH: Antifa Mob Attacks Pro-Trump Free Speech Rally at Twitter HQA large Antifa mob attacked a group of pro-Trump attendees of a Free Speech Rally held at Twitter's headquarters in San Francisco. One video shows one of the men wearing black bloc sucker-punching one of the event organizers, a Black man. At least two people sustained injuries requiring medical attention during the attack.
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- Breitbart News 01:04October 18, 2020WATCH: Woman Wearing U.S. Flag Shirt Mobbed near San Francisco Antifa ProtestA video shot at a protest in San Francisco shows a woman wearing a t-shirt with a U.S. flag and George Washington silkscreen being harassed, assaulted, and robbed. After stealing her property, the mob continued to taunt her as she
< Border / Cartel Chronicles, Law and Order, Politics, Antifa, free speech, San Francisco, Twitter >
- Business Insider 16:45October 17, 2020San Francisco mayor slams the 'lefty movement' for blocking efforts to address affordable housing crisisSan Francisco Mayor London Breed said on the Freakonomics podcast that the city's "lefty" supervisors have stalled her affordable housing plans.
< Politics, Arts & Culture, News, San Francisco, London Breed, affordable housing, affordable housing crisis, California >
- Business Insider 00:41October 16, 2020Self-driving startup Cruise is launching fully driverless testing in San Francisco this yearCEO Dan Ammann has heralded the end of car ownership and advocated for self-driving ride-hailing as a solution to global warming.
< Transportation, BITranspo, Cruise, GM, Dan Ammann, Self-Driving Car, Waymo, San Francisco >
- Business Insider 18:59October 14, 2020Rent for a studio in San Francisco plummeted over 30% from this time last year as remote workers now seek to flee the citySan Francisco saw the biggest drop in rental prices in the US as more tech workers work remotely and can move away from Silicon Valley offices.
< Tech Insider, Strategy, San Francisco, San Francisco Bay Area, Silicon Valley, San Francisco Housing Market, Tech >
- Flashbak 08:19October 13, 2020Imogen Cunningham’s Sublime Close-Up Botanical Photos from the 1920s and 30s Imogen Cunningham’s close-up botanical photographs, taken during the 1920s and 30s, have been compared to Georgia O’Keeffe’s abstract flower paintings made around the same time, but the resemblance may have little to do with influence. Cunningham co-founded Group f/64 in San Francisco with Ansel Adams and Edward Weston as a West Coast answer to … Continue reading "Imogen Cunningham’s Sublime Close-Up Botanical Photos from the 1920s and 30s"
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- Business Insider 00:38October 13, 2020Take a look inside Kamala Harris' multimillion-dollar real estate portfolio, which includes property in California and Washington, DCKamala Harris owns a home in Brentwood, Los Angeles, where she lives with her husband, as well as apartments in Washington, DC and San Francisco.
< Politics, Features, Politics, Kamala Harris, BI Select, San Francisco, Los Angeles, Brentwood, Washington DC, BI Selects, Arts & Culture >
- Breitbart News 02:44October 12, 2020Kamala Harris Refused Death Penalty for Illegal Alien MS-13 Gang Member Who Murdered Bologna FamilyAs San Francisco District Attorney, Sen. Kamala Harris (D-CA) refused to seek the death penalty in one of the city's most high-profile murder cases, where an illegal alien MS-13 Gang member killed a father and two of his sons.
< Crime, Immigration, Politics, California, Edwin Ramos, illegal immigration, Joe Biden, Kamala Harris, mass immigration, San Francisco, Sanctuary City, Tony Bologna >
- Business Insider 16:49October 9, 2020A San Francisco tech worker transformed her patio into an outdoor oasis for around $1,800. Here's a look at the before and after — and how she crafted the perfect space.When Kristy O'Neill's roommate moved out of the room with direct patio access, she decided to turn it into an oasis.
< Strategy, Nordic, Features, Home Design, decorating, Furniture, patio, San Francisco, BI-freelancer, contributor 2019 >
- Breitbart News 23:30October 8, 2020Peter Schweizer: Kamala Harris Was Only Big City DA 'to Not Prosecute a Single Case of Priest Sexual Abuse'Kamala Harris was the only district attorney of America's 50 largest cities who did not prosecute a case of Catholic priest sexual abuse.
< 2020 Election, Politics, Radio, California, Catholic Church, Catholic sexual abuse scandal, Kamala Harris, Peter Schweizer, San Francisco, Sexual Abuse, vice presidential debate >
- Business Insider 15:55September 27, 2020In ski towns like Lake Tahoe, Silicon Valley's elite are causing booms in school enrollmentIn Tahoe, the average home price last month was $749,000, up nearly 25% since the same month last year, according to Redfin.
< Education, Life, Careers, Education, Lake Tahoe, Jackson Hole, Colorado, San Francisco Bay Area >
- Business Insider 23:44September 24, 2020Inside a tiny-home village of abandoned streetcars that once existed in San Francisco in 1900 where the city's bohemians and artists livedCarville, Carville-by-the-sea, or Cartown was an early 1900s bohemian neighborhood in the city's Sunset District — until developers came knocking.
< Tech Insider, Life, Features, Visual Slideshow, San Francisco, Tiny Home Village, tiny homes, Tiny Living >
- Business Insider 20:09September 24, 2020United is testing Hawaii-bound passengers for COVID-19 to help them avoid quarantine — a move that could revive travel demand across the boardUnited will offer passengers heading from San Francisco to Hawaii a COVID-19 test, a bit to salvage an already grim 2021 travel season.
< Transportation, United Airlines, coronavirus, COVID-19, COVID-19 testing, coronavirus testing, Hawaii, San Francisco, BITranspo >
- Business Insider 14:45September 24, 2020Boosted unemployment benefits didn't incentivize Americans to stay jobless, Fed study shows — diminishing one of Republicans' key arguments against extra paymentsThe findings suggest the supplement was meant "to provide the income needed for households to make essential purchases and payments," the Fed said.
< Markets, Economy, Unemployment benefits, Unemployment insurance, Unemployed, Unemployment, Unemployment aid, unemployment insurance filing, unemployment payments, Unemployment systems, Jobless Claims, Jobless benefits, Fed, Federal Reserve, Federal Reserve Bank, Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco, Economic Recovery, economic research, Economic Analysis >
- Business Insider 00:43September 24, 20209 affordable hotel buyouts for families and groups quarantining together, all starting under $250 per room per nightWhile still pricey, there are some hotel buyout deals offering more affordable rates for families or close friend groups quarantining together.
< Travel, Reviews, Travel (Reviews), Features, Insider Picks 2020, hotel deals, IP Freelance, Hotels, Travel, Insider Picks Hotel Reviews, Insider Picks Hotels, Insider Picks Travel, Insider Picks Chicago Hotels, Insider Picks New Orleans hotels, Insider picks San Francisco Hotels, SJ >
- Breitbart News 00:22September 24, 2020Kamala Harris 'Wanted to Be a Prosecutor to Protect' Victims of Sexual Abuse, Failed to Protect Victims of PriestsKamala Harris said she wanted to be a prosecutor to protect victims of sexual abuse, but she failed to prosecute any San Francisco priests accused by victims.
< 2020 Election, Faith, Politics, Biden-Harris, Catholic sexual abuse scandal, Kamala Harris, Peter Schweizer, Profiles in Corruption, San Francisco, Sexual Abuse >
- Business Insider 19:39September 22, 2020The US cities with the most million-dollar homesMillion-dollar homes are most likely to be found on the East or West coasts of the US, according to a new report from LendingTree.
< Life, Features, Million dollar homes, LendingTree, Arts & Culture, San Francisco, BI Select, Real Estate >
- Business Insider 19:30September 22, 2020I tried the $3,000 digital weights machine that's like a Peloton for strength training and found how at-home fitness systems are the future — at least for those that can afford itTonal is one of many home workout machines in a market that has seen a surge in sales during the pandemic. It also costs $3,000.
< Tech Insider, Science, Life, Retail, Visual Slideshow, Tonal, fitness technology, Peloton, YahooAdd, San Francisco, San Francisco Bay Area >
- Business Insider 01:07September 22, 2020This San Francisco home is the highest residential point in the city, and it's selling for $22 million — take a look insideThe four-story contemporary home boasts an outdoor Jacuzzi, a 300-bottle wine cellar, and most importantly, viewing decks galore.
< Life, Travel, Features, BI Select, Arts & Culture, San Francisco, California, Real Estate, Architecture, Contemporary Design, Contemporary, Contemporary Architecture, Design, Luxury real estate, Luxury, Travel >
- Guardian 20:30September 17, 2020My sister is nonverbal but she knows the words to every song. Now we’ve made an album together | Ian BrennanThrough my sister Jane, who has Down’s syndrome, I learned how to listen not just with my ears but my entire beingI grew up in the San Francisco Bay Area with my only sister, Jane, who has Down’s syndrome. We are just 14 months apart. She was born premature, her weight dropping after birth to less than four pounds. The doctors sent her home to die: that’s what they did with kids like her back in the 1960s. But she defied and even thrived.Growing up, my sister – unable to contain her oversized tongue – steered her eyes down sideways and hard from the shame. I witnessed her discomfort too many times to not remain vigilant, playing defence for a lifetime. I inherited little choice but to side with those marginalized. Continue reading...
< Music, Down's syndrome, Disability, Culture, Family, US news, San Francisco >
- Business Insider 17:23September 16, 2020Stripe is reportedly cutting pay for employees who leave the Seattle, New York, or the Bay Area, but will also provide $20,000 incentives to moveSeveral tech companies have started examining employee pay as more workers leave expensive cities like San Francisco.
< Tech Insider, Enterprise, Tech, Stripe, Tech workers, Office reopening, Patrick Collison, John Collison, San Francisco, Bay Area >
- Breitbart News 16:20September 15, 2020Record-low Coronavirus Rates in CaliforniaCalifornia continues to make strides in the fight against the coronavirus pandemic, with the state recording record-low positivity rates over the past week.
< Health, Politics, California, coronavirus, COVID-19, San Francisco >
- Huffington Post UK 08:50September 15, 2020I Just Moved To California. It’s Like I’ve Arrived Into The Apocalypse
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- Breitbart News 22:49September 14, 2020Man Defecates in Nancy Pelosi's Driveway as a Form of ‘Peaceful Protest’A YouTuber filmed himself defecating on the driveway of House Speaker Nancy Pelosi's San Francisco residence, referring to it as a form of "peaceful protest."
< Politics, Nancy Pelosi, peaceful protest, protests, San Francisco >
- Breitbart News 17:42September 14, 2020Colin Kaepernick Accuses NFL of Pushing 'Propaganda About How They Care About Black Life'Former NFL player and famed protester Colin Kaepernick has joined the many fans outraged over the league's Black Lives Matter "propaganda."
< Politics, Social Justice, Sports, Black Lives Matter, Colin Kaepernick, Eric Reid, National Anthem Protests, NFL, San Francisco 49ers, social justice >
- Business Insider 16:49September 14, 2020Before and after photos show how California wildfire smoke transformed San Francisco into something out of a post-apocalyptic filmReuters photographer Stephen Lam took photos of five San Francisco destinations that he previously photographed under clear conditions in March.
< News, Life, Travel, BI Select, News, Wildfire, Wildfires, Smoke, San Francisco, California, Photography, Travel, Landscape, Features, California wildfires >
- Business Insider 22:39September 13, 2020San Francisco could become the first major US city to grant voting rights to teens aged 16 and 17This November, San Francisco voters will determine if teens aged 16 and 17 will be able to cast ballots in municipal elections.
< Politics, Election 2020, San Francisco, Voting, Voting Rights, Teenagers, Election 2020, California >
- Breitbart News 22:21September 13, 2020San Francisco to Decide if 16-Year-Olds May Vote in Local ElectionsSan Francisco residents will vote in November to determine if 16 and 17-year-olds should be allowed to vote in local elections, NBC News reported Saturday.
< Local, Politics, Pre-Viral, San Francisco, Teenagers, voting >
- Huffington Post UK 15:07September 10, 2020California’s Apocalyptic Wildfires Can Be Seen From Space
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- Business Insider 01:18September 10, 2020An eerie orange sky has blanketed San Francisco and residents are comparing it to 'Blade Runner' and post-apocalyptic filmsSan Francisco residents took to social media to share the sky, comparing it to the film "Blade Runner."
< Tech Insider, Tech, San Francisco, Science, Weather, Climate Change, Global Warming, Stanford, Wild Fire, California wildfires >
- Business Insider 23:33September 9, 2020Striking photos show wildfire smoke turn the sky orange over San FranciscoSmoke particles make it more difficult for sunlight to pass through, meaning San Francisco was cast into a dark haze on Wednesday.
< Tech Insider, Science, San Francisco, California, Wildfires, Features, San Francisco Bay Area, Silicon Valley >
- Flashbak 22:42September 9, 2020Lawrence Ferlinghetti : Poems and Paintings From The City of Lights“In Goya’s Greatest Scenes, We Seem To See” – Lawrence Ferlinghetti, A Coney Island of the Mind It’s taken over a century of living for poet, businessman, pioneer of performance poetry, campaigner and artist Lawrence Ferlinghetti to get his first solo exhibition of paintings in New York City. Ferlinghetti was born in Yonkers on … Continue reading "Lawrence Ferlinghetti : Poems and Paintings From The City of Lights"
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- Business Insider 22:09September 7, 2020Thousands of Burning Man fans violated social distancing laws to hold their own festivals in the Nevada desert and on California beachesSan Francisco Mayor London Breed called those gathering on beaches "reckless" and "selfish" for violating social distancing guidelines.
< Tech Insider, News, Life, Burning Man, San Francisco, Tech culture, Culture, coronavirus, COVID-19 >
- Breitbart News 05:38September 6, 2020San Francisco Mayor Deflects on Pelosi's Salon Scandal: She Is Fighting 'Terrorist' and 'Dictator' TrumpSan Francisco Mayor Breed refused to overtly condemn Pelosi for visiting an area salon despite local coronavirus restrictions because “We have a dictator who is running this country and Nancy Pelosi is at the forefront fighting against this person everyday.”
< Health, Politics, coronavirus, Erica Kious, London Breed, Nancy Pelosi, San Francisco >
- Business Insider 23:42September 5, 2020San Francisco's Sea Cliff neighborhood, where Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey owns $30 million worth of homes, is a parade of oceanside mansions. Here's what it's like inside.Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey is just one high-profile resident in one of San Francisco's most elite and priciest districts. Here's what it's like inside.
< Tech Insider, Life, Travel, Strategy, Features, Visual Slideshow, San Francisco, San Francisco Bay Area, Jack Dorsey, Tech, Arts & Culture, Silicon Valley >
- Breitbart News 20:09September 5, 2020San Francisco Salon Owner Vilified by Pelosi: 'I See How Hard the President Fights for America'The San Francisco salon owner whom House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) publicly vilified said she sees "how hard the president fights for America" and that it inspired her to "do what is right for the people in [her] industry and small businesses everywhere."
< Health, Politics, coronavirus, Donald Trump, Erica Kious, Nancy Pelosi, Salon, San Francisco >
- Breitbart News 15:29September 4, 2020WATCH: Tearful Salon Owner Says 'Mrs. Pelosi Owes the Entire Country an Apology'"For Speaker Pelosi to frame herself as a victim under a total false narrative while small businesses and workers all over California, the state she represents in Congress, suffer and struggle just to survive is beyond shameful."
< Economy, Health, Politics, coronavirus, COVID-19, Erica Kious, Nancy Pelosi, San Francisco, shutdown >
- Huffington Post UK 11:59September 4, 2020Trump Is Really Cross About A Trip To The Hairdresser. Here's Why
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- Business Insider 16:07September 3, 2020A San Francisco tech worker transformed her patio into an outdoor oasis for just around $1,800. Here's a look at the before and after — and how she crafted the perfect space.When Kristy O'Neill's roommate moved out of the room with direct patio access, she decided to turn it into an oasis.
< Strategy, Nordic, Features, Home Design, decorating, Furniture, patio, San Francisco, BI-freelancer, contributor 2019 >
- Business Insider 13:08September 3, 2020The salon owner who leaked footage of Nancy Pelosi getting a blowout with no mask on says it wasn't a setup and that she's been getting death threatsESalonSF owner Erica Kious, who leaked the footage to Fox News earlier this week, explained her decision in a Wednesday interview with Tucker Carlson.
< Election 2020, Politics, News UK, Nancy Pelosi, coronavirus, San Francisco, Face mask >
- Business Insider 01:22September 3, 2020Nancy Pelosi says San Francisco salon leaked footage of her hair appointment as part of a 'setup'"I think that this salon owes me an apology for setting me up," the House Speaker said after she was criticized for violating COVID-19 rules.
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