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Priced Out: S.F. Artist Turned Housing Activist Describes His Ellis Act Eviction

July 11, 2014 | 2:55 pm

Priced Out: S.F. Artist Turned Housing Activist Describes His Ellis Act Eviction

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Native of city, 63, was offered $20,000 but has decided to stay in apartment and fight with legal appeal.

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Proposal for New Pinterest HQ Derailed

July 9, 2014 | 8:00 am

Proposal for New Pinterest HQ Derailed

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Supervisors back away from plan that would have allowed Design Center building to convert to offices.

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Pinterest Move Threatens Long-Time San Francisco Tenants With Eviction

June 20, 2014 | 4:43 pm

Pinterest Move Threatens Long-Time San Francisco Tenants With Eviction

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In city’s Showplace Square District, a large number of design and production businesses may lose out.

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West Oakland Coffee Shop Vandalized Hours After Gentrification Protests

June 13, 2014 | 5:01 pm

West Oakland Coffee Shop Vandalized Hours After Gentrification Protests

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Masked vandals threw five bricks through the shop’s windows, damaging a coffee brewing machine.

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California Vies for New Tesla Battery Factory

June 5, 2014 | 5:47 pm

California Vies for New Tesla Battery Factory

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State senators hope incentives will lure Tesla Motors into opening a new battery factory in California.

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The Good News About Working in the Bay Area: For Many, Wages Are Very High

May 28, 2014 | 3:12 pm

The Good News About Working in the Bay Area: For Many, Wages Are Very High

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Driven by salaries in the tech sector, pay in the South Bay is 54 percent higher than the U.S. average.

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California’s Monterey Shale: Bonanza or Bust? Nobody Really Knows

May 22, 2014 | 8:49 am

California’s Monterey Shale: Bonanza or Bust? Nobody Really Knows

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There’s more than meets the eye to the reported reassessment of the state’s next big oil play. …read more

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Report: Drought No Problem for State Finances or Credit — Yet

May 21, 2014 | 2:30 pm

Report: Drought No Problem for State Finances or Credit — Yet

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Moody’s Investors Service says even in agricultural counties the financial impact is limited so far.

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Medi-Cal Gets Spending Boost in Governor’s Revised Budget

May 14, 2014 | 7:00 am

Medi-Cal Gets Spending Boost in Governor’s Revised Budget

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Revised budget increases spending by $2 billion but governor is resisting calls to fully restore cuts.

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‘Underwater’ Homes: A Crisis Persists in Bay Area, Nationwide

May 8, 2014 | 11:18 am

‘Underwater’ Homes: A Crisis Persists in Bay Area, Nationwide

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Study from UC Berkeley think tank says local governments need to take action if lenders won’t help.

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