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Bay Area Minimum-Wage Campaigns Echo a National Movement

September 25, 2014 | 2:10 pm

Bay Area Minimum-Wage Campaigns Echo a National Movement

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Spurred partly by union campaign, partly by President Obama, wage issue finds fertile ground locally.

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The Stephen Wirtz Gallery Has Left the Building

August 23, 2014 | 9:28 am

The Stephen Wirtz Gallery Has Left the Building

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The gallery is closing its doors today, August 23, 2014, after more than three decades in San Francisco.

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Cash Buyers Dominate Oakland Real Estate Market

August 8, 2014 | 3:00 pm

Cash Buyers Dominate Oakland Real Estate Market

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Oakland isn’t immune to the glut of cash in the Bay Area’s hot real estate market.

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Campos Wants San Francisco to Regulate Tenant Buyouts by Landlords

July 30, 2014 | 8:00 am

Campos Wants San Francisco to Regulate Tenant Buyouts by Landlords

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Proposed ordinance would reveal true scope of renters’ displacement by tracking payments to tenants.

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San Leandro Makes Bid to Become East Bay Tech Hub

July 17, 2014 | 1:10 pm

San Leandro Makes Bid to Become East Bay Tech Hub

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City boasts fast fiber network and a resource in short supply elsewhere: room for companies to grow.

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Can Oakland Avoid Tech Conflicts as Startups Move In?

July 16, 2014 | 9:30 am

Can Oakland Avoid Tech Conflicts as Startups Move In?

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Entrepreneurs, investors and activists look to avoid tensions that have beset San Francisco’s boom.

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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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San Francisco Weighs Joining Richmond to Help ‘Underwater’ Homeowners

July 10, 2014 | 8:50 am

San Francisco Weighs Joining Richmond to Help ‘Underwater’ Homeowners

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East Bay city needs partner to go ahead with plan to use eminent domain to get mortgage relief.

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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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Measure to Regulate Airbnb Won’t Be on Ballot, Backers Decide

July 8, 2014 | 2:20 pm

Measure to Regulate Airbnb Won’t Be on Ballot, Backers Decide

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Proposal’s backers say they’ll work with city to craft regulation of short-term rental services.

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