Tag: Bay Area
Newly released photo shows our region in all its night-time splendor, a presence shining out into space.
The 60-day cooling-off period in the labor dispute expires, but both sides say talks will go on.
KQED’s Lauren Sommer looks at the future of Bay Area open space as climate gets hotter and drier.
Ever since midday Saturday, our attention has been riveted to what happened over a span of a few seconds at the end of Runway 28L at San Francisco International Airport. That’s when an Asiana Airlines Boeing 777 from Seoul hit the seawall at the end of the runway, vaulted briefly back into the air, did […]
This won’t come as a surprise to Bay Area residents: the region is still growing. By one estimate, the Bay Area will add two million people by 2040, a 30 percent increase over today’s population of about seven million. More people means more housing and more traffic. But regional planning agencies have another target to […]
Is your commute getting longer? You’re not the only one. The average San Francisco-Oakland Area commuter wasted 61 hours getting to work in 2011, one more hour than in 2010, according to a study released by Texas A&M University researchers on Tuesday. That made the San Francisco-Oakland Area the second most congested metropolitan area in […]
California’s jobless rate stayed stuck at 9.8 percent in December, but Bay Area rates were much lower, according to a report from the Employment Development Department. Statewide unemployment dipped below 10 percent in November for the first time since the beginning of the recession. All the Bay Area counties had jobless rates under 9 percent, […]
Want to know what the Bay Area coast will look like in years to come? Tides are rising to a their highest levels of the year Thursday and Friday. A rare juxtaposition of the sun and moon is pulling the water two or three feet above its normal levels, and has caused minor flooding around […]
A few weeks back we shared an interesting map by the real estate startup Kwelia, showing residential rents by Bay Area zip code. The most expensive zip codes were in red, while the cheapest were in light yellow. On Sunday Kwelia launched an update to the map that’s pretty nifty – it’s now interactive and organized by census tract. […]