San Francisco startup gives the homeless a way to list their needs and get donations a la Kickstarter.
How do you afford a studio apartment in San Francisco? Well, if you’re earning the minimum wage, you work 72 hours a week by the calculations of the National Low Income Housing Coalition. And that’s getting off easy. San Francisco has a higher minimum wage than the rest of the country, $10.55 an hour. If […]
We’re back with photos of the news from around the Bay this week. Check ‘em out. Eliana Lopez waves her hands in the air to support the speaker during public comments. The Mirkarimi supporters had been ordered to keep quiet but showed their support with hand waves at the San Francisco Board of Supervisors meeting. […]
After a hearing that drew lively protests, Berkeley’s City Council voted 6-3 on Tuesday to put before voters a measure that would restrict sitting and lying on city sidewalks. The November ballot measure proposed by Mayor Tom Bates is aimed at reducing the presence of homeless people in Berkeley. Below, see photos and posts collected […]
A.M. Splash: Restaurant Defies Foie Gras Ban; FTC Mulls Record Fine Against Google; Port of Oakland Gets $15 Million to Expand Rail Yard
Presidio restaurant says it can serve foie gras (SF Chronicle) Presidio restaurant says it can serve foie grasA Bay Area restaurant is adding foie gras to its menu despite a new California law banning the sale of the delicacy. But the owner of the restaurant says the state can’t stop him. Presidio Social Club is […]
Military veterans are 50 percent more likely to be homeless than other Americans, according to a new joint study by the departments of Veterans Affairs (VA) and Housing and Urban Development (HUD). And among those homeless vets, one in four live in California. Each year, HUD provides Congress with an assessment on the homeless population […]