“When a meter maid car is out overnight, it’s people’s time to vent their frustrations,” one longtime San Francisco owner said. So owners break out the paint to stand out.
In the years before Roe v. Wade, she helped shift the debate away from the rules governing abortion providers to women’s right to control their bodies.
Yes, the comfy chair. The War Memorial Opera House in San Francisco put in roomier seats just in time to try to lure audiences back from the couches they got used to during the shutdown.
The Museum of Modern Mythology, in San Francisco, which she helped found, posited that advertising figures have emerged as the pre-eminent mythical figures of our time.
Water recycling in office buildings is seen as a promising sustainability effort, as well as a smart hedge against rising costs and future shortages.
Critics said the pandemic would make the industry flee San Francisco and its southern neighbor, Silicon Valley. But tech can’t seem to quit its gravitational center.
A 1737 house in Providence, a 2013 home with a swimming pool in Oklahoma City and a one-bedroom condominium in San Francisco.
A new report reveals which U.S. metropolitan areas have the highest percentage of homes valued at $1 million or more.
Hotels not necessarily known for fine dining are drawing award-winning chefs seeking opportunities for reinvention.
The restaurant is a culinary landmark in San Francisco, but its history as a space for gay visibility is little known.
Friday: The mundane crime of shoplifting has spun out of control in San Francisco, forcing some chain stores to close.
Stacey Chen and Nick Cugini first met in high school as members of competing debating teams. In college, they were on the same side.
The home of Phyllis Lyon and Del Martin, the first same-sex couple to legally marry in California, was an integral meeting spot for activists.
Rooted in the Bay Area, he spurned commerce (and the New York scene, mostly), produced an eclectic kind of figurative art and imparted his “Wiz-dumb” to disciples.
The stabbing on Market Street this week and other attacks have caused some older Asian-American residents in the Bay Area to fear going outdoors, community leaders said.
A modern farmhouse in Mill Valley, a canal-facing home in Marina del Rey and a pair of 1906 cottages converted into a single-family residence in San Francisco.
Honks instead of applause: An open-air “Barber of Seville” brought the company back after 16 months.
Monday: A poignant voice in the debate over what can be done to combat overdose deaths.
More people died from overdoses than from the coronavirus in San Francisco last year. Some think the toll, tied to homelessness, should force the city to re-examine its approach to illicit drugs.
For homeless people, a place to live is life changing to a degree that almost no other intervention can provide.
The school board rescinded its January decision to rename 44 schools that honor historical figures such as Jefferson, Lincoln and Washington after an outcry from parents and the mayor.
The discussions between the digital pin board company and the app that inspired the “VSCO girls” trend are ongoing.
The San Francisco school board has infuriated parents and the mayor. Now it has descended into chaos over accusations of racism.
Shunned in school because of her disability, she devoted her life to the cause, organizing a historic sit-in that led to landmark federal legislation.
The woman, Xiao Zhen Xie, 75, was punched by a white man last week. Her family raised money through GoFundMe to pay for her medical expenses. Now, they want to use it to fight anti-Asian racism.
Amid fear, sadness and pain, the shootings in the Atlanta area have generated anger over the country’s longstanding failure to address anti-Asian discrimination.
A 1928 Tudor Revival in Sacramento, an updated ranch house in Topanga and a circa-1900 cottage in San Francisco.
Many employers are not making a decision until many workers are vaccinated. And some are making plans for “hybrid” work arrangements.
Tom Ammiano, a well-known gay leader in San Francisco, believed his effeminate mannerisms led his New Jersey high school to deny him his letter.
Among Asian-Americans, many of whom have endured racist taunts, rants and worse during the pandemic, the fatal assault on a defenseless older man became a rallying cry.
An early 20th-century house in San Francisco, a one-bedroom condo on Central Park West in Manhattan and a four-bedroom home in Nashville.
A plan to rename schools that honored people like Washington, Lincoln and Jefferson was put on hold after criticism of the plan and, particularly, its timing amid the pandemic.
An unapologetic proponent of “poetry as insurgent art,” he was also a publisher and the owner of the celebrated San Francisco bookstore City Lights.
Two studies confirm that a new coronavirus mutant in California is more contagious, although the scale of its threat is unclear.
Too often, attention to nonwhite groups is only as pressing as the injuries that they have suffered.
If progressivism can’t work there, why should the country believe it can work anywhere else?
Spurred on by social media, residents searched the streets after Jeffrey Fang’s children were taken in a carjacking. The police ultimately found them, unharmed, across town.
In 38 days, with sculptures, drawings, videos and ingenuity, Nina Katchadourian revisited the shipwreck from “Survive the Savage Sea.”
Jeremy Atherton’s Lin first book is a personal and cultural history of establishments that affirmed and challenged his sense of identity.
Mr. Palladino, a private investigator who had worked for Bill Clinton and other famous clients, died four days after he sustained a severe head injury in an attempted robbery, the authorities said.
“Kamala’s Way” is the story of Harris’s dramatic political career, as told by the longtime California journalist Dan Morain.
A four-bedroom house with a pool in Rancho Mirage, a farmhouse on five acres in Petaluma and a one-bedroom condominium in San Francisco.
Incredulous parents and the mayor criticized the school board’s decision to change the names of 44 schools that honor historical figures like Jefferson, Lincoln and Paul Revere.
The school board said the move would shed homages to figures including Abraham Lincoln, George Washington and Dianne Feinstein. But critics — including the mayor — said the matter was ill-timed amid the pandemic.
She founded a group called COYOTE (Call Off Your Old Tired Ethics) and devoted her life to the cause of decriminalizing prostitution.
A modern townhouse in Laguna Beach, a two-bedroom condominium in San Francisco and a 1932 stone cottage in Burbank.
The destruction of the trees, planted by a Japanese cultural center to commemorate a 1994 visit by the emperor and empress of Japan, was captured on surveillance footage.
A cancer diagnosis in the midst of the pandemic led to our improvising a wedding and joining a commune, where our family of two became 14.
The University of California is aiding the San Francisco Art Institute, but S.F.A.I. officials say selling a $50 million Rivera could save the school. Former students are outraged.
It’s another way to reach students without internet or computers during the pandemic.