Jake Warren

09 Nov 2022

The Second Dot-com Bubble Is Bursting

“Irrational exuberance” Former Federal Reserve Chairman Alan Greenspan first uttered the phrase in 1996, describing what he considered an alarming economic trend. The rise of home internet usage was spurring several investors to stake digital claims like an online Oklahoma land run. Tech companies sprang up overnight, each hoping to

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03 Nov 2022

Are Fare Inspectors Worth What MUNI Pays Them?

Maybe you always pay to ride. Maybe you’ve been busted once or twice. Perhaps you never pay, getting by on God’s good humor. No matter what, on every MUNI trip you take, San Franciscans from each category ride with you. Fare inspectors are neither third-party rent-a-cops nor officers of the

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17 Jun 2022

The San Francisco Beer Passport is Here!

Step into a world of adventure with the San Francisco Beer Passport. There’s no better way to explore San Francisco than to literally drink it in. This passport is amazing! Each one contains 37 coupons to buy one beer, get a second beer FREE at 37 of the finest locally owned bars,

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A photo of the San Francisco skyline silhouetted in late afternoon sunlight, as seen from Treasure Island.
03 Nov 2022

Treasure Island to Add 8,000 New Homes Amid Radiation Concerns

Dangerous ground was broken on Treasure Island for a twenty-two-story highrise. The new tower, slated for completion by 2024, is the first of six mixed-use highrises planned for the contaminated landmass. 8,000 apartments, 300,000 ft2 of retail space, 500 hotel rooms, and 300 “open space” acres comprise the development. The

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28 Oct 2022

Elon Musk Buys Twitter, Immediately Fires CEO

Elon Musk has officially taken over Twitter. Musk paid for the San Francisco-based social media company just one day before the deadline to complete the $44 billion deal or face a lengthy battle in court. His first act was to fire several top executives including CEO Parag Agrawal, CFO Ned

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25 Oct 2022

Largest Bay Area Earthquake in 8 Years Strikes San Jose

Tuesday’s M5.1 was the strongest to strike the Bay Area since the South Napa earthquake in 2014. That event, a M6.0, resulted in one death and dozens of injuries. The quake occurred on the Calaveras Fault, known among geologists as a “creeping fault.” It usually moves aseismically, or without producing

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25 Oct 2022

Should You Get Married at Mission Dolores Basilica?

Sure, you can marry your fiancé in the Mission Dolores basilica, but should you? If you knew what really happened there, would you? Mission Dolores is a monument to the massacre of San Francisco’s true Natives. You shouldn’t want to get married there. Unfortunately, desecrating sites of unspeakable human tragedy

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18 Oct 2022

San Francisco Among America’s “Rattiest” Cities

Move over, mold. San Francisco has a rat problem. For the third year in a row, SF has ranked fifth in a list of rat-ridden cities compiled by pest control company, Orkin. New York City took second place, losing out to Chicago. Orkin rated the Windy City America’s “rattiest,” marking

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18 Oct 2022

London Breed Rapidly Falling out of Favor

London Breed is falling down. A recent poll conducted by the San Francisco Standard found the mayor of San Francisco’s approval rating had sunk by thirteen percent since May. From city school districts to its beleaguered police department, disapproval of London Breed’s performance is mutual among typically disparate sectors. Only

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