Look at these side-by-side pictures of what San Francisco looked like just ten years ago compared to now. Google Maps provides Street View images dating back to the 2007-08 Great Recession and financial crisis, so we we dug up some not-even-that-old photos to compare how San Francisco looked in the
The new SF Subway Line connecting the SOMA with Chinatown, is taking twice as long to build as it took to build the entire Golden Gate Bridge in the 1930’s.
Another Pride has come and gone in a year that felt little of celebration. The fight continues, however, and visibility is the strongest message one can send. And if there are folk that knows how to show off the fight with fabulousness and ferocity, they are the babes of the
For the second year in a row, the San Francisco Chronicle’s Heather Knight kicked off the SF Homeless Project with a splashy front-page article in which the voices of homeless people are nearly absent. Last year’s lead article used innovative data-driven reporting to illustrate how annoying homeless people are (but
In the past seven years, San Francisco has been staggering under the weight of an ugly and brutal struggle: whether to run from its past or hide from its future. You know this. We’ve all had too many friends forced to move, seen too many neighbors evicted and watched helplessly as rents reach “Ground Control to Major Tom” heights
There’s just no amount of sugarcoating in existence to make this week’s news any easier to swallow, and unless you live under a rock with no Wi-Fi, you already know that. But before we dive into that abyss, let’s touch on some stories that were buried under all the horrific
One of the world’s finest examples of terrible art was brazenly stolen from 518 Gallery in the Mission, in front of dozens of witnesses, including the painting’s buyer and the festival’s organizers. The caper gone wrong, ended in betrayal and blackmail.
Hidden East Bay Wonders brings you everything weird, whimsical and wonderful in the East Bay. This week: the abandoned Winehaven winery in Richmond.