SF History

06 Aug 2018

San Francisco: Before the Tech Boom, and Now

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

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02 Aug 2018

New SF Subway Line Taking Longer to Build Than Golden Gate Bridge in 1930’s

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.

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29 Jun 2018

An Exhaustive Collection 2018 SF Pride Photos

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

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28 Jun 2018

SF Chronicle Investigation Reveals Nothing About SF Homeless Problem…Again

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

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22 Jun 2018

Commercial Landlords are Stealing San Francisco’s Soul

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

Broke-Ass Stuart - Editor In Cheap 0
21 Jun 2018

This week in news: June 21, 2018

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

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12 Jun 2018

Ugliest Painting in the World, Stolen From SF Gallery

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.

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29 May 2018

Hidden East Bay Wonders: The ‘Largest Winery in the World’ Abandoned in Richmond, CA

Hidden East Bay Wonders brings you everything weird, whimsical and wonderful in the East Bay. This week: the abandoned Winehaven winery in Richmond.

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