By Allison S. It’s 8 am on a Monday and the now over 100k (and counting) unemployed SF and Alameda County residents pour their cup of joe (definitely no Starbucks today) and log in to LinkedIn with a fresh dose of high hopes to begin searching for a job opportunity that looks
I get that this is the cost of doing business, but the flip side is that nearly all media, from music to writing to photography, is now expected to be free. The traditional business model has failed, and the only sustainable one going forward is for readers to support the publications they love and rely on.
META is definitely cutting from its Facebook Journalism Program, it already let go of several top people at the META Journalism Accelerator, a wing of facebook that gave support, training, and grants to local newspapers and journalists…in our opinion Meta’s most noble cause, given how devastating Meta has been to the news business in general.
“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
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
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
Last night there was a party. A party of freaks, geeks, and artists. A dance floor full of burlesque dancers, bartenders, and buskers. A crowd of cacophonists, comedians, cooks, clowns, caterers, and commies. Politicians, perverts, queers, teachers, writers, progressives, punks and every kind of beautiful San Franciscan one could hope
About 1,000 fast food workers are on strike Monday morning at San Francisco International Airport, according to the union representing the workers. The workers, represented by Unite Here Local 2, started striking at 3:30 a.m. Workers want a substantial pay raise and fully funded healthcare because their current pay forces