Stories about Google

Comedian Moshe Kasher’s ‘Crowd Surfing’ album mortifies, delights

Oakland's self-proclaimed 'Phil Donahue of the Internet Age' works the room like a hilarious punk-rock savant.

Cartooning the Japanese Internment, through George Takei’s eyes

In a book and show at the Cartoon Art Museum, illustrator Harmony Becker realizes a US tragedy in fine-grained detail.

Forget SB 50 — San Francisco needs a bold plan for social housing

European cities show how more than half the housing stock can be taken out of the private market -- and it works.

A nonprofit alliance becomes an ally of Big Telecom

How well-meaning, public-serving groups wound up as part of an alliance aimed at undermining state regulation of broadband and privacy laws.

SF planners say 11-year-old data is just fine — and will never expire

Forget all the changes in the city since 2008; the Mission still has to live with an EIR from a bygone era. Forever.

DA deal? D5 money … and will an 11-year EIR ever die?

Plus a move to get cars off Market Street. That's The Agenda for Oct. 7-13

Uber, Lyft, and Amazon make SF’s environmental planning irrelevant

The whole idea of 'transit-oriented development' falls apart unless the city can analyze and regulate all these private vehicles that move people and goods around in the modern world.

Facebook money pushes Chiu housing bill

Complex regional housing bill is driven by tech and development interests with no concern for out-of-control office growth.

Does the Marriott Corporation need a $5 million tax break?

Peskin pushes to end historic-preservation benefit for a giant corporation that is doing nothing new to protect its building on Market Street.

Beyond the valley of the gig economy

'Raw Deal' author Steven Hill on Uber tech, the perils of California ideologies, and the twilight of the elites.