Wednesday, April 14, 2021

Tag: Lyft

Uber, Lyft drivers take message to CEO’s house

For longtime Uber and Lyft driver Hector Castellanos, the fight for classification as an employee under AB5 is personal. For eight months after an intensive surgery, Castellano but received...

Breed administration says it’s ‘not fiscally prudent’ to get homeless off the streets

A lot of people apparently have been sending emails to Trent Rhorer, the director of the Human Services Agency, because he has an auto-reply function. The message he has...

For taxi drivers, COVID is a brutal dilemma

“I can’t even afford to go to work,” said taxi driver Colin Marcoux, who has been driving a cab for over two decades. COVID has caused a sharp decline in...

Arts workers struggling after performances are cancelled and venues closed

UPDATE: We are keeping a running list of artist and worker resources here, as well as including the opportunity for those affected by the crisis to share their story.  "I...

Foreign Correspondent: Reaction to coronavirus is overblown

A new and deadly virus from China is coming to get you. Cancel your travel plans, quarantine your grandparents, and don’t let a Chinese person sneeze on you! Social...

Should a developer lawyer be on the Planning Commission?

For the first time in at least my 37 years of covering city politics – and possibly much longer – a lawyer who has spent a career representing real-estate...

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

The Board of Supes rejected an appeal of a housing development in the Mission today after the Planning Department effectively admitted that it can continue to use 11-year-old data...

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

There are really only two questions for George Gascon at this point: Did he cut a deal with the mayor (and everyone knows Gascon is not close to London...

Midtown Social’s sweet retro soul revives SF’s spirit

Any city worth visiting must have its own inventive quirk. Gotta be something unique about it, right? Cincinnati is known for its Skyline chili, a tasty Mediterranean spiced meat used as...

Will Breed make a real change at City Planning?

This is the way the announcement about the future of the SF Planning Department arrived: Mayor London Breed and Planning Director John Rahaim announced today that Director Rahaim will retire...