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Even Therapy can’t pay the rent; is there any hope for Valencia St?

By Tim Redmond I’m not going to cry for Wayne Whelan. He’s been a very successful business owner in San Francisco; starting with $40 and...

We have no privacy — but Facebook and Google do

By Tim Redmond JULY 3, 2104 -- I love Investigative Reporters and Editors, Inc. It’s a trade association for people who want to try to...

The racism lurking beneath the Santa Barbara killer’s rage

By Earl Ofari Hutchinson May 27, 2014 -- There was no surprise that in between U.C. Santa Barbara's mass murderer Elliot Rodger's warped, sick,...

San Francisco or bust: Class war and why we need to stand and fight to save our city

(Editors Note: This is a speech delivered to a business conference on the “Mid-Market Transformation,” March 12, 2014) By David Talbot I want to talk about...

The attack on Soma: City wants to create a new downtown, wiping out culture and thousands of blue-collar jobs

By Zelda Bronstein (first of a series on South of Market development) Four years ago, Donny Beckwith lived and worked in San Francisco. He and his...

San Francisco’s War on Poor People

By Tim Redmond The federal War on Poverty is 50 years old, and a lot of the news media reports are calling it a failure:...

Bitter Carmel labor battle has roots in SF

By Marc Norton Carmel, celebrated as an artist colony nestled above a picturesque white-sand beach, is not where you would expect to find a picket...

FIVE THINGS to do on Christmas Eve

By Caitlin Donohue Telegraph Avenue Holiday Fair Crafters set up booths on the street to pair with Telegraph’s year-round businesses in bringing you the very...

FIVE THINGS you gotta do today

Tidy Shoppe holiday party Richmond aestheticians wanna host you this holiday season – and help out with your holiday gift list. Today the waxing...

City Beat: Media jamming on the Google bus and parking meters in the neighborhoods

The World as We Know It in San Francisco was buzzing all day over the protestors who blocked a Google bus – and the...