Saturday, October 31, 2020

Tag: Uber

Uber’s tax-avoidance strategy costs government millions. How’s that for “sharing?”

  By Darwin Bond Graham JULY 10, 2014 -- Uber, a leading ride-sharing company, has drawn the ire of regulators and cab drivers in dozens of cities across North America and...

Politics: The future of Airbnb regulations

By Tim Redmond JULY 10, 2014 -- There won’t be an Airbnb initiative on the November ballot – but the issue, and the possibility of a citywide vote, hasn’t gone...

When Gavin Newsom sells out the disability community

By Bob Planthold JULY 8, 2014 -- Lt. Gov. Gavin Newsom wrote an op-ed piece June 16th in the Sacramento Bee that focuses on the innovation brought on by Transportation Network...

Tom’s Town, Pride Edition: The struggles past, present, and future

By Tom Temprano Everywhere you go in San Francisco, Pride is in the air. From the Castro bars overcrowded with queers visiting from around the world, to Speakeasy Brewery out...

City Beat: Why can’t we have nice things?

By Tim Redmond JUNE 5, 2014 – More than two thirds of Americans think that "government must see to it that nobody is without food, clothing, or shelter" and that...

Campos-Chiu contribution data shows real-estate, tech influences

David Chiu's donations total $822,000 so far By Tim Redmond The Anti-eviction Mapping Project has completed an analysis of campaign contributions to Assembly candidates David Campos and David Chiu, and some...

Lawsuit could mandate local control for Lyft, UberX, and SideCar

By Tim Redmond A taxi association has filed a pair of legal appeals that could directly undermine the state’s decision to allow companies like Uber, Lyft, and Sidecar to pick...

Mayor Lee’s new job-creation plan: swimming instructors

Maybe we could have Olympic swimming at the ballpark. By Tim Redmond MAY 15, 2014 -- The news about the Antarctic glaciers is all over the world. There's a new set...

Politics on Tuesday: Ed Lee ducks tenant bill, the next move for Victor Hwang – and the Campos vs....

David Chiu is considered the front-runner in the 17th Assembly race, but he needs a big win to avoid looking like a loser By Tim Redmond The measure by Sup. David...

How do we solve the Airbnb problem?

Calvin Welch (left) and Sup. David Chiu have very different approaches to dealing with Airbnb. By Tim Redmond MAY 1, 2014-- It's pretty clear that San Francisco is (finally) going to...