Jun 6, 2012 — Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker's victory Tuesday wasn't the only defeat for organized labor. Adding to the day being a memorably rotten one for unions were voter initiatives in two of California's largest cities, San Diego and San Jose, aimed at reducing the burden of public employees' pensions on taxpayers.
Mar 12, 2011 — The Smithsonian has recently discovered a rare perspective on the legendary quake: 3-D, color stereo photographs.
Jul 7, 2010 — San Francisco Mayor Gavin Newsom has banned sugary drinks from state property. It's changing business, but will it change waistlines?
Apr 21, 2010 — A world-renowned pianist can play a famous piece on his iPad. How cool is that?! No, really. How cool is that?
Mar 1, 2010 — If a stranger handed you a free umbrella in a downpour, would you accept it? Maybe not. But the Secret Society for Creative Philanthropy in San Francisco is encouraging acts of altruism, $100 at a time.
May 15, 2008 — The California Supreme Court overturns a ban on same-sex marriages.
Apr 3, 2008 — Should San Francisco welcome the Olympic torch, or protest the visit?
Nov 19, 2012 — Some men in the Castro District have for years liked to go without (clothes, that is) in public. One of the city's supervisors says he's been getting many complaints. Last year, he got a law passed requiring that the naked guys have towels ready to put down on benches. Now, he's looking to do more.
Aug 20, 2012 — The gentle song became a hit and captured the spirit of what was happening in San Francisco that year. McKenzie was 73.
Aug 7, 2012 — The fire, which started Monday evening, has now been contained. It spewed a huge plume of thick black smoke. Residents were advised to stay indoors. At least three dozen sought help at hospitals.