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    Map: Veterans stuck in disability claims backlog limbo

    Compare backlogs and wait times at the 58 VA regional offices on this interactive map. It automatically updates weekly, tracking in real-time whether the...

    Sierra Club officials ‘don’t know what to make’ of Hetch Hetchy measure

    From the days of John Muir, the Sierra Club has lobbied to restore Hetch Hetchy, an alpine valley in Yosemite National Park inundated by...

    Made in Hayward: Bus Maker Finally Wins a Local Contract

    For the past decade, Jose Luis Tejeda felt insulted every time he saw an Alameda-Contra Costa Transit District bus drive past his place of work. Tejada, 60,...

    Tourk Resigns from Another Campaign: Gascón’s

    San Francisco District Attorney George Gascón announced the resignation of campaign consultant Alex Tourk on Tuesday, just hours after the disgraced lobbyist stepped down from...

    Made in Hayward: Bus Maker Finally Wins a Local Contract

    For the past decade, Jose Luis Tejeda felt insulted every time he saw an Alameda-Contra Costa Transit District bus drive past his place of work. Tejada, 60,...

    ‘Go the F— to Sleep’: The Case of the Viral PDF

    Bay Area writer Adam Mansbach's unusual success heralds new headaches and opportunities for publishers The phenomenon of music and video piracy has been around seemingly...

    Tourk Resigns from Another Campaign: Gascón’s

    San Francisco District Attorney George Gascón announced the resignation of campaign consultant Alex Tourk on Tuesday, just hours after the disgraced lobbyist stepped down from...

    Map: Veterans stuck in disability claims backlog limbo

    Compare backlogs and wait times at the 58 VA regional offices on this interactive map. It automatically updates weekly, tracking in real-time whether the...

    On Gold Coast, a Legacy of Low Taxes

    With its private tennis court, baronial rooms and dead-on view of the Bay, Gladyne Mitchell’s house is among the most valuable in the world—so...

    The World Series, Dave Eggers Style

    The best-selling author takes his sketchbook to the ballpark We invited San Francisco author and artist Dave Eggers, founder of McSweeney's literary journal and the nonprofit writing...

    Tourk Resigns from Another Campaign: Gascón’s

    San Francisco District Attorney George Gascón announced the resignation of campaign consultant Alex Tourk on Tuesday, just hours after the disgraced lobbyist stepped down from...

    Made in Hayward: Bus Maker Finally Wins a Local Contract

    For the past decade, Jose Luis Tejeda felt insulted every time he saw an Alameda-Contra Costa Transit District bus drive past his place of work. Tejada, 60,...

    Active Ingredient: Going Dutch Crunch

    Dense and crusty, San Francisco’s relationship with sourdough bread is the stuff of legend—and branding opportunities, as tourists line up to eat soup in...

    Better Business Bureau warns of Sandy relief scams

    As West Coasters watched Hurricane Sandy pummel the East Coast from afar, many wondered what they could do to help. Unfortunately, in the wake...

    Former basketball pro urges teens to prepare for college

    Berkeley native Justin Davis grew up in what he describes as a “basketball household.” He spent countless hours on the court, and his family...

    Trends

    Student Loan Default Rate Nearly Doubles

    "Unlike mortgages, student loans are very difficult to walk away from," researcher notes Increasing numbers of college and university students are taking on record amounts...

    Seismic Uncertainty at Diablo Canyon

    PG&E wants to extend nuclear plant's life despite incomplete earthquake analysis The California Public Utilities Commission has postponed an April hearing to consider extending the...

    Mark Zuckerberg Doesn’t ‘Like’ Voting

    President Obama's Facebook appearance aimed at young voters; Bay Area visit targets big donorsWhen President Barack Obama visits Facebook on Wednesday, CEO Mark Zuckerberg...

    On Gold Coast, a Legacy of Low Taxes

    With its private tennis court, baronial rooms and dead-on view of the Bay, Gladyne Mitchell’s house is among the most valuable in the world—so...

    Student Loan Default Rate Nearly Doubles

    "Unlike mortgages, student loans are very difficult to walk away from," researcher notes Increasing numbers of college and university students are taking on record amounts...

    Seismic Uncertainty at Diablo Canyon

    PG&E wants to extend nuclear plant's life despite incomplete earthquake analysis The California Public Utilities Commission has postponed an April hearing to consider extending the...

    Student Loan Default Rate Nearly Doubles

    "Unlike mortgages, student loans are very difficult to walk away from," researcher notes Increasing numbers of college and university students are taking on record amounts...