In ‘Eerie’ Financial District, Merchants See Long Recovery Ahead

Despite a devastating eighteen months, merchants in San Francisco’s downtown are holding out hope for recovery—and calling for help.

The Race to Replace David Chiu, Explained

David Chiu’s appointment to City Attorney opens up a coveted and rarely-available seat in the state assembly, setting the stage for a high-stakes campaign sprint and political shakeup in the legislature and City Hall.

Dear San Francisco: A Circus Comes To Town

Created by Bay Area residents Shana Carroll and Gypsy Snider, co-founders of the Montreal-based circus troupe The 7 Fingers, “Dear San Francisco” will pay homage to the stunning beauty, storied characters and astounding resilience of the City by the Bay.

S.F. Offers Small Businesses Relief Grants for Vandalism, Broken Windows

The program provides neighborhood businesses with grants of up to $2,000.

Why Is There a Warship in San Francisco Bay?

The USS Tripoli—the Navy’s “newest amphibious assault ship”—crossed under the Golden Gate Bridge on Saturday and parked itself at Pier 30 ahead of Fleet Week. But some San Franciscans say it’s too loud.

Gavin Newsom Recall: What to Know About the Sept. 14 Special Election

The Republican-led recall effort was largely fueled by frustration over pandemic lockdowns and shuttered schools.

S.F. Muni’s Financial Crisis Shadows Transit Month Celebration

SFMTA Director Jeffery Tumlin said the agency faces “the worst financial crisis” in its history and needs additional funding.

These Extraordinary ‘Light Art’ Installations Illuminate S.F. by Night

The city boasts more than 40 installations created by over 30 artists and installed in 17 neighborhoods.

Meet the Firefighting Goats Helping to Mitigate San Francisco’s Wildfire Risk

City Grazing’s herd of 100 goats provides sustainable land management through goat grazing.

S.F. Reimburses Sustainable Commuters for Emergency Rides Home

Reimbursements of up to $150 are available up to four times a year.