South of Market Residents Push Back Against Homeless Housing Plan

The city aims to buy 160-unit complex for supportive housing, but neighbors say they already do more than their share.

‘Tone at the Top’ Led to Fraud, Bribes at Department of Building Inspection, Report Finds

Systemic flaws in DBI’s permitting and inspection process, coupled with misconduct by former director Tom Hui, created a culture of corruption at the department, a city report says.

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

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

‘Imminent Crisis’: S.F. Moves to Create $25M Fund to Cover Small Businesses’ Back Rent

The fund would require landlords and small businesses to work out a deal on remaining back rent.

San Francisco Small Business Growth Lags Despite Efforts to Speed Approvals

Prop H, designed to streamline small-business permitting, is not making a big impact. Some policymakers and business lobbyists say further reform is needed.

San Francisco Startups Rake in Funding Even as Employees Stay Home

The tech sector is booming, but city leaders worry that remote work will undercut the recovery of the downtown economy.

S.F. Hospital Grapples With Vacancies Amid Nationwide Nursing Shortage

A shortage of staff has contributed to a rise in ‘ambulance diversion’ at San Francisco General Hospital.

S.F. Downtown Is Still Dead—But Job Listings, Venture Capital Point to a Possible Rebound

Office workers are staying home for now, but record levels of investment in S.F. suggest a brighter long-term outlook for downtown.

San Francisco Plans Booster Shots, Ramps Up Testing Amid COVID-19 Case Uptick

The CDC recommended additional vaccine shots for high-risk populations earlier this week.

New Census Data Sets the Stage for San Francisco’s Redistricting

The census data will play a key role in reshuffling San Francisco’s Supervisorial districts in 2022.