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SF Buses are Packed; Is SF Doing Enough to Keep Everyone Safe?SF Buses are Packed; Is SF Doing Enough to Keep Everyone Safe?
By - posted 9/19/2020
Bay Area Updates, City Insight, Only in San Francisco

Thank you KPIX5 for reporting about the increased overcrowding on San Francisco Muni buses. Ridership has gone up on Muni and the overcrowding has caused Muni operators and drivers to be question is the City is doing enough to keep drivers and riders safe.  SFMTA claims that they are closely monitoring their more...

SF Offers 30-Days of Free PPE For Small BusinessesSF Offers 30-Days of Free PPE For Small Businesses
By - posted 9/18/2020
Brand New, Getting Help, Only in San Francisco

San Francisco has secured a large shipment of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) from the California Governor’s Office of Emergency Services (CalOES) and the California Office of the Small Business Advocate (CalOSBA) to support small businesses. The shipment includes hand sanitizers, surgical masks, and face shields. Our goal in providing this more...

Will SF Extend Small Business Eviction Protections?Will SF Extend Small Business Eviction Protections?
By - posted 9/16/2020
Only in San Francisco, Support the Bay

Mayor London N. Breed issued a press release on September 15, regarding San Francisco’s local commercial eviction protections. Local governments do not normally have control over commercial leases because those rules are governed by state law, but Governor Newsom issued an Executive Order in March, which allowed local governments to more...

SF's New Public Trash CansSF’s New Public Trash Cans
By - posted 9/15/2020
Brand New, Have Your Voice Heard, Only in San Francisco

Thank you SF Chronicle for letting us know about the search for the city’s next official public trash can. Vote on your favorite new trashcan design Public Works, in collaboration with the industrial designers at the Institute for Creative Integration (ICI), has narrowed the design of the City’s new public trash cans more...

Farallon Restaurant Permanently Closed After 23 YearsFarallon Restaurant Permanently Closed After 23 Years
By - posted 9/12/2020
Eat & Drink, Goodbye, Only in San Francisco, What's Closed / What's Open

In case you missed it, sad news from SFGATE, Farallon Restaurant will close permanently. Farallon Restaurant is a well-known upscale seafood restaurant in San Francisco. Famous for their raw bar, long wine list & undersea-themed decor like jellyfish lamps and a hand-painted dome ceiling that once covered a swimming pool. On March 18th, more...

The Golden Gate Bridge is a Sundial? Yup!The Golden Gate Bridge is a Sundial? Yup!
By - posted 8/17/2020
Only in San Francisco, Outdoorsy

Did you know that our beautiful Golden Gate Bridge is not only of one of the 7 Wonders of the Modern World, but it’s also a sundial. Sure, it’s an amazing technological feat. They said it couldn’t be built and at the time its opening in 1937, it was both the longest and the tallest more...

SF’s First African American Small Business Loan is Now OpenSF’s First African American Small Business Loan is Now Open
By - posted 7/28/2020
Brand New, COVID-19 Updates, Only in San Francisco

Are you a Black business owner impacted by COVID-19?  The City’s African American Small Business Revolving Loan Fund will deploy loans up to $50,000 at 0% interest to support San Francisco Black-owned businesses. There are no fees and no collateral requirements. Long-standing Black-owned businesses and those most severely impacted by the more...

SF City Hall Lights Up Orange for the GiantsSF City Hall Lights Up Orange for the Giants
By - posted 7/28/2020
Only in San Francisco

San Francisco’s City Hall and its 220+ state-of-the-art LED lighting fixtures will illuminate in orange to support the SF Giants. City Hall Lighting Schedule July 31, 2020 – San Francisco Giants Giants vs. Rangers Game The schedule is always tentative for the holiday lighting and subject to change when there are special events and the building is lit more...

Happy 83rd Birthday, Golden Gate Bridge!Happy 83rd Birthday, Golden Gate Bridge!
By - posted 5/27/2020
Only in San Francisco

The Golden Gate Bridge was once called “the bridge that couldn’t be built,” today it is one the wonders of the world and an enduring icon of the Bay. This magnificent span opened in May 1937 after a four-year struggle against relentless winds, fog, rock, and treacherous tides. It’s the country’s more...

Happy 415 Day: San Francisco is 170 Years Old TodayHappy 415 Day: San Francisco is 170 Years Old Today
By - posted 4/15/2020
Only in San Francisco

Happy Birthday to the city of San Francisco! San Francisco was incorporated on April 15, 1850. Now, San Franciscans celebrate #415 Day on April 15 every year which is not only our city’s area code, but also the day when San Francisco officially became a city. This year, we can’t be together, more...

Toilet Paper Delivered by Drone in SFToilet Paper Delivered by Drone in SF
By - posted 3/26/2020
Only in San Francisco

Of course, San Franciscans are getting their toilet paper delivered by drone. San Franciscan David Chen helped his friend out in the most San Francisco way possible. He delivered him an essential roll of TP via drone. Ian Chan captured the surprise delivery and shared it on Twitter for us more...

Goodbye Slim's (1988-2020)Goodbye Slim’s (1988-2020)
By - posted 3/21/2020
Only in San Francisco

We lost a great music venue this week. The legendary Slim’s, owned by Boz Scaggs, rocked San Francisco for over 30 years as the city’s longest-running rock club. It was also one of the few all ages venues in The Bay. With a 500-person capacity, its small size was the perfect more...

A Rare Visit to SF's 1,070 Ft. High Viewing PlatformA Rare Visit to SF’s 1,070 Ft. High Viewing Platform
By - posted 2/4/2020
Only in San Francisco

Get ready for a one-of-a-kind viewing experience from the tallest office building west of Chicago. During your visit, you’ll have an opportunity to view the Bay Area from a never before seen vantage point. In record time, all Salesforce Tower Ohana Floor tours for the community are full through January 2020. more...

The Future of SF's Muni & Transportation in 2050The Future of SF’s Muni & Transportation in 2050
By - posted 2/4/2020
Only in San Francisco

What will transportation look like in 30 years? Give us your thoughts at a hands-on workshop for ConnectSF, San Francisco’s multi-agency long-range transportation planning effort.  Many of the transportation challenges of today are rooted in the long-term planning decisions of the past.  As we plan for the future, we need your more...

Muni's "Butt Dents" Are Coming BackMuni’s “Butt Dents” Are Coming Back
By - posted 12/21/2019
Only in San Francisco

If you’ve ever been sitting on a bench on one of the new Muni Metro light rail cars and the train comes to a sudden halt, then you’ll probably understand why so many people complained about the new seating arrangement. Although the sideways bench seating means that more people can more...