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He was an alcoholic with hep C, sleeping in an SF park. Then neighbors stepped up to help

After years of relapses, an unhoused former meth user got back on his feet through sustained intervention.

After making threat against roller-skaters, the Godfather of Skate faces more accusations

In interviews and on social media, others in the roller skating community said this wasn’t the first time David Miles verbally abused people.

Seven-story building on the Great Highway to house homeless people. Neighbors are pissed

The housing development at 1234 Great Highway faces local opposition for blocking views and housing homeless residents.

Viral Sunset spot known for gonzo Vietnamese dishes has one of the best lunch deals in SF

Gao Viet often goes viral for extravagant versions of Vietnamese classics, but a new lunch menu offers a taste without breaking the bank.

Mark Farrell reveals ‘bold’ vision for downtown. Mayor calls it a ChatGPT plan

The former mayor, pitching himself as having the strongest private-sector and business background, proposed a 20-year plan.

Salesforce co-founder worth $600M gives big to mayor candidate Daniel Lurie

Parker Harris, a Salesforce co-founder, is the latest techie to support the nonprofit founder.

Controversial school board leader denounced for racist remarks is running for office again

Ann Hsu, who launched a private school last year, says this time she’s focused on the students — not politics.

‘Least bad option’: SFMTA greenlights West Portal compromise street safety plan

Business owners and residents balked at the initial proposal to make the neighborhood safer after a tragic four-fatality traffic crash.

A running list of Silicon Valley figures who have gone full MAGA

The floodgates have seemingly opened to Silicon Valley tech figures publicly supporting the reelection of Donald Trump.

Salesforce mandates October return to office for most employees as layoffs continue

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The city’s largest private employer unveiled new mandatory office requirements that will go into effect in October, per an internal memo.

Pouting about state transgender law, Elon Musk says X will leave San Francisco for Austin

AB 1955 would prohibit school districts from notifying parents if their child starts using different pronouns or identifies as a different gender.

A 6-day workweek? At this SF startup, hustle culture is back with a vengeance

LatchBio is hiring. The catch: You have to work six days a week from the startup’s Mission Bay offices.

A Spanish wine bar in the Mission has the most immaculate vibes in SF

Erin Rickenbacker and Rafa Saenz have created a unique taberna in the Mission District, with a focus on vermouth and sherry.

Sam Altman thought he’d bought a $27M home with a ‘Batcave.’ Lawsuit says it’s a ‘lemon’

An infinity pool, one of the home’s most luxurious touches, turned out to be a flooding money sink.

Dog owners at war with city after rangers hound them out of park with megaphones

Residents of a quiet San Francisco neighborhood like to walk their pups in a baseball field — but are banned from doing so.

Dog owners at war with city after rangers hound them out of park with megaphones

Residents of a quiet San Francisco neighborhood like to walk their pups in a baseball field — but are banned from doing so.

Photos: Roller-skaters take over an old hangar in Crissy Field. ‘This is our roll-igion’

A party at a pop-up roller rink kicked off the inaugural Skate Week San Francisco.

‘Damn, I found family’: Celebrating Black cowboy culture at an East Bay rodeo

Marking its 40th year, the rodeo serves as a reminder of the role African Americans have played in the West’s cowboy culture.

5 high-style, seriously relaxing destinations up and down Highway 1

From Big Sur to Mendocino, a spate of new and renovated inns is giving new reasons not to Airbnb.

Viral Sunset spot known for gonzo Vietnamese dishes has one of the best lunch deals in SF

Gao Viet often goes viral for extravagant versions of Vietnamese classics, but a new lunch menu offers a taste without breaking the bank.

A Spanish wine bar in the Mission has the most immaculate vibes in SF

Erin Rickenbacker and Rafa Saenz have created a unique taberna in the Mission District, with a focus on vermouth and sherry.

Party in the back: The city’s best bars with hidden patios

Parklets are overrated. Here are six of the city’s best secret spots — old to new, dive to deluxe. 

Gourmet coffee drinkers jolted by new trend in high-end java: It’s caffeine-free

The same forces that gave us low-alcohol beer and CBD weed have finally reached the gourmet coffee world.

Oakland’s crime data mess: How politicians are playing shell games with public safety

Cherry-picked stats and untested reforms have left Oakland’s public safety in disarray.

What would it look like for Aaron Peskin to be mayor? Ask Bob’s Donuts

The Bob’s Donuts Affair shows us how capricious an Aaron Peskin mayoral administration would be.

Cellphone bans are the right thing for students, but a no-win for public school teachers

The stark divide on cellphone use highlights inequities in education. It’s time for the tech giants that profit from kids’ addiction to step up.

After making threat against roller-skaters, the Godfather of Skate faces more accusations

In interviews and on social media, others in the roller skating community said this wasn’t the first time David Miles verbally abused people.

Photos: Roller-skaters take over an old hangar in Crissy Field. ‘This is our roll-igion’

A party at a pop-up roller rink kicked off the inaugural Skate Week San Francisco.

You can see the Rolling Stones at Levi’s Stadium for less than an Eras Tour parking pass

Seats for rock’s ultimate legacy act can be yours for under $100.

Raunchy and risk-taking, Margaret Cho on how comedy saved her life

The stand-up comic, known for her biting political and social criticism, shares seven songs that chart her path through adversity.