SF’s Market Street reopened after bomb threat to Anti-Defamation League – San Francisco Chronicle

article/types/premium_story_header.tpl A block of San Francisco’s busy Market Street was shut down in both directions for more than two hours at rush hour Monday evening because of a bomb threat at the offices of the Anti-Defamation League, authorities said. The 700 block was closed in both directions between O’Farrell and Kearny streets. Just before 7 […]

San Francisco Magazine | Modern Luxury | When a City Fights a Country

Editor’s Note: This is one of several stories about the Bay Area’s response to Donald Trump’s presidency, which San Francisco is publishing over the next month as part of the February 2017 Resistance Issue. To read stories as they become available online, click here. Deep within City Attorney Dennis Herrera’s mazelike wing inside City Hall, […]

SF’s shrinking population of children raises concern for city planners – by nsawyer – The San Francisco Examiner

post details byline /post details An educational presentation on San Francisco’s low population of children took place during a Planning Commission meeting Thursday, launching a discussion into what, if anything, The City can do to remedy this issue. Nationwide, the percentage of homes with children is 29 percent. In San Francisco, it’s 18 percent — […]

Uber cancels self-driving car trial in San Francisco after state forces it off road | Technology | The Guardian

California has forced Uber to remove its self-driving vehicles from the road, canceling the company’s controversial pilot program in San Francisco after a week of embarrassing reports of traffic violations and repeated legal threats from state officials. The department of motor vehicles (DMV) announced late on Wednesday that it had revoked the registration of 16 […]

Uber blames humans for self-driving car traffic offenses as California orders a halt | Technology | The Guardian

California regulators ordered Uber to remove its self-driving vehicles from the road on the same day that the company’s vehicles were caught running red lights – violations the company immediately blamed on “human error”. “It is essential that Uber takes appropriate measures to ensure safety of the public,” the California department of motor vehicles (DMV) […]