Batkid Cost San Francisco $100,000

Batkid, a.k.a. Miles Scott, won the hearts of millions last week when a video of his Make-A-Wish Foundation-led day went viral. A 5-year old with leukemia, Miles was able to enjoy a day as his favorite superhero when San Francisco…

Sugary Drinks May Be Taxed In San Francisco

(image) San Francisco voters are being asked to impose a tax on sugary beverages. The proposal holds that drinks will be charged 2 cents for every ounce. The ballot will need two-thirds support from voters in order to pass. Thanks…

David Hockney Uses iPad to Create Art

Why is art beautiful? Nobody would necessarily answer this question the same; however, many may concede that art is beautiful because there are no boundaries in this field. If a person can envision something as beautiful, then it may be…

San Francisco’s Union Square Evacuated

Concern over an abandoned backpack led to the closing down of San Francisco’s Union Square. The tourist plaza is renowned for upscale shops and multiple dining options, which show a temporary delay in operations as a result of the potential…

BART Strike: Last-Second Proposals Could Avert Friday Morning Shutdown

The Bay Area Rapid Transit (BART) has until midnight Thursday to arrive at an agreement with its labor unions. Negotiators offered a last second contract proposal Thursday afternoon in an effort to avoid a Friday morning shutdown that will affect…

Google Expands BufferBox Throughout San Francisco

Google announced on Monday that it is expanding its BufferBox pilot in San Francisco. BufferBox is a locker service, which has already been available in Toronto. Google acquired it last November, and eventually started testing the service in the San…

Google Shopping Express Expanded To More Customers

Google launched Google Shopping Express in March with a small test in San Francisco. Today, the company announced that it is being expanded to everyone in the Bay Area. Google Shopping Express is a local delivery service that allows shoppers…

Lynch Triumphs, Kaepernick Falls Short, Seahawks Win

Seattle – The Seattle Seahawks held a tutorial on the reasons why they should not be overlooked in the race for the NFC Championship game this season last night when they devastated last year’s Super Bowl contender, the San Francisco…

Mount Diablo Fire in the San Francisco Bay Area

(image) (Credit: Andrew Zhou) On Sunday in the San Francisco Bay Area, a wildfire broke out near Mount Diablo State Park, igniting more than 800 acres of vegetation, and leading to the evacuation of 75 homes nearby. “I could just…

San Francisco Bay Bridge Construction Remains on Schedule

SF Bay Bridge is getting a makeover this Labor Day weekend as crews working on all things construction on the bridge. A “much more picturesque ride” awaits motorists in San Francisco on Tuesday, but say goodbye to the old East…