San Francisco Newswire

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for San Francisco, CA.

Results 1 - 20 of 273 for "u:sf.curbed.com" in San Francisco, CA

  1. The Numbers: San Francisco's Median Rent Climbs to a Whopping $4,225Read the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | Curbed

    Rents in San Francisco continued their upward march in April 2015, according to the just-released Zillow Rent Index . When we last checked in with Zillow's index after the first quarter of the year, it showed rents up 15.5 percent over the same time last year.

    Comment?

  2. sponsored post: Free Rent in an Avalon Hayes Valley Two-Bedroom TownhomeRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Curbed

    Apartment living in San Francisco just got even better with the addition of Avalon Hayes Valley . The brand new apartment community offers studio, one- and two-bedroom flats and townhomes as well as Avalon's Signature Collection two-bedroom townhomes .

    Comment?

  3. Turf Wars: Bayview Residents to Rally for a Market-Rate Housing Moratorium of Their OwnRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Curbed

    This afternoon at 3 p.m., a group of Bayview residents will rally in support of David Campos's proposed moratorium on market-rate housing in the Mission, and will also push for a similar measure in their own neighborhood. The rally, organized by the San Francisco chapter of Alliance of Californians for Community Empowerment , is meant to encourage Supervisor Malia Cohen to both back Campos's moratorium in the vote coming up on June 2, and start a conversation about a moratorium in the Bayview, as the San Francisco Examiner notes.

    Comment?

  4. Comparisons : What $2,500/Month Rents You in San FranciscoRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Curbed

    Welcome to Curbed Comparisons , a column that explores what one can rent for a set dollar amount in various San Francisco neighborhoods. Is one man's studio another man's townhouse? Let's find out! Today's price: $2,500.

    Comment?

  5. House Calls: For One Furniture-Obsessed SoMa Resident, a Table Is a Lifetime CommitmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 19 | Curbed

    Welcome to House Calls , a recurring feature in which Curbed tours lovely, offbeat, or otherwise awesome homes in the Bay Area. Think your space should be featured next? Here's how to submit.

    Comment?

  6. Maps: Mapping the Most Notable Public Art Around San FranciscoRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 19 | Curbed

    Public art around San Francisco runs the gamut from the earthy-think Andy Goldsworthy's statues made of trees and earth in the Presidio-to high tech, like the kinetic sculpture Firefly , which moves with the wind and lights up at night. There are big, stark sculptures like Richard Serra's numerous works around town and more delicate pieces, like Brian Goggin and Dorka Keehn's elegant illuminated books that fly over Chinatown and make up Language of the Birds .

    Comment?

  7. Billionaires' Row: 2701 Broadway in Pacific Heights Sells for $31M, Is Biggest Sale of the YearRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 18 | Curbed

    The fairy tale-worthy white mansion at 2701 Broadway has been the most expensive home for sale in San Francisco for the past seven months, with a whopping $39 million ask . Now, the seven-bedroom, 16,000-square foot home has officially changed hands for $31 million.

    Comment?

  8. The Rentals Are Too Damn Short: More Units in the Mission Are Rented...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 15 | Curbed

    Short-term rentals on the home-sharing platform Airbnb are keeping somewhere between 925 and 1,960 units off San Francisco's housing market, according to a report from the Board of Supervisors' budget and legislative analyst . Though that quantity makes up a small portion of the total rental market-somewhere between 0.4 and 0.8 percent-it takes a more substantial bite out of the city's vacant housing stock.

    Comment?

  9. Glittery Goodbyes: Bay Area glitter artist Rene Garcia...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 15 | Curbed

    Bay Area glitter artist Rene Garcia Jr., best known for his large-scale paintings made out of glitter , died last week . Garcia's most notable pieces were created with Elmer's glue and glitter shakers and featured subjects as diverse as motorcycle-riding women and lions on beaches.

    Comment?

  10. Adah's Place: A small, hidden staircase on Waller...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 15 | Curbed

    A small, hidden staircase on Waller Street next to Buena Vista Park is being renamed to honor 91-year-old Adah Bakalinsky , a dedicated walker of the city and the author of Stairway Walks in San Francisco . The stairway will get a plaque in Bakalinsky's honor and a light makeover that includes the addition of plants that can be used by birds, butterflies, and other small fauna.

    Comment?

  11. Comparisons: What $3,500/Month Rents You in San FranciscoRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 14 | Curbed

    Welcome to Curbed Comparisons , a column that explores what one can rent for a set dollar amount in various San Francisco neighborhoods. Is one man's studio another man's townhouse? Let's find out! Today's price: $3,500.

    Comment?

  12. Eviction Watch: Dozens of residents of San Mateo's...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 14 | Curbed

    Dozens of residents of San Mateo 's Park Royal Apartments and their supporters protested last week over residents' impending evictions in a county that lacks the tenant protections of San Francisco. For the past two years, management company Woodmont Real Estate Services has not been renewing leases in preparation for renovations at the six-building property, and tenants were given 60 days' notice to vacate.

    Comment?

  13. Lights, Camera, Action!: Help the 'Last Black Man in San Francisco' Search for a HomeRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 12 | Curbed

    When 20-something Jimmie Fails was growing up in San Francisco, his family lost the three-story Fillmore home that his grandfather had built back in the 1940s. That story forms the centerpiece of Last Black Man in San Francisco , a nascent film now raising money on Kickstarter .

    Comment?

  14. Cars vs. People: At Balboa Reservoir, Many Prefer Empty Parking Lot to HousingRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 8 | Curbed

    Housing in San Francisco has been so woefully underproduced these last few decades-such that population growth vastly outpaces construction -sending the city scrambling for a solution. That's led a few advocates in some counterintuitive directions, such as the proposed moratorium on market-rate residential construction in the Mission, which could become a ballot measure in November, and also a similar but shorter moratorium proposed this week by Supervisor David Campos.

    Comment?

  15. Maps: UPDATED: Mapping 41 San Francisco Street Fairs and FestivalsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 8 | Curbed

    It's almost summer in San Francisco, meaning that the city's schedule of street fairs and festivals is about to swing into full gear. Events range from the very family-friendly Union Street Festival in Cow Hollow to the decidedly no-kids leather and fetish Folsom Street Fair.

    Comment?

  16. Help Wanted: Effective immediately, Curbed SF is seeking...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 7 | Curbed

    Effective immediately, Curbed SF is seeking a freelance contributor to write 3-5 blog posts on a weekly basis. We're looking for some combination of urban planning nerd, cranespotter, and San Francisco news junkie to help us track neighborhood happenings and the many new developments going up around town.

    Comment?

  17. Moratorium on Moratoriums: The pro-development nonprofit San Francisco Housing...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 7 | Curbed

    The pro-development nonprofit San Francisco Housing Action Coalition has launched a petition against Supervisor David Campos' proposed 45-day moratorium on market-rate residential construction in the Mission. The petition is addressed to Campos and to the moratorium legislation's cosponsors-supervisors Norman Yee, Jane Kim, John Avalos, and Eric Mar-and argues that the best way to build more affordable housing is not to stop building, but to continue to increase the housing supply.

    Comment?

  18. Comparisons: What $3,300/Month Rents You in San FranciscoRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 7 | Curbed

    Welcome to Curbed Comparisons , a column that explores what one can rent for a set dollar amount in various San Francisco neighborhoods. Is one man's studio another man's townhouse? Let's find out! Today's price: $3,300 .

    Comment?

  19. The Numbers: San Francisco's Runaway Rents Reach an All-Time High, AgainRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 7 | Curbed

    Median asking rents in San Francisco first surged past New York's nearly a year ago , and for some time it seemed as if San Francisco would surge away, leaving New York in the dust. However, for the past few months, according to the national rent reports from rental website Zumper , San Francisco has stagnated somewhat while New York has gotten back into the game.

    Comment?

  20. House Calls: Tour a Midcentury Time Capsule Tricked Out By a Modern-Day Mad ManRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 5 | Curbed

    Welcome to House Calls , a recurring feature in which Curbed tours lovely, offbeat, or otherwise awesome homes in the Bay Area. Think your space should be featured next? Here's how to submit.

    Comment?

San Francisco Job Listings
View or post San Francisco job listings on Topix.
San Francisco Real Estate
News, listings, and foreclosures in San Francisco from Topix.
San Francisco Mortgages
Find mortgage rates in San Francisco on Topix.