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New opportunities for sharing your car are part of a larger trend toward getting more use out of private assets


December 21, 2010
news@sfbg.comWEDNESDAY, DEC. 22Floyd Westerman RetrospectiveYou may remember him for his role in "Dances with Wolves" as Chief Ten Bears and as a country western...

Going to a club — or boarding an airplane?

The War on Fun continues with a proposal to electronically track every nightclub visitor


news@sfbg.comWEDNESDAY, DEC. 1Local hiring hearing Sup. John Avalos' San Francisco Local Hiring Policy for Construction ordinance, which mandates that construction projects that get city...

Why selling state buildings is so dumb

November 29, 2010
To stem the massive hemorrhaging in the budget, the state of California has authorized the sale of 24 state-owned office buildings across the state...

Pot competition survives SFPD crackdown

November 10, 2010
Prop. 19 may have been defeated last week, but marijuana is still the state's top cash crop, and one where agricultural artisanship continues to...

Why Prop. 19 went up in smoke

November 5, 2010
Hopes of legalizing marijuana may have gone up in smoke after Prop. 19’s defeat by a slim margin, but proponents are far from giving...

Election 2010: The Prozan party

November 2, 2010
Amid a packed bar of Giants fans and political supporters, Rebecca Prozan was greeted with fervent clapping and shouts. Whether or not she wins...

Hotel plan revives old question: Can the Presidio Trust be trusted?

October 4, 2010
In San Francisco's Presidio, one of the few national parks that is mandated to pay for its operations with the proceeds from development, historic...

Texas hotels more progressive than San Francisco’s?

September 20, 2010
Prop. J would increase San Francisco's hotel tax of 14 percent – which is lower than such big cities as Seattle, Chicago, and New...