Or are Americans simply wising up to the dangers posed by cops having their "face prints" on file?
Preventing a slow march toward automated authoritarianism?
Bryan Carmody refused to name the source of a leaked police report.
Other state and cities should consider doing the same thing
Did San Francisco really see a 170 percent "spike in human trafficking" last year?
Housing-Starved San Francisco Shoots Down New Apartment Project Because It Would Cast Shadow on Nearby Park. Again.
This is not the first time the city has tried to delay a project over shadow concerns.
Very high cash demands disrupt defendants' lives without improving public safety.
A new poll shows 74 percent of San Francisco residents are in favor of a state bill that would peel back local restrictions on housing.
Good intentions, private fears, and innovative entrepreneurs vying for government contracts are killing privacy in public places.
To Protect Some Cab Drivers, San Francisco Will Stop Other Taxis from Picking Up Customers at the Airport
The rule will prohibit taxis from picking up passengers at the airport unless they purchase a $250,000 permit.
Supervisor Aaron Peskin is pitching his bill as a way to help out small business and crackdown on speculating landlords.
City Officials Ordered San Francisco Man To Rebuild Exact Replica of Demolished Home. Now He's Fighting Back.
City officials determined years ago that the home was of no historic value.
Two brothers were arrested at a Giants-49ers game after cursing out and flipping off the Giants players. Now they're suing.
This Insane Battle To Block a New Apartment Building Explains Why San Francisco and Other Cities Are So Expensive
Bob Tillman has spent nearly 5 years and $1.4 million trying to convert his laundromat into new housing.
The 1930s building must be rebuilt exactly as it was, save for a plaque explaining the details of its demolition.
81 Percent of Homes in the San Francisco Metro Area Are Worth More Than $1 Million. That's Not Normal.
Restrictions on the supply of new housing are making California's cities increasingly unaffordable.
San Francisco Just Passed the Largest Tax Increase in City History. It's Anybody's Guess if It's Legal.
Prop C hikes business taxes by $300 million to pay for homeless services.
San Francisco Activists Irate That Developer Wants To Replace Burned Out Apartment Building With—Wait for It—More Apartments
Community members in the Mission District worry that the proposed market-rate development will spur gentrification.
Leaving The Bay Area is a real estate brokerage that helps people decamp for cheaper, greener pastures.
The news network largely ignores the role of government restrictions on housing construction
San Francisco Is About to Let Electric Scooters Back on the Streets. But One Scooter Company Isn't Happy.
Scooter giant Lime claims the city's permitting process was biased and arbitrary.
His argument: If San Francisco lets people shoot up, they won't be able to order them into drug treatment through the courts.
The transit center will remain closed through the end of next week.
San Francisco Continues to Give Middle Finger to E-Scooters, Rejects Permit Applications for Lime, Bird, Others
But the rest of the country is embracing the latest transportation craze.
San Francisco Man Prevented from Turning His 'Historic Laundromat' Into Apartment Building Is Suing the City for $17 Million
Robert Tillman's attempts to build housing have been frustrated by an increasingly ridiculous set of objections.
The city's gotten more than 14,500 crap complaints since the start of the year.
San Francisco Activists Demanded 100 Percent Affordable Housing From a Developer. Now They're Getting None.
Saddled with unaffordable requirements, Axis kills plans for a 117-unit apartment building.
The 9th Circuit says pressuring cities to help the feds enforce immigration law is unconstitutional.
A bill in San Francisco would prohibit new office spaces from having cafeterias on site.
Oops! San Francisco Bubble Tea Company Throws Support Behind Straw Ban Without Realizing It Also Bans All Feasible Replacement Straws
Reading the fine print is important.
City Supervisor Aaron Peskin is on a quest to tax everything good about the 21st century.
San Francisco was supposed to have sites up and running this month. It does not.
The owner of a "historic" laundromat has been thwarted at every turn in his bid to build apartments in a city in the midst of a housing crisis.
Is it really fair for we who benefited from fossil fuels to blame for global warming on those who supplied what we demanded?
Bans on E-Cigarette Flavors Can't Be Justified by the 'Wildfire Spread' of Adolescent Vaping, Which Seems to Be Declining
Bans like San Francisco's hurt smokers by making the potentially lifesaving switch to vaping less attractive.
Golden Gate City voters ranked their choices for top office. And now the outcome is getting a little messy.
The city's "moderates" and "progressives" fight over whether to raise taxes or raise taxes.
Bay City bureaucrats are uncomfortable with permissionless innovation.