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The Manhattanization of San Francisco Package

The Manhattanization of San Francisco Package

Peter Snarr December 5, 2015

Photograph by photoeverywhere / stockarch.com via Creative Commons   By Xpress Magazine Staff This news package explores the many faucets in which the City of San Francisco is growing due...


Drake Newkirk December 2, 2015

By Drake Newkirk Commuters board MUNI 702,000 times on the average weekday according to SFMTA's 2013-2014 annual report. In 2014, MUNI had an operating budget of nearly $900 million. Transportation...


Lupita Uribe December 2, 2015

By Lupita Uribe San Francisco is New York City’s mellowed out sibling, not as fast paced, but still holding the same pedigree of business people, artists, musicians and a plethora of in-betweeners....


Jasmine Williams December 2, 2015

By Jasmine Williams San Francisco is expanding. Techies, college students, commuters, and families – the San Francisco Bay Area has them all. According the city's five-year financial plan release...

SF to NYC Comparison

Ashley Goldsmith December 2, 2015

By Ashley Goldsmith In 2012 Businessweek.com named San Francisco as America’s best city.  The vast employment opportunities, many ways in which one can spend their disposable income and the cityscape...

Building Upward

Colin Blake December 2, 2015

By Colin Blake San Francisco is getting taller. In fact, if the city's 15-tallest buildings were laid end-to-end, they would be over 300-feet taller than the Golden Gate Bridge is long. This growth spurt...

Election 2015: Get Informed

Election 2015: Get Informed

Peter Snarr October 29, 2015

Photo provided by creative commons   By Xpress Magazine Staff 1-2-3 To Replace Ed Lee A unique coalition of candidates is attempting to take advantage of San Francisco's ranked-choice...

1-2-3 to Replace Ed Lee

1-2-3 to Replace Ed Lee

Zak Cowan October 29, 2015

Amy Farah Weiss (left), Stuart Schuffman (middle), Francisco Herrera (right) take a moment out of their campaigning at SF State to pose for a portrait. Photos by Ryan McNulty/ Xpress   By Zak...

District 3

District 3

Sean McGrier October 29, 2015

Wilma Peng, candidate for District 3 Supervisor, encompassing San Francisco's Chinatown and North Beach neighborhoods, poses for a portrait in Chinatown. Photo by James Chan   By Sean McGrier   The...

Proposition A

Ashley Goldsmith October 29, 2015

  By Ashley Goldsmith Up first on the Nov. 3 ballot is a proposition aimed at addressing increasing rental prices caused by the ubiquitous gentrification in San Francisco. Proposition A, also...

Proposition E

Colin Blake October 29, 2015

By Colin Blake Come Nov. 3 San Francisco voters will have the option to approve Proposition E, which aims to bring more participation to the political process by live streaming all public government...

Proposition F

Jenna Van De Ryt October 29, 2015

By Jenna Van De Ryt  Pissing off the public could in fact be one form of campaigning that is strategically working for Airbnb. If it was not for the $8 million imbursement to defeat the ballot measure,...

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