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Thousands of Eggs and Embryos in Jeopardy After Malfunction at a San Francisco Fertility Clinic  Thousands of Eggs and Embryos in Jeopardy After Malfunction at a San Francisco Fertility Clinic 

A technical malfunction at a San Francisco fertility clinic earlier this month may have damaged hundreds of patients’ eggs and embryos, putting their chances of future in vitro fertilization at risk.

ICE Agents Raid 77 Businesses in Northern California  ICE Agents Raid 77 Businesses in Northern California 

On Thursday, the San Francisco Chronicle reported that Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) officers began conducting raids of 77 businesses in the Bay Area and Sacramento region over the past week. The officers demanded that the businesses in question provide proof that their employees were legally permitted to…

San Francisco Will Clear Thousands of Marijuana Convictions Dating Back to 1975  San Francisco Will Clear Thousands of Marijuana Convictions Dating Back to 1975 

San Francisco’s District Attorney George Gascón announced on Wednesday that the city will be reviewing and retroactively clearing or reducing thousands of marijuana-related convictions dating back to 1975, the San Francisco Chronicle reports.

Sex Workers in San Francisco Can Now Report Violence Without Fear of Being Arrested for Prostitution Sex Workers in San Francisco Can Now Report Violence Without Fear of Being Arrested for Prostitution

Too often sex workers are afraid to report violence or rape to authorities while working due to the threat of arrest for prostitution (and not to mention police officers who might abuse their power.) But new policies enacted in San Francisco have been put in place to help change that.

Blessed Be: Everlane Is Opening Its First Brick-and-Mortar Store Blessed Be: Everlane Is Opening Its First Brick-and-Mortar Store

In a development that I consider both a blessing and my probable undoing, Everlane is opening its first brick-and-mortar store. That’s right: all those slinky-soft tees and chunky sweaters and dapper street shoes will be within reach of your fingertips—if you live in San Francisco, that is.

Reports of Shooting At San Francisco UPS Warehouse [Updated] Reports of Shooting At San Francisco UPS Warehouse [Updated]

Early Wednesday morning, several people were wounded in a shooting that took place in San Francisco’s Potrero Hill neighborhood, according to ABC News. At least three people were struck, though there may be more.

Remember When San Francisco Was Associated With Hippies Instead of Tech Zillionaires?  Remember When San Francisco Was Associated With Hippies Instead of Tech Zillionaires? 

This year brings the 50th anniversary of 1967 and the “Summer of Love,” when young people from across America descended en masse upon San Francisco’s Haight-Ashbury neighborhood to participate in what was generally agreed to be a cultural event (though the specifics were a little fuzzy). Hey, remember when the Bay…

San Francisco to Open New York-Style Café San Francisco to Open New York-Style Café

What if I told you you could sip a latte and stare at a blank Final Draft page while surrounded by rats? You’d say, of course you can—at every single coffee shop in New York. But now you can also do it in San Francisco.

Hillary Clinton: 'There Is No Place I'd Rather Be Than Here With You, Other Than the White House' Hillary Clinton: 'There Is No Place I'd Rather Be Than Here With You, Other Than the White House'

Hillary Clinton gave a notably political speech on Tuesday at the Professional Businesswomen of California’s annual conference in San Francisco. In addition to mentioning all our Chappaqua Woods memes, she stated, “There is no place I’d rather be than here with you, other than the White House.”

Uber's President Resigns After Six Months With the Company Uber's President Resigns After Six Months With the Company

After just six months on the job, Uber president Jeff Jones has resigned.

San Francisco Might Tax the Rich to Help Its Homeless Population San Francisco Might Tax the Rich to Help Its Homeless Population

Overrun by wealthy tech bros, San Francisco’s city board is mulling over a tax on tech companies to aid the rising numbers of homeless pushed out by soaring housing costs, according to The Guardian.

A San Francisco 'Tinder Enthusiast' Is Accused of Killing Ex-Girlfriend, Stashing Her Body A San Francisco 'Tinder Enthusiast' Is Accused of Killing Ex-Girlfriend, Stashing Her Body

A man SFist has described as a “Tinder enthusiast” has been detained in Colorado and is currently under suspicion for allegedly murdering his ex-girlfriend and hiding her body in a storage unit.

San Francisco Is Now the First City in America to Mandate Six Weeks of Fully Paid Parental Leave San Francisco Is Now the First City in America to Mandate Six Weeks of Fully Paid Parental Leave

In a groundbreaking move, San Francisco has passed a law requiring fully paid parental leave for a huge number of workers.

Twitter Will Offer Employees 20 Weeks Paid Family Leave Twitter Will Offer Employees 20 Weeks Paid Family Leave

On May 1, Twitter will start offering both male and female employees 20 weeks paid parental leave. As with Etsy, Netflix and Facebook, the company seems to have realized that people who feel like their home life is in balance tend to do better at work.

All My Love to This Bold Chihuahua, in Custody Following a High-Speed Police Chase  All My Love to This Bold Chihuahua, in Custody Following a High-Speed Police Chase 

A male chihuahua with absolutely no time for anybody else’s bullshit led the California Highway Patrol on a high-speed chase across San Francisco’s Bay Bridge early Sunday morning, NBC Los Angeles reports.

I'm Not A Pirate I'm Not A Pirate

I’m a city cat.

Man Who Lives in a Literal Box in San Francisco Says 'It Makes a Lot of Sense'

Rent in San Francisco is so dumb expensive that a man is willfully living in a tiny box in a friend’s home for $400 a month.

Did Gentrification Kill Alex Nieto? Did Gentrification Kill Alex Nieto?

In 2014, in San Francisco, Alex Nieto, carrying a Taser for his shift as a bouncer, was shot repeatedly by four police officers, and died. None of the officers were indicted criminal charges stemming from his death; this month they were cleared in a civil case. But the broader consequences of their actions remain.

Lawsuit Accuses Celebrity Chef Michael Chiarello of Fairly Gross Sexual Harassment  Lawsuit Accuses Celebrity Chef Michael Chiarello of Fairly Gross Sexual Harassment 

A lawsuit filed Wednesday by two former servers at one of his restaurants accuses celebrity chef Michael Chiarello of some fairly gross, highly specific sexual harassment. The women say they were “forced to endure a hostile, sexually charged work environment” at the hands of Chiarello, his executive chef, and other…

Poor Tech Bro Writes Open Letter About How He 'Shouldn't Have to See' Homeless People in SF  Poor Tech Bro Writes Open Letter About How He 'Shouldn't Have to See' Homeless People in SF 

The unfortunate tech bro insurgency in San Francisco continues with a guy named Justin Keller, who has lived in the Bay Area for all of three years (that means we can still return him, right?) and recently felt entitled enough to write the mayor and police chief about his distaste for the homeless. Cool, cool.

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