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Portable toilets in the Tenderloin neighborhood on June, 28, 2016.

San Francisco’s 24-hour public toilets cost the city nearly $30 per flush. Officials want to add more.

Since 2014, San Francisco has operated a program called "Pit Stop" that delivers mobile public restrooms to neighborhoods with dirty streets.
A homeless man in San Francisco holds a sign asking for spare change.

San Francisco has turned into a nightmare. Here’s how to fix the city in the next 10 years.

San Francisco is transforming into a city that only the wealthy few can afford. The next decade could be a defining period in its history.
San Francisco is a city of enormous inequality.

How San Francisco has transformed in the last decade, from rising rents to filthy streets

The city has built massive skyscrapers and welcomed major tech companies. It has gotten dirtier, more expensive, and crowded.
Juul bought the office tower at 123 Mission St. in San Francisco in June 2019.

Juul bought a San Francisco office tower for $400 million. It’s reportedly considering selling it just 5 months later.

The embattled e-cigarette startup bought the 29-story tower at 123 Mission St. in June. It's reportedly considering a sale now.

Pop-up shelters that can be assembled in 20 minutes without tools could help address California’s mounting homelessness crisis

Sacramento's mayor is pushing to have 150 of the tiny shelters built before winter, following a demonstration outside city hall.
Downtown San Francisco.

I live in the San Francisco Bay Area on just $50,000 a year — here’s how I do it

The San Francisco Bay Area is one of the most expensive urban areas in the US. But it's still possible to live there on a modest income.

A Silicon Valley startup is offering $10,000 to workers who volunteer to leave the Bay Area

A startup called MainStreet gives Bay Area employees a stipend to work remotely from one of its own offices in a different location.
The creator of "Star Wars" entered the San Francisco ecosystem in 2005. You can visit the Yoda Fountain outside the company's offices.

Here’s what it’s like to visit the San Francisco headquarters of Lucasfilm, the creator of ‘Star Wars’ and ‘Indiana Jone...

The creator of the beloved 'Star Wars' franchise moved to the Presidio in 2005 to merge the locations of its gaming and cinema divisions.
According to the previous owner, it takes a "very special buyer" to want to live inside a century-old former church.

No one wants to buy this $6.5 million century-old church-turned luxe townhome once owned by a tech CEO in San Francisco — take a look inside

The condo at 651 Dolores inside San Francisco's The Light House sat untouched for two years in the region's notoriously competitive real estate market.
The Presidio of San Francisco has something that the rest of the city doesn't: silence.

Inside San Francisco’s Presidio: A 1,500-acre former US Army base where the ‘Star Wars’ creators and a Facebook board member’s...

You'll find Peter Thiel's Founders Fund, Lucasfilm, coyotes, eucalyptus trees, an abandoned fort, and a pet cemetery on this former US Army base.