Can This Board Game Solve San Francisco’s…

Can this board game solve San Francisco’s housing crisis? Though housing is the main goal, players also have to worry about other goals, including traffic and historical preservation. (Photo: CityMetric)


Can This Board Game Solve San Francisco’s…

Monopoly is one of the best-known board games of all time. It pits players against each other with the goal of dominating real estate markets through a series of land grabs, jacking up rents and hotel fees, and being a generally nasty human being. Now, though, there’s a new board game that’s turning that premise on its head, challenging players to work together to solve a housing crisis. And, in a doubly ironic twist, it’s focusing on an urban area known for shunning low-tech board games in favour of start-ups and apps: San Francisco.


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Bay Area Heat Spell Puts El Niño Rains On Hold

So much for El Niño. A heat wave puts the rainy season on hold in the Bay Area. (Photo: San Francisco Chronicle/Kim Komenich)


Bay Area Heat Spell Puts El Niño Rains On Hold

A second day of near-record breaking temperatures was in store for the Bay Area Monday as a stubborn ridge of high pressure brought a warm forecast to the region more typical of fall than February. Temperatures elsewhere were expected to come within a few degrees of the highest recorded temps for this date with San Francisco predicted to top out around 72, two degrees shy of the record. On Sunday, a weather station about five miles south of Mineta San Jose International Airport recorded a high of 76 degrees, tying the record for the date set in 1963. In an act of unfortunate timing, strong rip currents were forecast for the waters off Northern California just as the siren song of high heat beckoned people to area beaches, Anderson said….Read More


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Exclusive: Lennar Doubles Down on Oakland with…

One of the country’s largest homebuilders is betting heavily on Oakland with nearly 500 units in the pipeline. (Photo: San Francisco Business Times)


Exclusive: Lennar Doubles Down on Oakland with…

One of the country’s largest homebuilders plans to break ground before the end of the year on Oakland’s tallest residential tower and is also pursuing another project nearby, for a total pipeline of nearly 500 units.


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Exclusive: Oakland Auto Row Plans Calls For 400…

A proposed 19-story high-rise would bring 400 units of housing to Oakland’s rapidly developing Auto Row. (Photo: San Francisco Business Times)


Exclusive: Oakland Auto Row Plans Calls For 400…

A Vancouver, Wash.-based development group is moving forward with the first highrise residential project proposed in Oakland’s busy Broadway-Valdez District, the city’s Auto Row that is transforming into new housing and retail.


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Golden State Warriors Ticket Prices Surge As…

No surprise here. Thanks to dynamic pricing, the cost to see the red-hot Golden State Warriors has surged on the eve of the Super Bowl. (Photo: San Francisco Business Journal)


Golden State Warriors Ticket Prices Surge As…

Golden State Warriors tickets on the secondary market are outstripping the price sports fans are willing to pay for Super Bowl 50.


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