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One Turo host in San Francisco (not pictured) earned $40,000 in 2017 by leasing his 2016 Tesla Model X to strangers via the app.

People in San Francisco are leasing their Teslas and supercars to strangers in order to afford owning a car in one of the most expensive cities in Ame...

Turo is changing the economics of owning a car in cities like San Francisco. Car owners list their vehicles on the platform and lease them by the day. One "power host" says her new Tesla Model 3 costs her practically nothing because she recovers the cost by renting it to strangers via the Turo app.
San Francisco mayor London Breed was sworn in last Wednesday, two days before she toured the city and found "more feces" than she'd ever seen.

San Francisco’s ‘poop problem’ and homelessness crisis is so dire that the city’s new mayor said she saw ‘more fecesR...

San Francisco's new mayor, London Breed, toured the city's streets last week and told NBC Bay Area that she found "more feces" strewn across the sidewalks than she'd ever seen. Her findings are a part of a broader issue in the city's homelessness crisis in which 7,499 individuals live on the streets.
Juul is infiltrating American high schools.

A $15 billion e-cig startup that’s taking over the US is moving into London

Silicon Valley vape startup Juul Labs is bursting at its seams. On the heels of a $15 billion valuation, the company is rapidly expanding in the US and opening the doors to its first international office in London on Tuesday. After London, Juul plans to launch in three more countries.

A facility giving marijuana to people with addiction has had a major shakeup after it felt ‘like walking into a cloud of smoke’

A rehab facility in Los Angeles that gave marijuana to patients dealing with addiction has had a major shakeup. After an internal dispute, the founder of High Sobriety has moved to San Francisco to open a new facility called Remedy Recovery.
A pedestrian walks by a McDonald's restaurant on January 30, 2018 in San Francisco, California.

San Francisco’s minimum wage is now $15 an hour — here’s how that stacks up to other major cities

The Economic Policy Institute, a nonpartisan, nonprofit think-tank, has compiled a list of minimum wages in cities across the US. In some areas, workers who receive tips can make as little as $2.13 an hour.

This $18.5 million ‘secret’ hilltop estate in San Francisco has an elevator and sweeping 360-degree views of the city — take a look ...

The historic home, dubbed the Boggs-Shenson house after its former owners, boasts an elevator, five bedrooms and multiple outdoor decks for viewing the city's sweeping sights from the home's hilltop vantage point. Take a look inside.
Gusto has a no-shoes policy inside its new headquarters in San Francisco.

Inside Gusto’s brand-new San Francisco headquarters, where employees work on living room furniture and take off their shoes at the door

Gusto makes human resources software for small businesses. Go inside the company's brand-new San Francisco headquarters, where Gusto employees hold meetings in a living room, rotate workspaces throughout the day, and take off their shoes at the door.
California has the top three cities with properties over $1 million.

The 22 American cities with the most million-dollar homes

Million-dollar homes are most likely to be found on the East or West coasts of America, according to a new report from LendingTree. Four cities in California have more than 10% of homes valued over $1 million. Here's what other places have many million-dollar homes.
A full-page ad taken out in the San Francisco Chronicle on Friday.

An anonymous San Franciscan bought a full page newspaper ad claiming residents need to ‘watch your backs’ because the city can’t do ...

After an experience with a homeless man left her "horrified," an anonymous resident placed an ad in the San Francisco Chronicle, titled "Watch your backs — nobody else is." It comes as San Francisco pushes against its homelessness crisis.

Singapore Airlines will fly non-stop to Los Angeles and increase frequency of direct San Franciso flights

With the new flights, total US frequency will increase to 53 per week by December.