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San Francisco is for the Dogs!

San Francisco is for the Dogs!

Dogs are the most popular pet in our country, according to American Veterinary Medicine Association, with 38.4% of American households having an average of 1.6 dogs. Despite its reputation, San Francisco was ranked ninth most dog-friendly city in America, having been beat out by Seattle (#1), Chicago (#2), New York (#4) and Los Angeles (#7) […]

UCSF Slated for Expansion

UCSF Slated for Expansion

Straddling Cole Valley and Inner Sunset in the heart of San Francisco, UCSF’s Parnassus campus is of world renown. Now the university is slated to expand, adding potentially 1.5 million square feet of development. This would include a newer, larger hospital as well as 750 new housing units for students and staff. Designed with the […]

Neighborhood Highlight: Richmond Annex

Neighborhood Highlight: Richmond Annex

First-time homebuyers may well find their best options in the East Bay’s affordable hidden gem: the Richmond Annex! Located closer to downtown El Cerrito than most other parts of El Cerrito, homes here are priced more affordably than its twin. Shaped like a ship sailing its way into El Cerrito and toward Albany, Richmond Annex […]

Caution: Parking Enforcement Returns to the Bay Area!

Caution: Parking Enforcement Returns to the Bay Area!

As restrictions are eased across most Bay Area counties, parking enforcement is returning! Those of us who have gotten used to the relaxed rules over the last few months will need to be extra careful, and make sure to triple check street signage and city websites. San Francisco street cleaning enforcement began June 15th, but […]

Stroll or Bike to Lake Merritt, but Don’t Drive!

Stroll or Bike to Lake Merritt, but Don’t Drive!

Lake Merritt is called the Jewel of Oakland, and its encircling landscaped park grounds comprise the city’s top attraction. On any given day, there are myriad joggers, walkers, dancers, children, birdwatchers, boaters, picnickers, and even skaters! It’s especially popular during Shelter-in-Place, so much so that the City of Oakland is significantly restricting parking access along […]

A Michelin Star to-go please!

A Michelin Star to-go please!

Craving a bite of San Francisco’s top notch food scene? During shelter-in-place many of our city’s world class restaurants are offering take-out or delivery options for the first time, such as Nari, recently named one of America’s best new restaurants by GQ. Here are seven of our favorites. Nari: 1625 Post Street, 4 – 7pm […]

Neighborhood Highlight: Cole Valley

Neighborhood Highlight: Cole Valley

Cole Valley is known as a close-knit community in the heart of San Francisco. Nestled between forested hills of Buena Vista, Tank Hill and Mount Sutro and the green spaces in Golden Gate Park, this is the neighborhood where you can have all the perks of city life while living in a peaceful environment. Plenty of recreational opportunities […]

40 Year Project: Why Supplies Are Low

40 Year Project: Why Supplies Are Low

Why can’t the Bay Area build enough new housing to curb home prices? Mission Local describes an extreme example of a 10-unit housing project in Bernal that took 40 years to obtain permission to build after the 77-year old developer bought the two parcels back in the late 1970s. Hopefully it won’t take before another 40 years to finally construct! If you have the patience to build your own […]

Market Street to be Car-Less Downtown

Market Street to be Car-Less Downtown

Starting in 2020, cars will start to be banned from downtown portion of San Francisco’s major thoroughfare Market Street. Construction of the first phase of the $604 million “Better Market Street” project will start in January from Fifth to Eighth streets. Once considered a radical idea, the Municipal Transportation Agency board voted unanimously to do it, […]

SF Home Prices Hit New High

SF Home Prices Hit New High

In June, records were set again for San Francisco's median home prices, with MLS-listed single-family houses reaching $1.7 million, while condos were at $1.3 million, up $80K and $65K, respectively, compared to June 2018, according to Curbed. Among the most affordable neighborhoods was Bayview, with a median price of $912,500. Pacific Heights won the most [...]