Uber and Lyft are fighting for the ability to operate in cities across the country. Here are some of the regulatory battles, the resulting citations, and in some cases, law suits the companies are embroiled in.
Heavy rain and winds are expected to blast Northern California on Thursday, prompting the closure of schools in San Francisco, Oakland and surrounding areas.
The district attorneys for San Francisco and Los Angeles counties allege the company misled consumers about the quality of background checks on its drivers. Lyft has settled for $500,000.
Syed Muzaffar was charged Monday with misdemeanor vehicular manslaughter for hitting and killing 6-year-old Sofia Liu on New Year’s Eve in San Francisco.
People took to the streets across the country Wednesday night after a grand jury decided not to indict a New York Police Department officer who killed Eric Garner after putting him in a chokehold.
As startups are moving in, longtime residents are being evicted at higher rates than ever before.
It’s not clear if the man was a construction worker or window washer.
A crowdfunding page has raised almost $20,000 to help with his medical bills.
Speculating on sports: equal parts fun and foolish.
In his first interview since being tapped as Gap Inc.’s new CEO, Art Peck tells BuzzFeed News the company is facing the biggest change in retail since the rush to the suburbs and rise of big-box stores in the 1950s and 60s.
Minimum wage hikes passed in a whole slew of California cities.
The American Beverage Association spent about $11 million against the proposed taxes in two Northern California cities. The measure passed in Berkeley.
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Updated: Police arrested forty people during the celebrations that followed the Giants’ World Series win in San Francisco. Two people were shot and two stabbed.
Uber drivers gathered outside Uber’s headquarters in San Francisco and LA to protest Wednesday, BuzzFeed News reports.
A BuzzFeed News investigation reveals the quiet spread of Gimbal Inc.’s phone-tracking technology in some of America’s largest cities.
Two DJs teamed up to keep the New Zealand singer’s hit song off the airwaves while the Giants battle the Kansas City Royals.
You want a couch in New York? Fuhgetaboutit!
The world we live in is changing!
California has mistaken October for July. In the Sahara.
Get in a United State of mind!
Family is family even when stretched across 3,000 miles and visas.
Patrick Hoffman, author of The White Van, on working in San Francisco’s roughest neighborhood while learning to write his first book.
Even deer like to get out of the city every once in a while.
I, a person from New York, went to the Bay Area in search of a bagel that didn’t suck. Here, my fearless, gluten-filled journey.
Katie Crouch, author of Abroad, on surviving the first tech boom in San Francisco and the importance of Sylvia Plath.
Did someone say handcuffs?
CEO Tim Cook tweeted the video with “Inclusion inspires innovation.”