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That’s A Negative, Ghost Rider…

“The Treasury sold $10 billion of five-year Treasury Inflation Protected Securities at a negative yield for the first time at a U.S. debt auction as investors bet the Federal Reserve will be successful in sparking inflation.” ∙ Treasury Draws Negative Yield for First Time During TIPS Sale Read More »

Landlords, Don’t Let The Bed Bugs (Or Nuisance Legislation) Bite…

“The Public Health Department was successful Monday in advocating for legislation that would empower it to fine landlords $1,000 a day for nuisances — such as bed bugs, mold or garbage — not eradicated in a timely manner. The Board of Supervisors Public Safety Committee approved the legislation in... Read More »

Fresh & Easy San Francisco In The Outer Richmond By Early Next Year

Fresh & Easy San Francisco In The Outer Richmond By Early Next Year

“Fresh & Easy, an offshoot of the British supermarket chain Tesco PLC, is planning to open its first San Francisco site, in the Outer Richmond District , ‘early next year,’ said Brendan Wonnacott, a Fresh & Easy spokesman. That is in addition to its previously... Read More »

Will Wal-Mart Try To Follow Target’s Lead And Land In San Francisco?

“Despite tight confidentiality agreements Wal-Mart demands from anyone with whom it’s considering doing real estate business, said he has heard ‘whispers’ that the company is looking at approximately 10 locations in Alameda County, up to six in San Jose, a ‘handful’ in Contra Costa County,... Read More »

$2,000 In Tax Credits For 20 Percent In Energy Savings

“The City this week is launching a new tax credit for residents who are interested in retrofitting their homes to cutback on their energy use. Homeowners can get up to $2,000 in tax credits, depending on their income level, if they get an energy audit and go through with... Read More »

Expect The Unexepected

“Companies may be losing confidence in the recovery and are hesitant to hire, raising the risk of further erosion in consumer spending, the biggest part of the economy. Federal Reserve policy makers this week said growth “is likely to be more modest” than they previously projected, prompting central bankers... Read More »

Would Be Renters Remember This Name: Rachael Marie Smith

“A San Francisco woman has been arrested and charged with bilking would-be apartment renters of thousands of dollars apiece by accepting their deposits and then spinning a tale that they couldn’t move in for a while because her mother had cancer…Rachael Marie Smith, 29, recruited victims by... Read More »

Let It Snø! (Snøhetta Snags SFMOMA Expansion Project)

Let It Snø! (Snøhetta Snags SFMOMA Expansion Project)

“Snøhetta, the architecture firm designing the museum at the World Trade Center site , is the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art’s choice to design its new wing – a $250 million expansion likely to be the city’s largest private... Read More »

Unexpectedly Unusually Uncertain?

“U.S. stocks dropped and Treasuries rallied after Federal Reserve Chairman Ben S. Bernanke said the economic outlook remains “unusually uncertain” even as the central bank prepares to eventually raise interest rates.” ∙ U.S. Stocks Drop, Treasuries Gain on Bernanke’s Growth Outlook Read More »

San Francisco Housing Authority Presents Rent

“The San Francisco Housing Authority has failed to collect rent from more than a quarter of its households, in some cases for years, resulting in a $2.2 million deficit that the agency is now trying to reverse, Housing Authority documents show. Facing federal pressure to undo years of mismanagement,... Read More »