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Friday, January 24, 2020
San Francisco Prohibits Sales Of E-Cigarettes

San Francisco Prohibits Sales Of E-Cigarettes

Mauro Grigollo/Cultura RF/Getty Images Updated at 6:15 p.m. ET San Francisco's Board of Supervisors voted unanimously Tuesday to ban the sale and distribution of e-cigarettes in the city. The city is the corporate home of Juul Labs, the biggest producer of e-cigarettes in the United States. City Attorney Dennis Herrera co-authored the ordinance, and celebrated…
Juul, the San Francisco e-cigarette start-up that city authorities wish to toss out, is shopping a 29- flooring workplace tower in the heart of the city

Juul, the San Francisco e-cigarette start-up that city authorities wish to...

Juul Labs, an e-cigarette startup that has raised more than $12 billion in funding, is reportedly nearing a deal to purchase a high-rise building in downtown San Francisco to house its rapidly growing staff. According to a report in the San Francisco Chronicle on Wednesday, Juul has its sights on 123 Mission Street, a 29-floor…
I simply attempted Google’s brand name brand-new enhanced truth Maps on a one mile walk through San Francisco, and I miss it currently (GOOG, GOOGL)

I simply attempted Google’s brand name brand-new enhanced truth Maps on...

After picking up a cappuccino, I turned in the Android demo phone, thanked the Google team, and headed back to the Business Insider office. Not knowing exactly where I was in San Francisco's Financial District, I felt myself longing for the AR maps feature. Seriously! Even though I knew I was generally heading in the…
Individuals are pooping more than ever on the streets of San Francisco

Individuals are pooping more than ever on the streets of San...

One of America's wealthiest cities has a huge problem with public poop. Between 2011 and 2018, San Francisco experienced a massive increase in reported incidents of human feces found on public streets. In 2011, just over 5,500 reports were logged by the San Francisco Department of Public Works; in 2018, the number increased to over…
San Francisco homeowners purchased stones to hinder homeless individuals on their block. The city states the rocks weren’t huge enough.

San Francisco homeowners purchased stones to hinder homeless individuals on their...

A two-block alley in San Francisco has become a microcosm of escalating tensions over the city's homelessness crisis.  About a month ago, residents of Clinton Park, an area close to the city's Mission District, raised money through a Facebook group to erect two dozen giant boulders along the sidewalk in order to bar homeless individuals…
San Francisco locals got death risks after establishing stones to obstruct homeless camping tents. Now the city is taking the rocks away.

San Francisco locals got death risks after establishing stones to obstruct...

A two-block alley in San Francisco has become a microcosm of escalating tensions over the city's homelessness crisis.  About a month ago, residents of Clinton Park, an area close to the city's Mission District, raised money through a Facebook group to erect two dozen giant boulders along the sidewalk. The rocks were placed there to…
At San Francisco Airport, Caution Around New Coronavirus Screenings

At San Francisco Airport, Caution Around New Coronavirus Screenings

This week, five U.S. airports will be screening passengers from flights originating in China for the new coronavirus. In San Francisco, people say they are cautious but not worried.

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