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People crowd the first floor of a Macy's before the store's midnight opening that kicks off the "Black Friday" shopping weekend. A social-media campaign to boycott Black Friday in protest of events in Ferguson, Missouri, has begun to take shape.

Making a statement by spending – or not

Nov 26, 2014
The numbers we're reading and watching for Wednesday.
Posted In: Ferguson, Black Friday, Uber, San Francisco, flu

San Francisco losing black residents, black businesses

Jun 18, 2014
A bookstore closes shop because so many African-Americans have left San Francisco.
Posted In: Youth Radio, San Francisco, African-Americans, gentrification, bookstore

Young Wall Street heads to Silicon Valley

Feb 28, 2014
Many would-be bankers are heading west.
Posted In: Wall Street, San Francisco, Silicon Valley, Bankers

Bridging a perception gap in, and about, Silicon Valley

Feb 13, 2014
A look at class divisions through public transportation and education.
Posted In: Silicon Valley, Google, code for america, technology, coding, San Francisco

Tech worker-SF resident class war comes to Google engineer's front doorstep

Jan 23, 2014
San Francisco protesters are targeting a Google engineer in the latest clash between city residents and tech workers.
Posted In: San Francisco, Google

Giving residents a crack at city budgets

Oct 7, 2013
San Francisco is experimenting with what's known as participatory budgeting to give more people a say in how their tax dollars are spent.
Posted In: San Francisco, budget

Facebook takes 'home office' to a new level

Oct 3, 2013
Living where you work, working where you live.
Posted In: Facebook, rent, housing market, San Francisco

A football fantasy: Ranking the NFL with economics

Sep 3, 2013
As the pro football season kicks off, the Marketplace Wealth & Poverty Desk is looking beyond passing yards and fumbles. Our W&P power rankings put the NFL team with the highest median income on top.
Posted In: NFL, football, median income, San Francisco, Detroit

90 seconds: The technology and investment behind plane evacuations

Jul 8, 2013
Over the years airlines and aircraft manufacturers have invested in technology to improve crash survivability.
Posted In: Airlines, airline safety, San Francisco

Deadline incentive speeds up Bay Bridge project

Jul 5, 2013
To speed things up, officials offered contractors a $20 million incentive if they finished on time.
Posted In: california, San Francisco, bridge, Oakland

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