It’s 7:00 a.m, 57° and partly cloudy. Like yesterday, the sun will be warming things up later today. More details here.
Today is the first day of school for San Francisco kids. If you’re a parent, are your young ones excited to go back?
Throughout the summer-long contract negotiations, BART managers have been contending that they are nowhere near overpaid, and that they need to keep employee costs low so they can pay for improvements to the system. The Chronicle presents a chart that reveals the annual salaries of transit managers in cities across the country. As you’ll see, BART managers are not far from the highest paid.
Jobs in Silicon Valley and San Francisco’s tech hub are on the rise, yet many qualified IT professionals in the Bay Area are out of work. Some say it’s because companies are looking for “younger and cheaper” workers. Read more here.
As part of their Facing Change package, the Bold Italic invited Adobe Books Owner Andrew McKinley to write a piece about having to move his shop after being forced out of 16th Street by a high rent increase. Here is McKinley’s lovely piece, which you can read in his own writing. “One thing is for sure,” he writes. “The old bookstore is over, kaput, gone with the wind.”