The Millennium Tower has gained notoriety as "The Leaning Tower of San Francisco." Residents of the luxury condominium building and the city are suing the developer. Eric Risberg/AP hide caption

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San Francisco's 'Leaning Tower' Has Residents Fuming

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Outsourced: In A Twist, Some San Francisco IT Jobs Are Moving To India

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On Tuesday, an Uber driverless car waits in traffic during a test drive in San Francisco. The ride-hailing company is refusing to obey demands by the state's Department of Motor Vehicles that it stop picking up San Francisco passengers in specially equipped Volvo SUVs. Eric Risberg/AP hide caption

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Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel speaks with members of the media after meeting with President-elect Donald Trump at Trump Tower in New York on Wednesday. Andrew Harnik/AP hide caption

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From Immigration To Infrastructure, Big-City Mayors Draw Up Wish List For Trump

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On Saturday, firefighters investigate the scene of the overnight fire at the Ghost Ship warehouse in the Fruitvale neighborhood of Oakland. Elijah Nouvelage/Getty Images hide caption

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Deadly Fire In Oakland May Spur Crackdown On Off-The-Grid Artists' Spaces

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Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., won re-election as House minority leader on Wednesday with support from just over two-thirds of her caucus. Tom Williams/CQ-Roll Call,Inc. hide caption

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Former Wells Fargo Employees Describe Toxic Sales Culture, Even At HQ

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Customers use interactive kiosks to place orders at Eatsa, a fully automated fast food restaurant in San Francisco. Justin Sullivan/Getty Images hide caption

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As Our Jobs Are Automated, Some Say We'll Need A Guaranteed Basic Income

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San Francisco's Mission District will be one of four additional neighborhoods given preferential access to an affordable senior housing complex in an agreement between the city and the federal Department of Housing and Urban Development. Sean Gallup/Getty Images hide caption

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About 5,000 people have entered the lottery for the proposed Willie B. Kennedy development in San Francisco's Western Addition neighborhood. Courtesy of Tenderloin Neighborhood Development Corp. hide caption

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How 'Equal Access' Is Helping Drive Black Renters Out Of Their Neighborhood

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Uber, the San Francisco-based ride-hailing service has been dealt a legal setback in its effort to settle a multi-million dollar claim by drivers who say they should be reclassified as employees, not independent contractors. On Thursday, a federal judge rejected Uber's $100 million settlement offer. Eric Risberg/AP hide caption

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The Gold-Hungry Forty-Niners Also Plundered Something Else: Eggs

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Geology enthusiasts gather at a (formerly) noteworthy curb in Hayward, Calif., in May 2012. The curb was once straight; the shifting Hayward fault pulled it apart. Courtesy of Andrew Alden hide caption

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In California, Fixing A Curb Destroyed The 'Holy Grail Of Seismology'

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Larry Pascua hugs a friend Monday in San Francisco amid flowers and other items left as a memorial to those killed in the attack on a gay nightclub in Orlando, Fla. Andrew Burton/Getty Images hide caption

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Orlando Shootings Prompt Cities To Consider More Security For Pride Events

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Cities Consider Privatizing TSA To Speed Up Checkpoints, But Would It?

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San Francisco Police Chief Greg Suhr resigned on Thursday after losing the support of Mayor Ed Lee, who had backed him despite several racially-charged incidents in the department. Eric Risberg/AP hide caption

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Workers install solar panels on the roof of a home in Camarillo, Calif., in 2013. San Francisco has recently decided to start requiring rooftop solar systems — electrical or heating — on new construction up to 10 stories tall. Anne Cusack/LA Times via Getty Images hide caption

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Supporters watch as New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo speaks to promote his paid family leave initiative at a rally in Manhattan on March 10. Spencer Platt/Getty Images hide caption

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Paid Family Leave Advocates Celebrate A Big Week, But The Battle's Not Over

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Alphonzo Jackson holds his 6-month-old son, Isaiah, behind Kim Turner and her daughter Adelaide Turner Winn during a rally supporting paid family leave at City Hall in San Francisco on Tuesday. Jeff Chiu/AP hide caption

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Mercy, a San Francisco-­based nonprofit, provides subsidized affordable housing for low-income residents, including 25 apartments reserved for 18- to 24-­year-­olds. Shawn Wen/Youth Radio hide caption

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In San Francisco, An Affordable Housing Solution That Helps Millennials

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