San Francisco could become the largest U.S. city to ban the sale of fur, a move that would hearten animal lovers but frustrate niche business owners who say they are fed up with city officials dictating what retailers can or can’t sell.
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By Janie Har The Associated Press
San Francisco nuns who serve the homeless are in danger of getting kicked out of their home after a rent hike of more than 50 per cent, another example of the struggle to balance soaring living costs in a booming economy.
SAN FRANCISCO In the San Francisco Bay Area, where high housing costs are notorious, residents looking to make a quick buck are offering to rent their homes at super-sized prices to the 1 million visitors expected for Super Bowl 50 festivities.