Airbnb guests let clogged toilet run 15 hours, then leave pregnant owner on the hook

Gump’s San Francisco store owner John Chachas discusses his open letter to state officials about the downtown crime crisis on ‘Cavuto: Coast to Coast.’ A pregnant California woman said she and her husband were thrown into a rental property nightmare when Airbnb guests reportedly flooded their home, leaving them homeless and thousands of dollars in […]

How Much To Install a Toilet?

Anyone involved with remodeling and home maintenance will have to install or replace a toilet at some point. I’ve had that opportunity many times. Most recently, I replaced an inefficient 1950s-era Kohler toilet with a contemporary American Standard dual-flush, low-flow model. I did the job for a friend so I charged only the cost of […]

$1.7M public toilet project finally installed in Noe Valley

Loading Video… This browser does not support the Video element. Expensive public toilet installed in Noe Valley A $1.7 million public toilet was installed in Noe Valley. SAN FRANCISCO – The long-contested and debated public toilet in San Francisco’s Noe Valley neighborhood has now been installed. As of Thursday, the pre-fabricated and colorful toilet was […]

12 people compete for each unit, study says

The 387-unit Lex apartment complex at 5560 Lexington Ave. in San Jose. The real estate company headed by famed property mogul Sam Zell has bought a big apartment complex in south San Jose in a deal that points to ongoing strength in the Silicon Valley job market and demand for housing in the area. George […]

A public toilet in SF once projected to cost $1.7M

SAN FRANCISCO (KRON) – A controversial public restroom installed last month in San Francisco’s Noe Valley neighborhood is finally ready for the public to use. Plans for the restroom first gained national attention in 2022, after the San Francisco Chronicle reported on the projected price tag of $1.7 million. The cost prompted conversations about wasteful […]

United flight to SFO diverted after toilet reportedly overflows into cabin

SAN FRANCISCO (KRON) — A United Airlines flight that left Frankfurt, Germany bound for San Francisco returned to the airport Friday after a toilet reportedly overflowed into the cabin. The flight, UAL59, took off from Frankfurt Airport at 12:25 p.m. local time, according to flight tracking website, Flightradar24. Where people in California are moving to […]

Photos in first look inside controversial public restroom

SAN FRANCISCO (KRON) — It’s finally here. The controversial public restroom installed last month in San Francisco’s Noe Valley neighborhood is ready for the public to use. KRON4 visited the toilet and got a closer look at the project that cost San Francisco roughly $300,000. Watch the video in the media player above. No, the […]

Celebration to be held for opening of Noe Valley public restroom

SAN FRANCISCO (KRON) — The controversial public restroom installed last month in San Francisco’s Noe Valley neighborhood is getting “a blowout celebration of the opening of our world-renowned toilet.” Dubbed “The Toilet Bowl,” the ceremony is scheduled for Sunday, April 21 from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. at 3861 24th St. “It’s taken a lot […]