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Why Cynthia Spence Believes It's Good Business To Invest In An Interior Designer

Morena Duwe | Posted 10.18.2016 | Business
Morena Duwe

As the tech world continues to expand beyond the Silicon Valley, creative minds such as Cynthia Spence have found a place within this vast market.

Zion I Gets Personal On His New Record 'The Labyrinth' Out 10/21

Morena Duwe | Posted 10.14.2016 | Entertainment
Morena Duwe

Oakland-based hip hop artist Zion I, also known as Baba Zumbi, has finally emerged from the studio ready to release his new solo album, The Labyrinth,...

Thriftworks Animorphs From Pterodactyl to 'Red Leopard' With His Latest Album

Morena Duwe | Posted 10.06.2016 | Entertainment
Morena Duwe

Jake Atlas, better known as Thriftworks, is back at it again with his second full album release of 2016, Red Leopard. The enigmatic producer and molde...

Accessing My Feelings On Abortion: NAPAWF And All Access 2016

Ben de Guzman | Posted 09.26.2016 | Queer Voices
Ben de Guzman

I've found common cause with my NAPAWF sisters and siblings fighting intersecting forms of oppression such as racism, homophobia, misogyny, transphobia, and xenophobia.

How Kendall Wilkinson Merges Music And Art With Interior Design

Morena Duwe | Posted 08.26.2016 | Arts
Morena Duwe

Divine designer and textile enthusiast, Kendall Wilkinson, has spent the last 25 years of her life dedicating herself to interior design. Her business...

This Woman Lived In A Tent And Car To Avoid San Francisco Rents

The Huffington Post | Kate Abbey-Lambertz | Posted 08.24.2016 | Business

Here’s one way to deal with the insane housing costs in California’s Bay Area: ditch your home altogether. That’s exactly what Kristin Hanes did...

Ann Lowengart: Interior Designer, Business-woman, and Entrepreneur

Morena Duwe | Posted 07.25.2016 | Business
Morena Duwe

Business for the creative minded can often be a challenge, but for Annie Lowengart of Ann Lowengart Interiors, creativity and business are one in the ...

My Real Education at Cal

Andrew Lam | Posted 06.12.2016 | College
Andrew Lam

Despite the odds, despite not having a perfect GPA, and the discouragement from a certain teacher - "Your English is not good enough. You're much better off at City College!" - I somehow managed to get accepted to Cal, and afterward, I was never the same.

The Benefits of Feeling Awe

Greater Good Science Center | Posted 06.01.2016 | Healthy Living
Greater Good Science Center

Jeremy Adam Smith Camping in New Mexico, far from cities and their light pollution, Craig Anderson would look up and feel small under the countless c...

Entrepreneur, Krista Coupar And Her Unique Design Firm

Morena Duwe | Posted 06.15.2016 | Women
Morena Duwe

Photo by Michelle Drewes While there are several women entrepreneurs in the work force, many of their stories remain unheard. It is important to shar...

Million-Dollar Homes Are Taking Over These Cities At An Alarming Pace

The Huffington Post | Kate Abbey-Lambertz | Posted 05.19.2016 | Business

The phrase "Million Dollar Listing" evokes ultra-wealthy house hunters, searching for lavish mansions that are out of reach for the reality show’s t...

Nicole Balin: Journalist Turned Publicist, Author And Interior Designer

Morena Duwe | Posted 04.18.2016 | Entertainment
Morena Duwe

Accomplishing one goal is a feat but accomplishing three is legendary. Based out of Marin County, California is Nicole Balin, music journalist, interi...

Record Store Day 2016: Local Deals and Events in Los Angeles, New York and More

GOBankingRates | Posted 04.15.2016 | Business

By Michael Galvis, Editor Record Store Day 2016 is April 16 and music hobbyists across the globe will be flocking to independent music stores to get...

Agent Of Change: Cathy MacNaughton On AIDS Assistance Program And The Importance Of Giving Back

Greg Archer | Posted 04.15.2016 | Women
Greg Archer

Agents of Change walk among us all the time. Look around: There's probably one of them in the same room with you right now. The neighbor who never tol...

The Cities Where A Six-Figure Income Is Barely Enough To Get By

The Huffington Post | Kate Abbey-Lambertz | Posted 04.01.2016 | Business

The Bay Area housing crisis is so severe that a six-figure income might not be enough to find a place you can afford to live. The tech boom has broug...

San Francisco Newcomer Pays $400 Rent To Live In A Box In Friend’s Apartment

CBS SF Bay Area | Annum Masroor | Posted 03.29.2016 | HuffPost Home

SAN FRANCISCO (CBS SF) – Amid the Bay Area’s red-hot real estate market, a newcomer to the San Francisco is living in a small wooden box at his fr...

Quid CEO Neville Crawley, An Artist Turned Entrepreneur

Sriram Krishnan | Posted 03.15.2016 | Technology
Sriram Krishnan

Neville Crawley is the CEO of Quid, a platform that searches, analyzes and visualizes the world's collective intelligence to help answer strategic que...

Sign Of Respect: New Tunnel Name Honors Robin Williams

The Huffington Post | Dominique Mosbergen | Posted 03.02.2016 | Entertainment

Signs emblazoned with the new name of the rainbow-arched tunnel connecting the Golden Gate Bridge to Marin County in California have finally been erec...

Fraiche Founder Almost Went Into Medical Tourism

Quora | Posted 03.01.2016 | San Francisco

These questions originally appeared on Quora - the knowledge sharing network where compelling questions are answered by people with unique insights. ...

The 5 Best Day Trips From San Francisco | Posted 02.24.2016 | Travel

By Jason Heidemann for the Orbitz Travel Blog It's easy to be captivated by the the City by the Bay with its iconic hills, Victorian architecture...

On Being Brown When Your Father Is White

Sarah Gladstone | Posted 01.04.2016 | Black Voices
Sarah Gladstone

I'm African American on my mother's side, and I'm a Russian, Polish Jew from my father. In a world where we're so often told black and white issues don't exist, I have been coerced into telling the world that's exactly what I am: A black and white issue.

I'm With Stupid: The Pleasures and Peccadilloes of Traveling by Train

Todd Hartley | Posted 11.30.2015 | Travel
Todd Hartley

The unenviable Catch-22 that American rail travel faces: If the trains were nicer and faster, they'd probably be more popular, but unless they get more popular, they'll probably never get nicer and faster.

From Hardcore to Hip Hop: Nick Noro Releases Newest Album, Cut

Morena Duwe | Posted 11.16.2015 | Entertainment
Morena Duwe

Not taking himself, his music, or life too seriously, Nick Noro went from the adrenaline-fueled, aggressive and pulse-raising world of hardcore metal to the head-bobbing beats and flows of hip hop.

I Didn't Always Know I Was Allowed to Be Queer

Sarah Gladstone | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Sarah Gladstone

Attraction doesn't care about making things simple, easy, or clear-cut. But I didn't know that. So in response to my pondering I told myself, You like boys, and that's a fact. You can't be gay, so you must be straight.

A Fork Worth Taking

Randy Howder | Posted 10.12.2016 | San Francisco
Randy Howder

"If you hit a fork in the road, take it" is one of the late Yogi Berra's greatest lines, and, for me, it really captures the dilemma -- and the opportunity -- facing the Bay Area as we move deeper into the 21st Century.