Despite gridlocked freeways, longer commute times, greater air pollution, loss of open space, and, of course, urban sprawling and overcrowding, the young and hopeful continue to flock here. But is it worth it?
During my relatively short time in San Francisco, the town has changed greatly, and not all of it for the better. I'm not inherently anti-gentrification, yet the wealth disparity is enormous -- and it's being felt.
We need a new level of philanthropic and civic engagement which could be led by great minds of Silicon Valley -- a movement that leads to stronger, more innovative and strategic solutions to the social challenges we face.
San Francisco's skyline sparkles on a clear day and it's just as magical encircled in tendrils of fog. But beyond the city, a veritable treasure trove of visual delights await, from rolling vineyards to hilltop vistas to the rugged California beaches.
Bay area artist Glasser put on a visually stimulating performance at The Chapel in San Francisco Monday night. Dressed in classic '50s style, she bounced around on stage for a quick 60-minute performance.
Saturday of Treasure Island Music Festival had a great balance of electronic, indie rock, and hip hop to cater to anyone's music needs. Atoms for Peace closed out the night with a mesmerizing set while the band and crowd almost froze to death.
I just moved to the West coast a few weeks ago, and before I finish drinking the full pitcher of "California Kool-Aid" (don't worry it's organic and made with agave syrup), I have to write from the perspective of my East Coast self.
New technologies offer unprecedented opportunities to redefine our role in addressing the range of challenges that we as human beings face. It is our obligation to take up this call for the benefit of our students and our world.
Maybe you are a physician who has read the alarming studies on dehydration, sugary beverages, and children's health, or a concerned resident reading here for the first time that our kids are not getting the water they need to reach their full potential.
Historically in the United States, immigrant communities have found success by joining together and building up collectively. Scammers in these cases use that to their advantage, by starting conversations in Cantonese.
Oakland born writer/director Ryan Coogler takes a big step into the feature film world with this ambitious, well-realized urban drama. His script lays the blueprint. It's perfectly detailed. With deftness he sets Oscar's persona in cement.
Taking a trip to San Francisco? While the Bay Area has no shortage of beaches, not all beaches are created equal. For that reason, we've scoped out six sandy spots located just two hours from the city. Even locals couldn't have put together this list.