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California Woman Transforms 100-Year-Old Theater Into Community Arts Hub

Second Act | Posted 01.08.2012 | Fifty

On a sunny fall afternoon in the idyllic Marin County enclave of Mill Valley, Lucy Mercer pecks at her computer keyboard in a second-floor office abov...

The Fog: Friend or Foe?

Rosemary Reese | Posted 09.20.2011 | San Francisco
Rosemary Reese

Residents of the Bay Area have a love-hate relationship with the fog. On one hand we love to boast about the fog's beauty and its natural cooling effects, while on the other hand there is an insatiable craving for the typical summer experience.

Juvenile Court Axes Plan To Hold Suspects In Glass Cage

Aaron Sankin | Posted 09.18.2011 | San Francisco

Due to a combination of budget cuts and increasing security concerns, Marin County has decided to shut down its juvenile court in Lucas Valley. The co...

Aaron Sankin

Why Did Gavin Flee SF? | Aaron Sankin | Posted 09.11.2011 | San Francisco

It didn't take long after vacating City Hall for former mayor Gavin Newsom to hightail it out of San Francisco. Wife, daughter and newborn son in tow,...

Bibi, Thomas Friedman, and U.S. Jews Divesting from Israel

Bradley Burston | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Bradley Burston

American Jews are not showing significant numbers in the divestment movement against Israel. But they are divesting emotionally. They are quietly -- but in terms of impact, dramatically -- withdrawing altogether.

Paid Sick Leave: A Healthy Business Climate for NYC

John Petro | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
John Petro

Today, the New York City Council will introduce a bill that would guarantee every worker in the city the right to earn paid sick leave. They should act quickly to pass it.

The New Grassroots: Social Media and the Post-Post Modern Campaign

Cynthia Boaz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Cynthia Boaz

I'm currently consulting for a friend's political campaign, which is for a position (county supervisor) that while extremely important, is one about w...

The Richest Counties In America (PHOTOS)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

By now it's become obvious that the wealthy aren't immune to the recession. In October, The Wall Street Journal reported foreclosures were growing in...

Forget Ponzi Schemes: Try Venture Capital!

Stanley Bing | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Stanley Bing

I asked an investment banking friend of mine how many VC deals he knew of in the tech sector over the last ten years. A thousand, he said. And how many are still around? I inquired. Three.

WATCH: The Conservative Case For Medical Marijuana (Video)

Lee Stranahan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Lee Stranahan

Judge Jim Gray is a former prosecutor, member of the Navy JAG Corps and served as a judge for years in famously conservative Orange County. In this exclusive interview, he discusses medical marijuana.