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A Streetcar Named Santa Monica

Joel Epstein | Posted 05.11.2016 | Los Angeles
Joel Epstein

A Streetcar Named Santa Monica? OK, not exactly. It's actually something better. A light rail line from downtown Los Angeles to within blocks of the...

Hacking SF: How to (Legally) Build a Fire

San Francisco magazine | Posted 08.17.2013 | San Francisco
San Francisco magazine

In summer months, you may have wondered if a backyard fire pit is legal, or if you can really build a bonfire on Ocean Beach. How about fireworks? In SF, getting the fire going is the easy part, but neighbors and fire regulations can be strict. So how exactly can you get away with burning stuff?

San Francisco, a Local's Perspective

Global Yodel | Posted 06.01.2013 | Travel
Global Yodel

Forget the Fisherman's Wharf, Alcatraz and Ghirardelli Square. We're taking you on a local's tour of San Francisco.

World Champion Surfer Joel Parkinson Discusses Surfing in San Francisco

Cyrus Saatsaz | Posted 02.19.2013 | San Francisco
Cyrus Saatsaz

During the 2011 Rip Curl Pro Search San Francisco, I was able to catch up with Australian professional surfer Joel Parkinson, who recently won his first ASP World Title and just moments later won the Billabong Pipe Masters.

WATCH: Tribute Concert Planned For Late Hardly Strictly Bluegrass Founder

Aaron Sankin | Posted 02.16.2012 | San Francisco

Warren Hellman devoted the first half of his life to finance--becoming the youngest partner ever at Lehman Brothers before staking off on his own at t...

BURN BABY BURN: Hundreds Join Giant Christmas Tree Fire On Ocean Beach

Aaron Sankin | Posted 08.07.2012 | San Francisco

When it comes to Christmas trees and fire, timing is everything. For 99 percent of a Christmas tree's life, fire is a tragedy most likely resulting...

Too Many Puppies? SF Cracks Down On Dog Walkers

Aaron Sankin | Posted 12.13.2011 | San Francisco

For professional dog walkers in San Francisco, eight may have to be enough. A measure before the Board of Supervisors regulating dog walkers would ...

Kelly Slater Wins 11th ASP World Title in San Francisco

Cyrus Saatsaz | Posted 01.04.2012 | San Francisco
Cyrus Saatsaz

Kelly Slater further cemented his status as the greatest surfer ever by winning his unprecedented 11th ASP World Title in San Francisco, defeating Australian Dan Ross in a thrilling round three heat of the Rip Curl Pro Search San Francisco.

Rip Curl Pro Search San Francisco Preview

Cyrus Saatsaz | Posted 01.01.2012 | San Francisco
Cyrus Saatsaz

There is a saying within the surfing community, "If you can surf Ocean Beach, you can surf anywhere." Rare is a mantra more accurate in surfing. And thus sets the stage for the 2011 Rip Curl Pro Search San Francisco.

Best US City Beaches (PHOTOS)

Huffington Post | Barbara Fenig | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

While sand and the city might not seem like the best match for a day at the beach, the United States' shorelines offer incredible beaches nestled with...