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Cash Out or Stay Put

Geri Spieler | Posted 12.15.2014 | San Francisco
Geri Spieler

With real estate prices skyrocketing in Silicon Valley, some of my friends are deciding to cash in on their homes, grab the extra bucks and take a hike out of town or out of state and live the good life somewhere else with lots of money to spare.

What Is It Like to Grow Up in the Silicon Valley Right Now?

Quora | Posted 12.08.2014 | Education
Quora

I'm going to come at this from the perspective of a teenager that's currently growing up in Palo Alto. I attend Palo Alto High School. There are many Pros and many Cons.

Writer Gets Readers to Pay Him to Edit his Manuscript

Keith Thomson | Posted 11.19.2014 | Books
Keith Thomson

One of the hardest parts of the writing process is getting honest feedback. Close friends and family think nothing of lying in order to spare your feelings about as little as a poem. So they'll sooner tell you that your baby is ugly than that they didn't like the manuscript you've agonized over for two years.

10 Most Expensive Cities in the U.S. to Rent

Elizabeth Ann Thompson | Posted 10.24.2014 | San Francisco
Elizabeth Ann Thompson

A rental market report was released for the third quarter of 2014. San Francisco has the second highest median rent in the country but Palo Alto, the heart of Silicon Valley ranks as number one. The San Francisco Bay Area has seven of the top 10 highest rents in the nation.

10 Things I Learned From Visiting the Facebook Campus

Elizabeth Ann Thompson | Posted 11.30.2014 | Technology
Elizabeth Ann Thompson

I visited the Facebook campus, 1 Hacker Way, Menlo Park, California. and here are 10 things I learned: 1. There is such a thing as a free lunch (bre...

Marketing Personalized Mobile Radio News Within the Social Web

Jeremy Harris Lipschultz | Posted 10.26.2014 | Media
Jeremy Harris Lipschultz

The Associated Press (AP) and A.H. Belo Management Services are among investors backing HearHere Radio to the tune of $1.7 million, the company behind Rivet News Radio has announced.

A Visual Tour of Silicon Valley

Courtney Price | Posted 10.05.2014 | Travel
Courtney Price

If you are ever visiting San Francisco and have an extra day for adventure, I highly recommend jumping into the car and heading to Silicon Valley. The drive is beautiful and it is a worthwhile experience to see some of the big businesses and small treasures of the tech world.

10 Things You Need to Know About the SF Bay Area Bike Share Program

Elizabeth Ann Thompson | Posted 09.23.2014 | San Francisco
Elizabeth Ann Thompson

After seeing the kiosks for the Bay Area Bike Share program, I was intrigued enough to get an annual membership without ever having used the service. Here are 10 things you need to know about it.

Leigh Blickley

Here's The Guy Everyone Should Look Out For

HuffingtonPost.com | Leigh Blickley | Posted 06.23.2014 | Entertainment

Nat Wolff is about to become the breakout star of the summer. The 19-year-old actor not only stars in the film adaptation of John Green's best-selling...

Emma Roberts Dismisses James Franco's Controversial Instagram Conversation

HuffPost Live | Posted 04.28.2014 | Celebrity

After James Franco's Instagram conversation with a 17-year-old went viral, rumors swirled that the whole thing was a publicity stunt to promote Franco...

Leigh Blickley

Val Kilmer's Son Might Just Be The Next 'It' Boy

HuffingtonPost.com | Leigh Blickley | Posted 04.24.2014 | Entertainment

There's new celebrity spawn breaking into Hollywood. Jack Kilmer, Val Kilmer's son with ex-wife and "Willow" co-star Joanne Whalley, makes his fil...

James Franco's Newest Film Has Some Odd Timing

Posted 04.14.2014 | Entertainment

When James Franco's questionable Instagram texts with a 17-year-old girl leaked online last week, many thought it was part of a viral marketing stunt ...

Making Sense of All That Data

Esther Wojcicki | Posted 05.02.2014 | Technology
Esther Wojcicki

The course is self-paced which means you can log on anytime day or night. You will be learning the basics of data organization, the steps of the data process, how to create and use Google Fusion Tables, how to organize and create charts.

The Defenders Lodge

Gloria Duffy | Posted 02.04.2014 | Impact
Gloria Duffy

We must look to these kinds of initiatives to solve our problems. While Washington battles sway one way or another and some things do get done, the pitched fighting and gridlock in Congress simply do not measure up to meeting the practical challenges before us.

TRICK in Education = Trust, Respect, Independence, Collaboration, and Kindness

Esther Wojcicki | Posted 01.23.2014 | Books
Esther Wojcicki

In my thirty years as a teacher, one thing I learned is that everyone -- policymakers, administrators, parents, philanthropists -- are looking for the magic key to improving education.

Fire Department Issues iPhone Emergency Alert Over Terribly Important Pancake Breakfast

The Huffington Post | Lydia O'Connor | Posted 10.17.2013 | Technology

A citywide emergency text alert in Palo Alto surely left residents either frustrated with the fire department or hungry for what were hopefully some r...

Movie Review: Linsanity

Marshall Fine | Posted 12.07.2013 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

When it happened in the spring of 2012, the Jeremy Lin phenomenon -- commonly referred to as Linsanity, from which the new documentary takes its name -- was startling for its prevalence.

Conservative Group Lists The Fall's 'Porniest' Movies

Posted 10.02.2013 | Entertainment

Hollywood is getting "porny" this fall, according to one conservative watchdog group cautioning moviegoers against all that lewdness populating theate...

'James Franco Egged My House'

The Huffington Post | Lydia O'Connor | Posted 09.09.2013 | Celebrity

Sorry, James Franco: Your days as a 14-year-old Palo Alto miscreant are coming back to haunt you. But at least we know you were sorry about it. Mic...

Coppola Granddaughter A Director Too

AP | PATRICIA THOMAS | Posted 11.02.2013 | Entertainment

VENICE, Italy — First-time director Gia Coppola says she is trying to find her own voice as a filmmaker, so she didn't seek much help from eithe...

People Living in Vehicles Need a Safe Place to Park, Not Fines or Jail

Mark Horvath | Posted 10.08.2013 | Impact
Mark Horvath

This week, Palo Alto, California passed a vehicle dwelling ban. People found living in their vehicles will be charged with a misdemeanor and face a ma...

And The Richest City In America Is...

Aaron Sankin | Posted 04.30.2013 | San Francisco

There are lots of ways to measure the wealthiest city in America. You can look at median household income or the percentage of people who rake in u...

Comedian TJ Miller on Changing His Appearance for Mike Judge's Silicon Valley HBO Pilot

Shira Lazar | Posted 05.19.2013 | TV
Shira Lazar

Comedian TJ Miller stops by the What's Trending studio to talk about HBO's Silicon Valley, The Warner Sound's "Gorburger" show and react to some of pop culture's finest actors turned singers.

Leigh Blickley

Emma Roberts Talks Jennifer Aniston, James Franco And Liam Hemsworth

HuffingtonPost.com | Leigh Blickley | Posted 12.23.2012 | Celebrity

Emma Roberts has had the chance to work with some A-list actors and actresses, but no one could top Jennifer Aniston -- at least in her mind. Rober...

Man Accused Of Burglarizing Steve Jobs' Home Accepts Plea Deal

AP | Posted 11.22.2012 | San Francisco

PALO ALTO, Calif. -- A California man accused of breaking into Steve Jobs' house and stealing computers and the Apple Inc. co-founder's wallet has ple...