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How It Was To Be: FDR and the UN's San Francisco Founding Conference, 70 Years On

William Bradley | Posted 04.25.2015 | Politics
William Bradley

As the dignitaries and delegates from 50 nations made their way the evening of April 25th, 1945 into the San Francisco Opera House for the opening of the founding conference of the United Nations, they encountered a stage redolent of an Enlightenment aesthetic. It contained four golden pillars.

Dana Liebelson

U.S. Cities Fight Back Against Washington's Secretive Trade Deal

HuffingtonPost.com | Dana Liebelson | Posted 04.23.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- As the trade debate heats up in Washington, city councils are fighting back against controversial legislation that would grant the presi...

Carl Dobsky: 'Ship of Fools' at John Pence Gallery

John Seed | Posted 04.21.2015 | Arts
John Seed

Carl Dobsky, a realist artist who is also the proprietor of San Francisco's Safehouse Atelier, is currently showing his recent six-by-nine-foot canvas Ship of Fools at John Pence Gallery. The painting takes up an entire wall in Pence's Gallery Three, and is accompanied by eight preparatory studies of the painting's characters.

Then and NOW! Celebrate Echoes of the Hippie Movement at the Upcoming "NOW!" Festival From April 19th to the 25th

Tanya Vlach | Posted 04.21.2015 | San Francisco
Tanya Vlach

I grew up hearing and overdosing from the mythical stories of the 60's. My parents met in '69. My Dad lived in the Lower Haight and was an activist attending SFSU; my Mom was at UCB and a Community Organizer in Visitacion Valley.

Can't Code? How to Get a Job at a Tech Start-Up with No Technical Skills

Michael Ruderman | Posted 04.23.2015 | Technology
Michael Ruderman

Tech is hot. Start-ups are cool. You need to look no further than the Sunday night line-up on HBO or the pages of the New York Times to know that Silicon Valley is the current "it" place for young talent.

The Ultimate San Francisco Checklist

College Tourist | Posted 04.21.2015 | Travel
College Tourist

With so much to do in San Francisco, a visit to this west coast culture hub can be overwhelming for even the most seasoned traveler. From its many neighborhoods, hilltop vistas, foodie spots and beyond, this glorious city is basically the poster child for the United States.

Around the World in 8 Stunning Sunsets

The Outbound Collective | Posted 04.17.2015 | Travel
The Outbound Collective

There are sunsets... and then there are sunsets. This collection of adventurous destinations is the latter. We hope that you get a chance to go out and experience views like these for yourself.

The Economics of In-House Charcuterie at Trou Normand

Open for Business | Posted 04.17.2015 | Taste
Open for Business

Is it really worth it to make in house what you can just as easily buy from a producer?

San Francisco Catholics Appeal To Pope To Replace Controversial Archbishop

The Huffington Post | Carol Kuruvilla & Antonia Blumberg | Posted 04.16.2015 | Religion

A group of Catholics in San Francisco is asking the pope to replace their archdiocese’s spiritual leader, Archbishop Salvatore Cordileone, with some...

Protesters Take Part In Nationwide Rally For $15 Minimum Wage

The Huffington Post | Jenny Che | Posted 04.15.2015 | Business

See photos from the demonstrations.

It's an Accessible Life: My 24-Hour Journey

Sally Swanson | Posted 04.15.2015 | Healthy Living
Sally Swanson

"I think we're not in Kansas..." leaps to mind during the descent into Adelaide, South Australia -- having left San Francisco more than 22 hours ago...

San Francisco Votes For Sweeping Circus Animal Ban

The Dodo | Posted 04.15.2015 | Green

Wild animals will no longer suffer in San Francisco circuses....

Dozens Arrested In Nationwide Protests Against Police Violence

Reuters | Sebastien Malo | Posted 04.14.2015 | Black Voices

NEW YORK, April 14 (Reuters) - Protesters in several U.S. cities blocked highways and swarmed police precincts, leading to at least two dozen arrests ...

San Francisco Playhouse Debuts Bay Area Premiere of 'Stupid F*cking Bird'

Jason Mannino | Posted 04.14.2015 | San Francisco
Jason Mannino

Stupid Fucking Bird, like The Seagull, is mostly about love, art, hope, and disappointment," said playwright Aaron Posner. "It pits passionate dreams of ideal love and artistic success against the simple hard realities of quotidian life."

Don't Let Mom Jeans Happen to You!

Mara Menachem | Posted 04.13.2015 | Style
Mara Menachem

It was only until I stood on the sidelines of a Massachusetts soccer game in a sea of parents styled in mom jeans, sneakers and college sweatshirts, when I began to realize maybe Miami was different from most American cities.

A Refreshing Twist on San Francisco "Mobile" Innovation

Tricia Compas-Markman | Posted 04.13.2015 | Impact
Tricia Compas-Markman

Lava Mae, Spanish for "wash me," is delivering dignity one shower at a time. The organization has repurposed San Francisco's old diesel buses, adapting them into showers and bathrooms for the city's homeless.

Police Hunt Robbery Suspects Who Fatally Struck Pedestrian During Chase

AP | Posted 04.11.2015 | Crime

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A pedestrian was killed and another injured when they were struck by a car fleeing police during a wild chase through San Franc...

San Francisco's Bicycle Day 2015 With Alex and Allyson Grey

Morena Duwe | Posted 04.09.2015 | Entertainment
Morena Duwe

These are the words of Swiss chemist Albert Hofmann after accidentally going on the world's first acid trip. In 1938, Hofmann began investigating the chemical and pharmacological properties of ergot, a rye fungus.

Crafting An Effective Pitch

Lauren Goldstein | Posted 04.09.2015 | Business
Lauren Goldstein

While working with my clients on how to craft effective, call-to-action pitches, the common theme that always rings true for great pitches is, clarity; Clarity of why, clarity of who, clarity of benefits. With clarity as a base, we can break down a pitch into an easy formula: W+TM+B = P

Out of Reach

Steven Rea | Posted 04.08.2015 | Arts
Steven Rea

Lately I feel like I've been doing a lot of chasing, it hasn't really gotten me anywhere either as of late. Besides this series of photos, seriously. ...

Mobile Solar-Powered Toilets Give Homeless People In San Francisco Dignity Every Person Deserves

AP | OLGA R. RODRIGUEZ | Posted 04.14.2015 | Impact

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Streets in San Francisco's Tenderloin neighborhood blocks away from fancy stores and long lines of tourists waiting for cable c...

3 Ways Branded Mobile Apps Help Cities

Lisa Abeyta | Posted 04.07.2015 | Impact
Lisa Abeyta

Not every open data feed that is released is useful as an app, but when cities deliver official mobile apps from those data feeds where it can provide better access to information by users of civic services, the results can be invaluable far beyond convenience.

San Francisco Gay Men's Chorus Ushers in the Spring With Passion

Jason Mannino | Posted 04.07.2015 | San Francisco
Jason Mannino

The show presented a selection of extraordinary new works, taking audiences on a voyage across three centuries, and sharing stories of passion as only music can express.

Ultimate Summer Road Trip: San Francisco to Los Angeles

Viator | Posted 04.07.2015 | Travel
Viator

The 450-mile stretch of Pacific Coast Highway between San Francisco and Los Angeles is one of America's most iconic road trips. And for good reasons: vast beaches, towering mountains and uninterrupted views of the Pacific guide you down the California coast.

Harvey Milk Told This Man One Thing That Changed His Entire Life (VIDEO)

Nathan Manske | Posted 04.03.2015 | Gay Voices
Nathan Manske

2015-04-04-1428117723-2826420-2015040314280836661352689RonHuberman.jpgOne person really can make a difference. For Ron Huberman, all it took to find himself on the path toward an accomplished life was meeting Harvey Milk. The fateful day came after a cross-country road trip from New York to San Francisco.