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Does Race Impact IVF Success Rates?

Deborah Anderson Bialis | Posted 08.27.2015 | Healthy Living
Deborah Anderson Bialis

ltimately, we're left to wonder what might drive such uneven racial performance in a well-regarded clinic and whether such a disparity in outcomes is commonplace. Said differently, is this the only clinic experiencing a problem or is this the only clinic acknowledging its problem?

In Venice, Politics vs. Photos

J. Michael Welton | Posted 08.28.2015 | Arts
J. Michael Welton

Mystery and intrigue may be synonymous with the city of Venice, but the latest imbroglio between politicians and preservationists there seems a little more ham-handed.

How to Showcase the Value of the Humanities and Storytelling

Kimberly Connor | Posted 08.27.2015 | College
Kimberly Connor

While placing an emphasis on STEM education will help fill technology-related jobs, it has overshadowed the importance of degrees within the humanities. In a world where there is more emphasis placed on technology-related education, how do educators illustrate the value of the humanities?

Step Aside, San Francisco: "SF" Now Stands for Sioux Falls, South Dakota

Anneli Rufus | Posted 08.27.2015 | Travel
Anneli Rufus

All those things that everyone loves about the famous, jaded, sea-beaten SF (and more!) can also be found in a fresh, friendly, affordable Midwestern SF: Sioux Falls, South Dakota. One's hilly. One's flat. Both are beautiful. And you'll never believe how much they have in common.

Sadness: The Heroic Emotion (Inspired by the Movie 'Inside Out')

Jane Simon, M.D. | Posted 08.25.2015 | Healthy Living
Jane Simon, M.D.

Although often used interchangeably, an emotion differs from a feeling. The movie "Inside Out" inspired me to explore that distinction as well as t...

Eco Fibs and Fish Stories: Two Things You'll Never Hear From Two X Sea

Julie Ann Fineman | Posted 08.25.2015 | Green
Julie Ann Fineman

Two X Sea is the only fish operation that harvests ethically here. We point toward the many restaurants on the wharf and Bill adds, "Not one restaurant you're looking at now is a Two X Sea customer. They don't want to pay for sustainable fish."

Notes From a Dive Bar XXV

Alan Black | Posted 08.24.2015 | San Francisco
Alan Black

You know it's too late for civilization when tennis and pornography get mixed up in bar talk. Way too late. But it's not over yet.

This Road Trip is One For The Bucket List

Spot | Posted 08.24.2015 | Travel
Spot

North of San Francisco lies a stretch of California coastline that nobody ever tells you about. Locals play sly. And tourists? It rarely crosses their radar. But it's road-trip country at its best, checking all the right boxes from secret beaches to neck-craning views.

A Radical Movement in Corporate America: How Heart-Centered Meditation Can Change The Game

Tova Payne | Posted 08.20.2015 | Business
Tova Payne

Compassion-based meditation is healthy all around: within the workforce it facilitates more harmonious relationships and it supports inner calm from any life challenges that could hold you back from being fully present at work

America's Best New Restaurants

Bon Appetit | Posted 08.21.2015 | Taste
Bon Appetit

What if it was your job to dine at hundreds of restaurants, travel thousands of miles, and devour something like a million calories -- all in search of the country's best new places to eat? You'd find the breakout spots you should be planning your next trip around.

After 17 Years of Devotion, Ella Baff Exits Jacob's Pillow

Alexandra Villarreal | Posted 08.20.2015 | Arts
Alexandra Villarreal

But while Baff's physical imprint on the property has been huge, it's her realized vision of Jacob's Pillow as a breeding ground for art that has made the largest impact on dance.

Martin O'Malley Makes First Campaign Visit to San Francisco

Kyle McCarthy | Posted 08.18.2015 | San Francisco
Kyle McCarthy

This week, Democratic presidential candidate, Martin O'Malley will take a quick break from campaigning in Iowa to connect with San Francisco's civic-tech community. This will be O'Malley's first campaign stop in the San Francisco Bay Area.

Notes From a Dive Bar XXIV

Alan Black | Posted 08.17.2015 | San Francisco
Alan Black

The pizza joint next door does a good slice of violence. An argument mushrooms. The cops on speed dial and paramedics export an unsatisfied customer to the hospital. Something about pepperoni, some kind of insult, I hear a metal pipe over the skull settled it.

Watch: Bay Area Newsrooms Get An On-Air Jolt During 4.0 Earthquake

The Huffington Post | Judah Robinson | Posted 08.17.2015 | Media

San Franciscans watching the morning news got a startling wake-up when a 4.0 earthquake in Piedmont, California, sent a jolt through Bay Area new...

101 Best Food Trucks In America 2015

The Daily Meal | Posted 08.17.2015 | Taste
The Daily Meal

Food trucks are more than just kitchens on wheels. Even if the buzz around the food truck renaissance started off frenzied and then cooled a bit, the resilience of these mobile eateries is a testament to the fact that creative, quite literally chef-driven food need not be limited to wallet-busting restaurants.

The Day I Heard The Words 'You Have Cancer'

Katie Hayek | Posted 08.17.2015 | Fifty
Katie Hayek

No one ever thinks they will be the one to hear those words. I can assure you I did not.   And as with most cases where one's life is forever cha...

The San Francisco Giants Made Their Own 'Full House' Intro And It's Perfect

The Huffington Post | Lucy McCalmont | Posted 08.14.2015 | Sports

San Francisco and "Full House" go together like peanut butter and jelly. But while the Tanner family may have reigned supreme during the 1990s, the Gi...

8 Best Ice Cream Shops for Savory Scoops

Eat Drink Lucky | Posted 08.20.2015 | Taste
Eat Drink Lucky

Sweet or savory? Is that like sugar or spice? We'll take spice every time, though a little sugar can help sweeten the deal.

BalletX Boasts Power and Innovation in Matthew Neenan's 'Sunset, o639 Hours'

Alexandra Villarreal | Posted 08.13.2015 | Arts
Alexandra Villarreal

Tucked inside Sunset, o639 Hours are countless moments of intimacy and ingenuity. For example, when Andrea Yorita moves to "Letter from Francis Elizabeth in San Francisco to William in Auckland," she's discreet, with all the weight and earnestness of someone who longs for her lover, but is afraid to tell him.

Notes From a Dive Bar XXIII

Alan Black | Posted 08.12.2015 | San Francisco
Alan Black

The debate is on. The most boring man in the world walks in.

Donald Trump's Frantic Call...

Adrian Brooks | Posted 08.11.2015 | Comedy
Adrian Brooks

The phone rings. It's Donald. Again. He used to go to a stylist with the same name as me, and he gets confused when he's upset and calls my number, even though I've asked him not to.

Two Generations, One Music Festival: Outside Lands

Suzanne Stavert | Posted 08.11.2015 | San Francisco
Suzanne Stavert

Outside Lands reigns supreme in my new world of music festivals. A three day, thoroughly engaging, eclectic, excessively HUGE, outstanding music festival for all ages.

3 Days In San Francisco

Nastasia Yakoub | Posted 08.11.2015 | Travel
Nastasia Yakoub

San Francisco is truly an awe-inspiring city. From it's stunning landscapes to it's funky street art and coffee shops, San Francisco has so much to of...

The Best Moments Of Outside Lands 2015

The Huffington Post | Kelly Chen | Posted 08.13.2015 | Entertainment

The eighth annual Outside Lands Music and Arts Festival in San Francisco came to a close last weekend after three epic days under the windmill wi...

Juan Felipe Herrera 101: A look at the Poetry and Politics of the U.S. Poet Laureate

Poetry Foundation | Posted 08.10.2015 | Books
Poetry Foundation

For Juan Felipe Herrera, the first Chicano to be named U.S. poet laureate, migration is both his biography and a major component of his poetic style. The child of migrant farm workers, Herrera grew up following harvests from San Diego to San Francisco, and his writing has likewise displayed a remarkable range.