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A Measure of a Man's Success

Jennifer Musselman | Posted 01.07.2016 | Business
Jennifer Musselman

ManUPrising Series Presents: Santiago Arana ManUPrising is a multi-platform, social-emotional initiative featuring successful men sharing their st...

2015 Tech Conference Reviews

Oliver Leung | Posted 01.06.2016 | San Francisco
Oliver Leung

There is a tech event every week of the year in San Francisco. From the humble meetup groups at the local cafe to the annual circuses that invade the City, events bring people together to share ideas.

Travels with Journey: The Fairmont Hotel San Francisco Has A Sweet Spot The Spreckels Suite

LuxEco Living | Posted 03.29.2016 | Travel
LuxEco Living

By James and Nancy Chuda founders of LuxEcoLiving and Healthy Child Healthy World Journey left his heart in San Francisco and was thrilled to be in...

On Being Brown When Your Father Is White

Sarah Gladstone | Posted 01.04.2016 | Black Voices
Sarah Gladstone

I'm African American on my mother's side, and I'm a Russian, Polish Jew from my father. In a world where we're so often told black and white issues don't exist, I have been coerced into telling the world that's exactly what I am: A black and white issue.

Notes From a Dive Bar -- New Year's Eve

Alan Black | Posted 01.01.2016 | San Francisco
Alan Black

It's the most wonderful time of the year. No it isn't. Not for bartenders cleaning up the sprays of joviality.

Going Against the Flow: Mike Sharkey, CEO and Co-Founder of Autopilot

Charu Sharma | Posted 12.30.2015 | Technology
Charu Sharma

Mike Sharkey is the CEO and co-founder of Autopilot, the easy and visual software for automating customer journeys, where he leads a team driven to help marketers harness the power of automation and build better relationships.

The Uncivil War Over the California Water Fix

John Mirisch | Posted 12.28.2015 | Los Angeles
John Mirisch

What is being portrayed as an environmental battle is really something very different, indeed.

Nonprofits and Startups Aren't As Different As You'd Think

Sriram Krishnan | Posted 12.28.2015 | Technology
Sriram Krishnan

Nonprofits that want to raise funds as well as awareness have a lot to learn from the startup community, an industry often at the forefront of trends.

Looking Back: The Hottest Instagram-worthy Events of 2015

Jim Werner | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Jim Werner

With the New Year approaching and everyone getting ready for fanciful black-tie parties we looked back at the hottest, eye-popping, jaw-dropping most instagram-worthy parties and events in 2015 that did not require a tie.

Tips For Moving From San Francisco to New York City

Quora | Posted 12.23.2015 | Travel

Apartment hunting in New York is far more competitive, cut-throat, intense, faster paced and moving than in SF. What really sets it apart is the only in NYC concept of a "broker/broker fee." Which, to put it simply, is where many (although not all) apartments are only available through certain real estate brokers who charge you a fee for renting the apartments that they represent.

Around the World in 228 Pages: 'Air' by Vincent Laforet

Phil Simon | Posted 12.20.2015 | Books
Phil Simon

Those views typically don't last very long, but make no mistake: they are beautiful to experience. And, fortunately, they are now captured in an exciting new book. AIR by Vincent Laforet is a magnificent collection of stunning aerial photos from a panoply of cities: New York, London, Sydney, Miami, Chicago, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Las Vegas, Berlin and Barcelona.

Serving in the San Francisco Bay Area -- A Great Community!

Jeremy Affeldt | Posted 12.15.2015 | San Francisco
Jeremy Affeldt

Not only did I enjoy the fruits of my labor from three World Championships, I also got to enjoy the fruits of being an athlete serving in a great community. The Giants community relations people arranged a lot of opportunities for me to serve.

Do Lives Matter? Or just guns?

Fran Moreland Johns | Posted 12.15.2015 | Impact
Fran Moreland Johns

California Assembly member David Chiu, whose district includes The Bayview, speaks to Vigil participants Candles lit, holding signs that read SPR...

Notes From a Dive Bar: Ulysses Walks Into a Bar

Alan Black | Posted 12.14.2015 | San Francisco
Alan Black

Ulysses walks into a bar, sort of... Talk. Talk. Talk. Sticky mouths moving, shapes and shapeless lips, tongues tremble, then later some kissing and ...

Black Man Fatally Shot By Cops Never Raised Knife, Lawyer Says

The Huffington Post | Sebastian Murdock | Posted 12.12.2015 | Black Voices

A stabbing suspect in San Francisco who died in a police encounter never raised his knife at officers before being fatally shot 21 times, a lawyer for...

6 Things I've Learned From Living Abroad

Sophie Frodsham | Posted 12.11.2015 | Travel
Sophie Frodsham

I'm Australian and I've lived and worked overseas in the British Virgin Islands and now I'm living in San Francisco. Living away from home causes huge disruption in all aspects of your life. Here's what I've experienced living abroad:

The Periscope Community Summit: Redefining the Way the World Connects

John Cordray | Posted 12.09.2015 | Technology
John Cordray

Steve Jobs once said, "Everyone here has the sense that right now is one of those moments when we are influencing the future." That's the sense I hav...

The Gayborhood Isn't Dead: Where Gays and Lesbians Are Moving Next

Jack Hanson | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Jack Hanson

At the end of the day living in a gayborhood is just more fun, not to mention -- as a lot of gays and lesbians who bought in the Village, South Beach, the Castro and Chelsea decades ago can attest to -- a good real estate investment.

Notes From a Dive Bar L -- Anti-Social Media

Alan Black | Posted 12.07.2015 | San Francisco
Alan Black

'Do you think the Facebook guy will give me any money?' asks Cat, fishing for quarters in her bid to purchase a full share in a can of Tecate.

24 Artists Ask The Tough Question: Do We Really Want To Work?

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 01.19.2016 | Arts

"So I was sitting in my cubicle today, and I realized, ever since I started working, every single day of my life has been worse than the day before it...

In Her Latest Show, 'Hedwig' Star Just Wants To Live Her Truth

The Huffington Post | Curtis M. Wong | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

After her Tony-winning, gender-bending stint as Yitzhak in Broadway’s “Hedwig and the Angry Inch,” singer-actress Lena Hall just wants to be her...

Being the Teacher and the Student in Life's Classroom

Jennifer Taormina | Posted 12.01.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Jennifer Taormina

When you're in the classroom as the student, you must be your true authentic self. That means taking off your social mask and releasing your ego-based fears so the teacher can see you.

The First Co-Working Space for Architects Is Coming to San Francisco

Amanda Schneider | Posted 12.01.2015 | San Francisco
Amanda Schneider

The first coworking studio in the United States designed for architects, engineers, contractors and the design community is coming to the Central SoMa...

I'm a College Admissions Consultant, and I Tell My Students to Get Bs

Melissa Chen | Posted 12.09.2015 | College
Melissa Chen

As a college admissions counselor, I see parents and students all the time who stress out about every test taken and every hour of community service served. I try to remind them to remember the bigger picture -- that nothing is worth it if a student is miserable.

Graceland or Bust!

Jeffrey Braverman | Posted 11.30.2015 | Impact
Jeffrey Braverman

Growing up in the Bay Area, I've noticed fewer seniors in San Francisco. Not long ago, an older generation elegantly graced the shops and streets of t...