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Art Versus Tech in San Francisco

Stephen Tanenbaum | Posted 09.17.2014 | San Francisco
Stephen Tanenbaum

Art and tech are not in competition with each other. The art market stands at a momentous turning point. Thanks to e-commerce and social media, the old isolated gallery world no longer dictates an artist's success.

10 Important Questions to Ask When Choosing a High School in San Francisco

Bruce Reyes-Chow | Posted 09.16.2014 | San Francisco
Bruce Reyes-Chow

Each school has its own admissions process: most publics and charters are lottery-based, others are application-based and others may use academic performance or auditions as criteria.

San Francisco Silent Film Festival Debut's Silent Autumn

Thomas Gladysz | Posted 09.15.2014 | San Francisco
Thomas Gladysz

This Saturday's San Francisco Silent Film Festival is a mixed bag. And that's perfectly okay, because the event's eclectic programming makes for a good point.

How's Your Grammarly? Mine's Great!

Bill_Robinson | Posted 09.11.2014 | Technology
Bill_Robinson

Grammarly does everything I used to need to bug my editor/friends to do. It checks over 250 intricacies of grammar such as subject-verb agreement; article use; and modifier use, all the really gnarly details and sometimes arcane small-stuff of the written word.

A Zero Emissions Manifesto for the Climate Justice Movement

Tom Weis | Posted 09.11.2014 | Green
Read More: Google, Congress, Ipcc Report, Department of Defense, Peru, Fracking, Austin, E.O. Wilson, Greenpeace, Fossil Fuel Divestment, Christiana Figueres, Ban Ki-Moon, Friends of the Earth, Scotland, Discrimination, National Renewable Energy Lab, Al Gore, Lester Brown, Bill Mckibben, San Francisco, Pentagon, Jeffrey Sachs, Copenhagen 2009, Microsoft, Russian Roulette, Nsa Spying, Schleswig-Holstein, Zero Waste, Carbon Neutral, Prince Charles, Jimmy Carter, National Security Agency, Greenhouse Gas Emissions, World War II, Co2 Emissions, Seismic Testing, Costa Rica, President Obama, Tokelau, Penn State University, South Dakota, Iceland, Solar Energy, Communities of Color, Fossil Fuels, Poland, Slavery, Munich, Wave Power, Justice, Sweden, Nsa, Civil War, Ipcc, Plan B, Denmark, New York City, Energy Efficiency, Segregation, Keystone XL Pipeline, Jfk, Mass Extinction, Iowa, Coal Plants, Co2, White House, Children, Epa, Michael Mann, Conservation, House Republicans, Civil Rights, Mountaintop Removal, Germany, National Security, Asthma, Generation Change, Forests, Copenhagen, People's Climate March, Moon Landing, Climate, Electric Vehicles, Keystone Pipeline, Industrial Hemp, Barack Obama, Deutsche Bank, Cia, Climate Justice, Deepwater Drilling, Green Industrial Revolution, James Hansen, China, Organic Farming, Mass Transit, Un Climate Summit, United Nations, Renewable Energy, Phillipines, US Energy, Desmond Tutu, Paris, Tar Sands, House Democrats, Kyoto Protocol, China Greenhouse Gases, Stanford University, Boulder Colorado, Zero Emissions, Arctic Drilling, Civil Rights Movement, Carbon Dioxide, Maldives, Wind Energy, Climate Chaos, Bill Gates, Kofi Annan, Keystone XL, British Labour Party, Jim Crow, Wall Street, Angel Gurria, Bicycles, Tidal Power, Geothermal Energy, American Wind Energy Association, Green News
Tom Weis

Top military experts and government institutions like the U.S. Department of Defense and National Intelligence Council warn that climate destabilization threatens our national security, yet global emissions just keep going up.

One Hour on the Sidewalk

Abby Klinkenberg | Posted 09.11.2014 | Women
Abby Klinkenberg

As a woman, I exist solely to be commented upon -- unsolicited opinions, either positive or negative (their stupidly contrasting judgments only further show the caprice of the male gaze), are mandatory conditions to which I tacitly agree upon entering the public sphere.

Big Soda's Open Letter to San Francisco on the Soda Tax

Nancy Huehnergarth | Posted 09.09.2014 | Healthy Living
Nancy Huehnergarth

Hello San Franciscans, We surely speak for everyone when we say that taxing sugary drinks is a horrible idea -- especially for those of us in the sod...

This 15-Year-Old Is Changing Lives With 'Lost and Founds'

Rich Polt | Posted 09.08.2014 | Impact
Rich Polt

Just three years in, Warm Winters has donated more than 5,000 items of warm clothing to 2,500 homeless people. The organization works with six ski resorts in California and Nevada, and they have engaged a volunteer base of 50+ youth

No Big Deal, Just Two Deer Walking On The Golden Gate Bridge

The Huffington Post | Dominique Mosbergen | Posted 09.06.2014 | Green

It was rush hour on Friday in San Francisco, and traffic on the Golden Gate Bridge came to a grinding halt -- all thanks to two rather unexpected gues...

10 Things I Learned about 'The Talk' Co-Host Aisha Tyler

Elizabeth Ann Thompson | Posted 09.04.2014 | Entertainment
Elizabeth Ann Thompson

Monday, September 8 marks the 5th Season launch of The Talk on CBS and I participated in a media day for one of the co-hosts, Aisha Tyler. Here are 10 things I learned.

Make the Most of Your Fall Vacation

U.S. News Travel | Posted 09.04.2014 | Travel
U.S. News Travel

Whether you're interested in city adventures, vineyard-hopping, a hiking vacation (or something else entirely), here's how to make the most of your time spent in these prime fall locales.

(VIDEO) LiveRail's Mark Trefgarne on RTB vs. Programmatic Guarantees

Andy Plesser | Posted 09.03.2014 | Technology
Andy Plesser

SAN FRANCISCO - The delineation between private vs. open exchanges and real-time bidding (RTB) vs. programmatic guarantees is driven by the needs of t...

San Francisco's 15 Best Views

Fodor's | Posted 09.03.2014 | Travel
Fodor's

With its hilly terrain, waterfront location, and iconic bridges, San Francisco is always ready for its close-up. There are snapshot-worthy scenes acro...

Culture Hacking 101

Maya Zuckerman | Posted 09.03.2014 | Impact
Maya Zuckerman

I am a 'culture hacker'. It's a curious term that is often confused with computer hackers and other technologists whose activities oftentimes invite suspicion.

These Photos, Taken Nearly 40 Years Ago, Show The Reality Of Economic Disparity In America

The Huffington Post | Katherine Brooks | Posted 09.02.2014 | Arts

Photographer Jim Goldberg has been a fixture in San Francisco for nearly 40 years. Decades ago, when economic disparity was an issues close to Ame...

Here's Proof That Your California Happy Place Is Closer Than You Think

Posted 09.16.2014 | San Francisco

Even East Coasters have to agree that California is a pretty special place. (And we’re not counting the Best Coast’s objectively better burger cha...

This Hyperrealist Paintings Capture The Small Magical Moments Of Living In New York

The Huffington Post | Avery Stone | Posted 08.29.2014 | Arts

New York is an towering city teeming with people, so depicting its small intimate, moments on canvas -- not to mention its moods, its complexity, or e...

Cafes Your Favorite Authors Loved

U.S. News Travel | Posted 08.28.2014 | Travel
U.S. News Travel

From Keats to Hemingway, Paris to New Orleans, the Romantics to the Beat Generation, this is your grand tour of the places where the greats wrote and drank -- and you can, too.

Visitor's Guide to San Francisco

Courtney Price | Posted 09.02.2014 | Travel
Courtney Price

This guide is for the San Francisco tourist, from a recent visitor: a photographic guide of pointers that bring together a list to choose from when planning your visit.

Mollie Reilly

Minimum Wage Hike Can Help Close San Francisco's Extreme Income Gap, Study Finds

HuffingtonPost.com | Mollie Reilly | Posted 08.27.2014 | Politics

SAN FRANCISCO -- A new study released Wednesday finds that increasing San Francisco's minimum wage would give raises to 23 percent of the city's workf...

25 Years Ago -- The 'Big One' of '89

Chris Weigant | Posted 08.25.2014 | Politics
Chris Weigant

This weekend's quake got plenty of news coverage, starting Sunday morning. So I thought it would be a good time to share my story from the "Big One," which starts with some generalized comments about earthquakes for the benefit of those who have never felt one.

The Castro's Rainbow Honor Walk: A Preview Stroll with David Perry

Sean Martinfield | Posted 08.26.2014 | San Francisco
Sean Martinfield

Two of the most famous neighborhood blocks in the world are currently undergoing major public works surgery. Among these simultaneous projects is the installation of the Rainbow Honor Walk, commemorating the lives of LGBT heroes.

How Transit, Walkability Help Make Cities More Affordable

F. Kaid Benfield | Posted 08.28.2014 | Green
F. Kaid Benfield

Highly enlightening new data from the New York City-based Citizens Budget Commission demonstrate the immense importance of walkability and transit in shaping how affordable large US cities are for a range of household types.

Mollie Reilly

Photos Show Damage Following Napa Earthquake

HuffingtonPost.com | Mollie Reilly | Posted 08.27.2014 | Green

SAN FRANCISCO -- Early Sunday morning, a 6.0 magnitude earthquake struck just outside Napa, California, leaving at least 87 individuals injured and da...

Michael McLaughlin

Police Release Image Of Person Following Gay Man Before Fatal Beating

HuffingtonPost.com | Michael McLaughlin | Posted 08.23.2014 | Crime

SAN FRANCISCO — Police released video footage Thursday of a man they are describing as a person of interest in the case of the brutal beating and s...