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A Music Festival That's So Much More Than The Music

Molly Fosco | Posted 07.10.2014 | San Francisco
Molly Fosco

There aren't many festivals quite as unique as the High Sierra Music Festival in Quincy, CA.

'Dawn of the Planet of the Apes'

Dwight Brown | Posted 07.09.2014 | Entertainment
Dwight Brown

The premise for Dawn of the Planet of the Apes is that neither species is perfect but maybe, though not probably, there is common ground. Endowing apes with human qualities, frailties and emotions is still an amazing spectacle 46 years after the original film.

Gendering Improv

Lucas Waldron | Posted 07.08.2014 | Gay Voices
Lucas Waldron

Before transitioning, improv was comforting. As the world started to perceive me as male, doing improv provoked acute self-awareness.

Let Your Love For Bill Murray Runneth Over With This Murricane-Themed Art Show

The Huffington Post | Katherine Brooks | Posted 07.07.2014 | Arts

We thought we'd hit pop culture heaven when we found the glorious artztravaganza that was the "Ghostbusters"-themed art show. But SF Public Works ...

Police Investigating Two Possible Hate Crimes From SF Pride Weekend

Reuters | Posted 07.04.2014 | Gay Voices

SAN FRANCISCO, July 3 (Reuters) - Police are investigating two physical attacks during San Francisco's gay pride celebration over the weekend as pos...

Your Perfect Cali Road Trip: San Francisco to Monterey

Fathom | Posted 07.02.2014 | Travel
Fathom

We did it all, and still had time for a few drunk nights catching up in our hotel room (completely necessary for long-distance BFFs). Excuse us while we pat ourselves on the back

Community Engagement and Higher Education

Joseph L. Subbiondo | Posted 07.02.2014 | College
Joseph L. Subbiondo

All of us in higher education are under considerable pressure to justify the relevance and reduce the costs of our colleges and universities.

Will Safety Nets Ease Golden Gate Bridge's Suicide Problem?

Ravishly | Posted 07.02.2014 | San Francisco
Ravishly

The bridge has hosted about 1,600 suicides in its history, and an apparent upward trend -- including a record 46 suicides last year -- was enough to convince the board of the protective measure, which is planned to be in place by 2018.

LOOK: Burger King Goes Gay

The Huffington Post | Curtis M. Wong | Posted 07.02.2014 | Gay Voices

In what could be a first for a global fast food outlet, Burger King is making a bold proclamation in support of the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transge...

Ahoy, Matey! Enjoy a Nautical Theme -- Without Being Trapped on an Overcrowded Cruise Ship

Oyster | Posted 07.01.2014 | Travel
Oyster

While a nautical theme can make for fun hotel decor all year round, we can't help but enjoy it a little more in the summer when the timing feels particularly fitting.

Best Places to Celebrate the Fourth of July

Viator | Posted 06.30.2014 | Travel
Viator

For many Americans, July Fourth is a family holiday -- it involves backyard barbecues, maybe a parade through town, and a local fireworks show. Some people, however, have grander dreams of celebrating the nation's birthday with more pizzazz.

Pride 2014: Family Legacies, Generations, and a Fully Inclusive Global Community

Christine Pelosi | Posted 06.30.2014 | Politics
Christine Pelosi

Today we felt the embrace of a million people in all the diversity of the rainbow as we marched down San Francisco's Market Street and shared our wide-eyed memories of childhood conversations of Uncle Harvey (Milk) in New York and of Mom, "Little Nancy" in Maryland.

Spend A Day In San Francisco With Travel Guru Andrew McCarthy

Nadine Cheung | Posted 07.09.2014 | Travel

Andrew McCarthy is the kind of guy with whom you want to tour the world. His travel memoir, The Longest Way Home, was a New York Times bestseller, and...

Director Jane Clark Wasn't a Fan of Horror Films Before Shooting Frameline Pic Crazy Bitches

Pollo Del Mar | Posted 06.23.2014 | San Francisco
Pollo Del Mar

"I'm a big, big scaredy-cat when it comes to horror movies," admits director Jane Clark. "I never even really went to horror movies, except movies like Scream - and even that, I'm covering my eyes through half of it."

Glasswipes

Will Durst | Posted 06.21.2014 | Comedy
Will Durst

A tsunami of tech is engulfing our nation, and in the process, redecorating communities like a family of grizzly bears locked in a Volkswagen Van. A family of obscenely paid bespectacled grizzly bears with a taste for artisanal toast.

When a Duck Needs a Duckmate

Fran Moreland Johns | Posted 06.19.2014 | San Francisco
Fran Moreland Johns

Musco the duck is in existential pain. Could we please find him (or her, as the case may be) a mate?

Eating Like an Idiot for a Weekend in San Francisco

Mike Metz | Posted 06.19.2014 | Taste
Mike Metz

When it came to deciding the weekend birthday destination there really wasn't much debate. It would be San Francisco, an unparalleled carbohydrate sanctuary, and, more specifically, home to sublime sourdough bread.

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

Sally Swanson | Posted 06.18.2014 | Education
Sally Swanson

Much like the feeling I had the day I spent in the garden with these same students, these are lessons that will be carried and accessed like talismans, woven into every aspect of their lives as they grow older and away from school experiences.

A Chef for Your Startup? Silicon Valley Extravagance or Sound Business Decision?

Peretz Partensky | Posted 06.17.2014 | Food
Peretz Partensky

The recipe for a successful startup soup is as follows: throw super-bright nerds in a saucepan, sprinkle liberally with enthusiasm, and heat with as much funding as you can scrape together.

San Francisco To Vote On $15 Minimum Wage

The Huffington Post | Mollie Reilly | Posted 06.11.2014 | Politics

Voters in San Francisco will have the opportunity to raise the city's minimum wage to $15 an hour this November on the heels of Seattle's city council...

Candis Cayne Defends Drag Race: 'I Don't Think the Word "Tranny" Is Wrong'

Pollo Del Mar | Posted 06.10.2014 | San Francisco
Pollo Del Mar

Throughout her career, Candis Cayne has admittedly embraced her role as an unofficial spokeswoman for all things trans. When it comes to the community's recent outcry against terminology deemed "transphobic" on RuPaul's Drag Race, though, Cayne takes an opposing stance.

After Afghanistan

Laura Paull | Posted 06.10.2014 | Impact
Laura Paull

I saw a skinny, old, homeless guy with a guitar sitting at a table outside with his stuff. I biked about two blocks past, then thought, the hell with it, I'm going to buy me a cup of coffee there and buy him one too. I turned around and rode back.

Mystery Man Behind 'Hidden Cash' Revealed

The Huffington Post | Kevin Short | Posted 06.10.2014 | Business

The anonymous man behind the 'Hidden Cash' phenomenon revealed his identity Monday night on Anderson Cooper 360. Jason Buzi, a real estate investor...

Social Inequality In San Francisco Spurs Shouting Match

Reuters | Posted 06.10.2014 | Technology

By Sarah McBride SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Ongoing tensions over how to handle social inequality in San Francisco sparked an a rare outb...

Candis Cayne Is One of the 'Crazy Bitches' in New Slasher Film

Pollo Del Mar | Posted 06.09.2014 | San Francisco
Pollo Del Mar

Candis Cayne certainly knows how to make an entrance -- and an exit, for that matter. When her latest big screen outing, Crazy Bitches, hits Frameline Film Festival later this month, Cayne does both in dramatic fashion.