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Today the Department of Awesome Natural Phenomena presents this...

Today the Department of Awesome Natural Phenomena presents this stunning time-lapse video, created by photographer and volunteer fire lookout Gary Yost, of San Francisco Bay area’s famous fog rolling in to envelop the landscape, illuminated...Show More Summary

Trucks Entering Highway: 1931

The San Francisco Bay Area circa 1931. "Earth-moving equipment and trucks." Our second look at this diorama of dirt, and a glimpse of the surrounding terrain. 8.5 x 6.5 inch glass plate by Christopher Helin. View full size.

Help Wanted: Alert! Curbed SF Is Seeking Two Freelance Contributors

Attention! Curbed SF is on the hunt for two talented freelance bloggers who know and love the Bay Area and want to write all about it—one to cover San Francisco and one to keep tabs on the East Bay, particularly...

California: This Website Highlights the Small Towns Most Pass By on California's Highway 1

17 hours agoLifestyle / Travel : Jaunted

We all know that Highway 1 runs nearly the entire coast of California, from Mexico up through San Francisco to the Oregon border. Most people drive it in a day or two from San Diego or Los Angeles up to the Bay Area, with many itineraries including stops in Santa Barbara, Carmel, and Monterrey. Show More Summary

Dating site 2RedBeans focuses on Chinese singles abroad

Oftentimes entrepreneurs set out to build the solution they couldn’t find when struggling with a problem. For Q Zhao, it was finding fellow Chinese singles in the Bay Area in a simple and efficient manner. Her solution? 2RedBeans, a dating site geared towards Chinese singles in foreign markets who are looking to connect with fellow Chinese […]

California: Explore Marin County with inn-to-inn trekking

19 hours agoSports / Baseball : Dodgers Now

Fall is an ideal time to explore some of the Bay Area's most beautiful scenery, and Trek Inn Marin makes it easy with hikes led by local naturalists and guides.

Video Premiere: The T Sisters — “It Was Me”

22 hours agoMusic / Country : The 9513

Bay Area folk trio The T Sisters — Erika, Rachel, and Chloe Tietjen — released their debut album, Kindred Lines, earlier this year on mentor/producer Laurie Lewis’s label, Spruce & Maple. Drawing on elements of early country music, R&B,...Show More Summary

Sold Stuff: Tour a Knockout Bay Area Tudor That Just Scored $22.8M

After bouncing on and off the market for four years, during which time its price was lowered by over $6M, Hillsborough's storied, expansive tudor estate known as House-on-Hill has sold for $22.8M. Built in 1932 for banking heir Celi...

A Glance at Silicon Valley Longevity Initiatives

yesterdayHealth / Aging : Fight Aging

Here is a little more on some of the initiatives arising in the Bay Area venture and technology communities: the SENS Research Foundation, Calico Labs, and the Palo Alto Longevity Prize. As I pointed out a few days back, it's not just a matter of attracting money, however. Show More Summary

Construction Zone: 1931

The San Francisco Bay Area circa 1931. "Earth-moving equipment and trucks." 8.5 x 6.5 inch glass plate by Christopher Helin. View full size.

Sold Stuff: Hillsborough's Storied House-on-Hill Estate Sells for $22.8M

After more than two and a half years on the market, one of the Bay Area's most storied and expensive homes has finally found a buyer willing to shell out $22.8 million. The Hillsborough Tudor estate has hosted at...

Official on Colin Kaepernick penalty: 'He knows what he said'

San Francisco 49ers Colin Kaepernick tried to play off the inappropriate language penalty he received during "Sunday Night Football" by denying it altogether. "I didn't say anything," Kaepernick said, according to CSN Bay Area. That's pretty tough to believe. Show More Summary

The Pipeline: The CIA's favorite startup lands more cash; Porsche backs connected car company, and Bloomberg boosts Bay area presence

A look at the hottest deals, business moves and upstart entrepreneurs for September 15 from around the country, as reported by The Business Journals and other local business publications. Deals and money plays Seattle…Porsche plunks$55 million into connected car services provider Inrix. Silicon Valley... Show More Summary

Behold: Startup Shirts and the Men Who Wear Them

2 days agoTechnology : Valleywag

In the Bay Area, fashion is just another opportunity to pitch your app. Startups hand out logo and slogan-covered shirts to all employees, creating bands of boy billboards that roam around San Francisco's tech-chic neighborhoods. Read more...

Quiz-o-Tron Comes to San Francisco for the Bay Area Science Festival!

Categories: Science I’m so incredibly excited to announce that Quiz-o-Tron, the World’s Greatest Science/Comedy Panel Quiz Show Hosted by Rebecca Watson, is taking over the beautiful Castro Theatre in San Francisco on... (Read more....

Itty-Bitty Kitty Committee: Is the KitTea Design Hip Enough to Woo the Snooty Cats of SF?

Images via Shift Design Studio At last, Bay Area cat fanciers will soon have a way to leave home and still find themselves coated in cat hair. As you recall, San Francisco's first cat café, the descriptively named KitTea, is...

Studebanglers: 1919

The Bay Area circa 1919. "Girls fishing next to Studebaker 'Big Six' touring car." 6.5 x 8.5 glass negative, purchased and scanned by Shorpy, originally from the Wyland Stanley Collection of San Francisco historical memorabilia. View full size.

Chocolate Tour of the Mission Unwraps More than a Taste of History

Chocoholics of the Bay Area, rejoice! A new tasting tour from Edible Excursions takes you behind the scenes of 5 Mission District chocolate hot spots, shares the neighborhood's history, plus samples of drinking chocolate, chicken in mole, a cacao smoothie and exquisite hand-molded confections.

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