Games and novelties aside, there are simply fewer and fewer areas of daily life that remain to be "disrupted" by utopian-minded Silicon Valley geeks. The golden age of the app may be coming to an end.
If you haven't seen the work of San Francisco-based artist Justin Hager you are quite frankly missing the fuck out. His illustrations are an amusing mix of celebrity culture and word play that might appear silly at first but will have you lurking through…
Living in an SRO means you're either one step out of homelessness or one step away from it. As part of our series on housing the homeless in San Francisco, we talked to a man who spends his days wandering between bars in the Mission and drawing dirty cart…
San Francisco's SROs (single room occupancy housing) once used to function as low-cost dormitory-style apartments for the city's artists, students, and transient workers. In the first in a three-part series, we look at SROs today: mismanaged apartments fo…
Logging into Facebook on June 26, I was immediately confronted by dozens of screenshots of a notice with FBI and IRS seals indicating that MyRedBook, a free advertising network for escorts, had been seized.
The most iconic villains in the gentrification of Denver are the bros riding the bicycle equivalent of an SUV while blasting "Blurred Lines," and the Punch Bowl Social—a Costco-size bowling alley that attracts upper-class beer-pong enthusiasts.
Being a landlord in San Francisco is like being a coke dealer in the 80s. People are basically throwing money at you for doing nothing. It's like finding a cauldron of gold doubloons buried in your backyard. It's pretty sweet.
Over the time that's elapsed since he took his first photography class, Michael Jang has kept himself more than busy. Now, 40 years later, his earliest photographic work—photos from his time at Cal Arts—is finally seeing the light of day.
A policy that was once a left-wing pipe dream is set to become reality in the Emerald City over the next few years, and a handful of liberal metropolises across the country are scrambling to keep pace.
Over the weekend, an offshoot of the American Revolutionary Communist Party organized a series of #YesAllWomen-based rallies in Seattle, New York, Philadelphia, Portland, and San Francisco. The tweets were better.
Oakland is a hotbed of gang violence, poverty, drug abuse, and mental illness. A CDC study says that roughly one-third of inner-city children suffer from a form of post-traumatic stress disorder, a local news station colloquially called "Hood disease."
In the past, we've let Andrea Sonnenberg's photos speak for themselves, but considering that it's been a couple years since we've spoken to her, we thought it was time to catch up and find out what she's been up to.