san francisco

drugs-health

San Francisco's Vape 'Ban' Is Turning Into a War Over Wokeness

Both sides are claiming the mantle of harm reduction in a fight with stakes for e-cigs across the country.
Alex Norcia
7.11.19
Make this

This Fancy Tuna Melt Is Actually Very Easy to Make

Coi's Erik Anderson keeps his tuna melt similar to the diner version he ate as a kid, but with a few simple upgrades.
Bettina Makalintal
6.7.19
tech-science

Dead Whales Are Washing Up in Droves on California’s Beaches

Ten dead gray whales have been spotted at Bay Area beaches over the last two months.
Sarah Emerson
5.16.19
tech-power

San Francisco Bans Facial Recognition Use by Police and the Government

The technology hub is now the first US city to have issued a moratorium on the invasive spy technology.
Sarah Emerson
5.15.19
The VICE Guide to Right Now

The Amount of Poop on San Francisco's Streets Has Hit an All-Time High

The city had a whopping 28,084 reports of turds in 2018.
River Donaghey
4.19.19
News

Toronto Councillor Wants to Sue Big Oil For Climate Change Costs

Mike Layton wants Toronto to put an exact price tag on how much climate change will cost everyone in the city.
Anne Gaviola
3.26.19
Scenes

Silicon Valley's Latest Bizarre Craze Is 'Organized Intimacy'

Eye contact parties, cuddle puddles, 'conscious dance.' The Bay Area has changed in a lot of ways, but still knows how to get kinky.
Andrew Chamings
3.8.19
Photos

Dystopian Photos of San Francisco Smothered by Smoke

For days, locals had to stay indoors or don air masks in an effort to avoid the harmful particles in the air.
Yalonda James
11.21.18
Silicon Valley

Everyone Is Incredibly Angry at This Silicon Valley Exec's Daily Routine

Business Insider documented the boring and healthy life of a San Franciscan and the internet lost its damn mind.
Harry Cheadle
10.19.18
The VICE Guide to Right Now

You Can Now Use 'Snapcrap' to Report Piles of Literal Shit on SF's Streets

It works just like Snapchat—only instead of sending bathroom selfies to your friends, you can DM photos of dookie straight to the local government.
Drew Schwartz
10.8.18
VICE Guide to Life

How Much You Should Pay in Rent

So you’re finally ready to move out of mom and dad’s house. Now it's time to figure out how much you can afford to spend on rent and still have enough money leftover for all the fun things you want to do too.
Gina Ragusa
9.12.18
Free

How to Find the Best Free Things to Do in US Cities

From live shows to group hikes, most cities have tons of free activities you can enjoy on your own or with a friend. The trick to finding these freebies is knowing where to look.
Gina Ragusa
9.5.18
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