san francisco

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 days ago
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
5.14.19
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
fortune cookies

San Francisco's Last Handmade Fortune Cookie Factory Is in Danger

The Golden Gate Fortune Cookie Company's rent has gone from $1,400 to $6,000 in the past three years.
Bettina Makalintal
3.13.19
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
3.7.19
beer

Employees at Craft Brewer Anchor Brewing Company Move to Unionize

San Francisco’s high cost of living is making it increasingly difficult for workers at California’s oldest brewery to stay in the city.
Bettina Makalintal
2.8.19
Trans Legends

Felicia Elizondo's Wild Memories of Trans Life in 60s San Francisco

In the 60s, activist and entertainer Felicia Elizondo was a regular at San Francisco's Compton's Cafeteria, the site of a historic 1966 riot for trans rights, and the only place she felt free as a transgender woman.
Zackary Drucker
12.12.18
christmas

SantaCon Attendees Violently Trash Restaurant in San Francisco

Elsewhere in the city, seven more Santas were arrested for public drunkenness.
Bettina Makalintal
12.11.18
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
climate change

California's Air Is as Bad as Beijing's and It Will Only Get Worse from Here

Thanks to climate change, massive wildfires and the unhealthy smog they emit aren't going anywhere anytime soon.
Cole Kazdin
11.19.18
proposition c

San Francisco Votes for 'Homeless Tax' That Twitter's CEO and Other Tech Companies Tried to Block

The city's controversial Proposition C, which would tax technology companies to fund homeless services, passed on Tuesday.
Sarah Emerson
11.7.18
The Power and Privilege Issue

The Future of Capitalism Is San Francisco on Steroids

Something’s about to burst, and it might just be society itself.
Rick Paulas
10.22.18
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