San Francisco's Vape 'Ban' Is Turning Into a War Over JUUL and Wokeness
Both sides are claiming the mantle of harm reduction in a fight with stakes for e-cigs across the country.
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.
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.
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.
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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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
SantaCon Attendees Violently Trash Restaurant in San Francisco
Elsewhere in the city, seven more Santas were arrested for public drunkenness.
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.
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.