San Francisco, California

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Rancid & Dropkick Murphys From Boston to Berkeley Tour

Tour Dates<p><b>Date | Location | Venue</b><p>27 JUL | BANGOR•ME |DARLING’S WATERFRONT PAVILION<p>28 JUL | MONTREAL•QUE | TBA<p>29 | JUL | TORONTO•ONT | ECHO BEACH<p>30 …

Airbnb Explores Avenues in Major Cities to Connect Consumers and Original Music Experiences

Airbnb has launched a new project titled <i>Music Experiences</i>. This new initiative connects musicians and travels via Airbnb’s dynamic platform.<p>Sofar …

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Public Bike Sharing: Analyzing the Usage Data in US Cities

<i>This post is adapted from the blog of Spin, a Priceonomics Data Studio customer.</i> <i>Does your company have interesting data? Become a Priceonomics</i> …

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Mesmerizing GIFs Reveal the Frantic Life of San Francisco’s Bay

The Golden Gate Bridge is a pretty thing to gaze at, a pain in the butt to paint, and an excellent place to Instagram. But unbeknownst to most of the …

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27 photos show the extreme lengths millennials will go to live in cities instead of suburbs

Melia Robinson/Business Insider<p>Millennials continue to move to cities in droves, as jobs and services tailored to their needs move in right beside them. The generation that prefers Uber to their own cars and Airbnb to hotels is also willing to trade the American dream of owning a home for the …

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Curbed Comparisons: What $6,600 rents in San Francisco right now

Five SF homes, from Merced Manor to the Millennium<p><i>Welcome to</i> <i>Curbed Comparisons</i><i>, a regular column exploring what you can rent for a set dollar amount in different neighborhoods. Is one person's studio another person's townhouse? Let's find out. Today's price: $6,600.</i><p>↑ Green thumbs willing to dig …

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​Uber changes course, applies for CA self-driving permit

After a botched rollout of its autonomous vehicles in San Francisco and months of refusing to get a state permit, Uber says it will now follow the rules.<p>Uber is changing its tune on getting the state required permit for self-driving cars in California.<p>After refusing for months to get the necessary …

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Summer Of Love 50th Anniversary: Your Guide To Activities, Exhibits, & More

Citywide, Upper HaightPhoto: Sunday Streets SF/Facebook50 years ago, tens of thousands of people from around the world descended on San Francisco, …

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6 Things Geeks Should Do In San Francisco

Now I’m a huge techie. Yep. That’s all I have to say. End of article.<p>I’m a huge techie and have been since I was uploaded to this world, and so far- …

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Sharp vision: New glasses help the legally blind see

Jeff Regan was born with underdeveloped optic nerves and had spent most of his life in a blur. Then four years ago, he donned an unwieldy headset …

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Proposed toll for San Francisco’s crooked street only fuels the flame of debate

Twice-elected since 2010, San Francisco Supervisor Mark Farrell represents the moneyed crowd atop Pac Heights and Russian Hill while winning kudos …

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Getting around in San Francisco

How to get <i>around</i> San Francisco.<p>Although hanging from a San Francisco cable car is undeniably charming, most visitors rely on alternative public …

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San Francisco’s Summer of Love 50th Anniversary Party Denied Permit

There may be no summer lovin' in San Francisco this year.<p>A permit for an event celebrating the 50th anniversary of the city's historic Summer of Love—during which thousands of young people (commonly called "hippies" and "flower children") gathered in the Haight-Ashbury district in 1967 for what …

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Stairway Art Decorates Your Staircases With Beautiful Climbable Murals Of Paradise

Jason Lazarus February 17, 2017<p>The Etsy proprietors of RiserArt returned from visiting the delightfully adorned stairways at Moraga & 16th Street in …

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Trader Joe’s opening downtown SF location next week

But don’t expect to find any parking<p>SoMa residents fed up with the King Street Safeway and the area Whole Food’s abysmal and fury-inducing checkout queue (quite simply the worst!) are in for a treat—Trader Joe’s will open a brand new store next week right on Fourth Street.<p>On February 16, the 10 …

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50 San Francisco Bars and Restaurants Around During the Summer of Love that You Can Still Eat At Today

The Summer of Love was a revolutionary time. It started in Haight-Ashbury and spread throughout the rest of the city--and eventually, the world. …

5 Free Events Available from the SF Writers Conference

For all those writers out there who’ll be sticking around on Presidents Day Weekend, consider hitting some of the free writing classes happening in …

The New Trend in Brewing Involves Literally Mixing Wine Grapes with Beer

And it’s the most Bay Area thing ever.<p>It used to be that there were two basic types of alcohol consumers: wine drinkers and beer drinkers. Then the …

10 San Francisco Bay Area hikes with scenic endings - Curbed SF

While the rains have (temporarily) passed and the forecast calls for a sunny weekend, don't put away those Tretorn boots just yet. Many Bay Area denizens have been cooped up for the last week while the recent storms bombarded us, so now is the time to take to the hills to see what verdant results …

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Zenimax Wins Intellectual Copyright Case Against Facebook's virtual reality company Oculus

Facebook, recently lost a 500 million court case to Zenimax over the intellectual property rights to the software and hardware used in the Oculus …

Facebook Connects with Journalists to Curb Fake News

For those that want to share and consume news that is trustworthy, it is important to check the sources of the news article.<p>Direct sourcing is the …

BottleRock Napa Valley 2017 Hosts Tom Petty, Macklemore, Foo Fighters

BottleRock Napa Valley 2017 has announced their lineup featuring: The Foo Fighters, Maroon 5 and Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers headlining the …

Silicon Valley's 'prosperity paradox' explains how 76,000 millionaires and billionaires fail to fix local poverty

Silicon Valley is a land of extremes.<p>At one end are California's wealthy and super-wealthy — the 76,000 millionaires and billionaires who call Santa Clara and San Mateo counties home. At the other end are the thousands of people who struggle to feed their families and pay their bills each month. …

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National park tips: Disney Museum in San Francisco tells Walt's story

What did Walt Disney have to do with the national park system? Nothing. With San Francisco? Nothing again.<p>Yet since 2009 the Walt Disney Family Museum has been in residence among the old brick barracks in the city’s Presidio. (Diane Disney Miller, daughter of Walt and a founder of the museum, lived …

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Nataly Dawn Tours the West Coast with New Music from Haze

Nataly Dawn, singer and songwriter from Northern California, will tour major cities on the West Coast this week.<p>Recently, Dawn released a video for …

Oculus Converges Music and Virtual Reality

Oculus has recently showcased some of their latest technology at <b>Oculus Connect</b> this past October 5-7 at the San Jose Mcnery Convention Center.<p>Virtual …

Indie Darling Nataly Dawn Evolves with Haze

Nataly Dawn’s latest video for ‘Call Your Love’ has recently been released in preparation for her upcoming album <i>Haze</i> due out October 29.<p><b>“I called the</b> …

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Accelerated Mobile Pages (AMP) New Features in Google Search

Google has been working on delivering Web articles to consumers at a faster rate with their <b>Accelerated Mobile Pages (AMP)</b> program.<p>The Washington Post …

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