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6 Reasons to Upgrade to RebelMouse from WordPress

The huge gap between current CMS offerings and what the world needed occurred to me during my time as CTO of The Huffington Post. When we were …

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Meet The Real People Being Affected And Displaced By San Francisco's Housing Crisis

As startups are moving in, longtime residents are being evicted at higher rates than ever before.

New Map Shows How Expensive It Is To Rent An Apartment Near BART

<i>Click to enlarge</i><p>It's no longer true that if you get priced out of San Francisco you can just move east — as we learned last week, rents in Oakland …

A Hidden San Francisco Creek Will Become Street Art

Hayes Creek is long gone, but a San Francisco designer is bringing it back–sort of.<p>Like other cities, San Francisco used to be full of small streams. By the mid-1800s, when Gold Rush-fueled development filled the creeks with waste, engineers started paving them over. Now, standing on certain street …

A Landmark Retail Workers 'Bill of Rights' Passes Unanimously In San Francisco

Amid growing concern over erratic work schedules, the San Francisco Board of Supervisors on Tuesday passed a first-of-its-kind law aimed at securing more stable hours for retail workers.<p>Dubbed "the retail workers bill of rights," the law, which passed the 11-member, all-Democratic board …

San Francisco DA pushes for chip payment cards in tech's backyard

Chip-and-PIN payment cards have a strong supporter in the hotbed of payment technologies, with San Francisco’s district attorney promoting the new technology as a way to cut down on fraud.<p>As nearby tech startups like Square and giants like Apple and Google invent new ways to buy things, San …

Watch the new full preview of ‘Jurassic World’

Following Sunday’s release of the teaser trailer, the full preview for the upcoming movie, “Jurassic World,” is out. In it, it proves that no one learned that an island full of dinosaurs is a bad idea.<p>Set 22 years after the first “Jurassic Park” movie, this movie features a new fully operational …

Sneak Attacks of Beauty in a Tough Town: Street Art in Oakland, California

My Town<p>In this new series, writers and photographers from around the world reflect on places that hold special meaning for them.<p>In our series My Town, writers and photographers from around the world reflect on places that hold special meaning for them.<p>Pen Harshaw said he'd meet me at the concrete …

The Presidio makes National Geographic’s 2015 Best of the World list

Have you spent time in the Presidio lately? If you have, perhaps you won’t be surprised to learn that the former military base has made National Geographic Traveler magazine’s Best of the World list for 2015.<p>According to National Geographic, “The list reflects what’s authentic, culturally rich, …

Map: Where Can You Find an Affordable 1 Bedroom Near BART?

It's not news to anyone that San Francisco has become insanely expensive. Every weekend is a going away party for someone moving to more affordable …

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The Top 10 Cities For Relocation

Those who work in chillier climes may have spent the never ending winter months dreaming of a fresh start in Miami or southern California, but a new study shows it’s not just blizzard blues that lead people to reimagine their geography.<p>A survey conducted by job-search site TheLadders found that 35% …

7.6 Million Reasons Pablo Sandoval Would Choose Boston Over San Francisco

<i>This is a guest post from K. Sean Packard, CPA, who is Director of Tax at OFS. He specializes in tax planning and the preparation of tax returns for pro athletes. He can be reached</i> <i>at sean.packard@ofswealth.com and on Twitter at @AthleteTax</i>.<p>The Boston Red Sox shocked the baseball world Monday with …

S.F. creating an ‘amnesty pond’ for unwanted goldfish

San Francisco’s Mountain Lake was recently poisoned to kill off any non-native fish. Turns out, there were a ton of them. The final death tally included over 850 carp, two catfish and many bass — none of them native to the spot.<p>The Presidio Trust isn’t blind to how the fish ended up there in the …

Pre-Black Friday shoppers strip down to their skivvies

At a San Francisco street corner near Union Square, Black Friday shoppers hit the streets three days early — in their underpants.<p>A promotion for free clothes by Barcelona-based fashion retailer Desigual inspired nearly 100 people to line up early Tuesday outside the Powell Street store in various …

The best soups in San Francisco and beyond - Inside Scoop SF

Growing up, I wasn’t a fan of soup. Nor did I favor it in my stints as a food editor and critic in Kansas City and Dallas.<p>It took moving to San Francisco to make me a convert. Maybe my palate matured, or it could be the climate, but I’ve come around.<p>Yet part of it could be that most of the soup I …

Pablo Sandoval explains his move to Boston

Pablo Sandoval just concluded his news conference in Boston after signing what proved to be a deal identical to what the Giants offered: five years, $95 million with a sixth-year option. He expressed gratitude to the Giants and the fans in San Francisco, but also sounded very much like a guy who …

Levi's - "Field of Jeans" Made With 18,850 Pairs of Jeans

Author:<p>John Kim<p>Publish date:<p>Social count:<p>0<p>0<p>SHARES<p>In 2013, the San Francisco 49ers announced that the team's new digs in Santa Clara, California, …

Look How Much San Francisco Has Changed In 3 Years

Twitter made the move because the city had created a new tax-free zone in that neighborhood, known as Mid-Market.<p>We took a walk around the neighborhood in July 2011 to see exactly what Twitter was getting itself into. It didn't look pretty. But Twitter made the move, and a bunch of other tech …

49ers rookies making big strides and key plays, many out of necessity because of injuries

Seattle Seahawks, meet Chris Borland and Carlos Hyde. Aaron Lynch and Marcus Martin.<p>Those are just a few of the new faces on the San Francisco 49ers since Seattle last saw them in the NFC championship game in January, an impressive list of talented rookies called into action right away. Many have …

Report: Jon Lester to meet with Giants next week

The Giants are turning their attention to Jon Lester following Pablo Sandoval's departure.<p>The free agent pitcher has plans to meet with the World Series champions next week, a person with knowledge of the meeting said Tuesday. The person spoke on condition of anonymity because there was no …

San Francisco’s Homeless Problem As Viewed Through Human Poop

A giant poop cloud over the streets of San Francisco exposes the city’s persistent inequality.<p>San Francisco’s homeless population, at the city’s last count, numbered more than 7,000 individuals, including youth. There are many ways to benchmark San Francisco’s response to its chronic homelessness …

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San Francisco puts limits on worker schedules

San Francisco is now the country’s first jurisdiction to limit how chain stores can alter their employees’ schedules.<p>Other states and cities are considering similar statutory restraints. Work scheduling rules are therefore poised to follow localized minimum wage increases and paid leave mandates as …

1 Easy Tool to Help You Stay Focused and Motivated

Your success depends on your ability to keep yourself motivated.<p>According to Merriam-Webster, motivation is a force or influence that causes someone to do something. The question is, what motivates you? If you work for someone else, is it pressure from a boss? If you're in business for yourself, is …

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Your Next Innovative Idea Could Be A Restaurant Visit Away

Starwood Hotels’ VP and creative director Stephen Gates has some unorthodox sources for creative inspiration that are paying off big.<p>Kindergarten was a confusing time for Stephen Gates. While most children simply read storybooks, Gates was <i>making</i> them in his basement with his dad. Gates is what he …

Barnes and Noble posts $119 million loss in Q4 2013, will partner with third party on future Nook tablets

Barnes and Noble has not had an easy go of it. The brick-and-mortar stalwart has seen its revenues and profits steeply decline as we've entered the age of the e-book. In fact, profits haven't just shrunk; they've disappeared. During the fourth quarter of fiscal year 2013, the company suffered a net …