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A shockingly low amount of money can deter people from a life of crime

There is, of course, no one answer to that question, but when it comes to crimes with economic motives—such as theft—a new study suggests that providing job training, money (or supplies) to get started in legitimate work, and employment opportunities could help curb repeat offenses.<p>The study, from …

Allman Brothers' final shows haunt Beacon

NEW YORK — Halloween may still be a week away, but the Beacon Theatre Friday was a most haunted house.<p>Ghosts of an exquisitely musical nature flitted through the sticky sweet air, unseen but heard, casting a magical spell over an Allman Brothers Band performance that wasn't just among the group's …

15 under-the-radar California beach towns to visit now

We're coming up on California's <i>real</i> summer, so what better time to explore some uncharted coastal territory? We know and love California's famous places and have staked out our favorites among beach towns the rest of the world has yet to discover, such as the hamlets of Elk and Gualala to the north …

Don't miss Sunday's supermoon -- with meteors!

SAN FRANCISCO — This weekend may prove eye-popping for sky watchers.<p>Sunday night brings a supermoon, when the full moon coincides with the moon's closest approach to the Earth during its elliptical orbit around us.<p>The full moon will appear 14% bigger and 30% brighter than when it is at its …

Mission History Map

<b>By Molly Roy</b><p>There’s loads of Mission history and we’ve put some of it on a map for you. Get the full, downloadable map here.

10 best bucket-list U.S. monuments and landmarks

Photographer <b>Blaine Harrington III</b> has worked around the world, but some of his favorite vistas are closer to home. Many of the country's most recognizable monuments and landmarks can be easily visited – and enjoyed without crowds, he says. "If you get out first thing in the morning, it's the most …

40 best iPhone and iPad games of 2014 (so far)

If you're an iPhone and/or iPad-owning gamer in 2014, you truly are spoiled for choice when it comes to new titles.<p>This year has seen a steady flow of innovative, creative and above all super-playable games for Apple devices in pretty much every genre, from hardcore RPGs and twitch-action games to …

Don’t Sleep: Dozing Yankees Fan Done in by Curse of the Camera

When you go to a ballgame, you probably think of yourself as a spectator, not a participant. (Derek Jeter and Russell Westbrook, you can stop reading …

17 hidden images in sports logos you won't be able to unsee

1. Milwaukee Brewers<p>We’ll start with everyone’s favorite hidden logo element. You may have seen it before, but if you haven’t, the <b>laces on the Brewers’ logo form an M that combines with the B made by the pocket and webbing</b>. MB. Milwaukee Brewers. Pretty awesome, isn’t it? Less awesome: The MB logo …

Glenn Miller's plane mystery revived after 70 years

Seventy years before Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 became the biggest, most sophisticated plane to ever disappear, a plane carrying bandleader Glenn Miller vanished during World War II.<p>Miller was one of the most popular musicians of the 1930s and '40s, with songs such as <i>In the Mood</i> and <i>Moonlight</i> …

Play the Album, Burn the Film: 20 Great Soundtracks From Bad Movies

‘Saturday Night Fever’ (1978)<p>It's okay to think that disco sucks, but there's something different, and dare we say special, about the Bee …

20 San Francisco staycation ideas

A great vacation doesn’t require a pricey airline ticket or hotel stay, especially in San Francisco, where anything you can’t find in the city is available just a short drive away. Which is exactly why we were confused when WalletHub.com recently ranked San Francisco number 40 (out of 100) on their …

Historic photos of bridges of the Bay Area

The Bay Region is defined by two things: the San Francisco Bay estuary and the bridges that cross it.<p>The most famous is the Golden Gate, a structure so beautiful that it has become the symbol of San Francisco. The newest bridge – the eastern half of the Bay Bridge, a handsome suspension bridge with …

Things you’ll never see again in San Francisco

Take a trip down memory lane and scroll through the above slideshow to see some of our favorite local landmarks and characters from San Francisco’s past. Since our city is always changing, we’ve mixed in everything from structures destroyed decades ago to more recent developments.<p>We had several …

Spanish street names upset Sunset, Richmond residents

In 1909, outraged residents of the Richmond and Sunset districts staged a public protest. What set off the good people of western San Francisco was not a tax increase, a zoning change or a political scandal. It was a proposed change in local street names - one they feared would result in their …

'Miracle story' of California Chrome's blue-collar owners

<b>Gardnerville,</b> --<p>Nev. - Theirs is an unexpected love affair, which began with a slap on the knee and the words, "Let's dance."<p>Steve Coburn and Carolyn Black were in their 40s and relationship-weary from marriages gone bad. They were introduced at a party, and Coburn wanted to dance. He found Carolyn …

Take better smartphone photos with these 15 tips

​<p>The best camera, as they say, is the one you have with you.<p>While smartphones don't take photos as well as a dedicated digital camera, you never leave home without your mobile device. Plus, not only is the quality getting better with each generation, they're ideal for editing your work (and perhaps …

Social media mistakes Millennials make

With the national youth unemployment rate above 15 percent, it seems as though Millennials are struggling to lock in full-time employment. The sluggish economy is partly the blame. Misusing social media accounts is also seriously hurting Millennials.<p><b>The social media diet</b><p>Last week, the Chronicle …

45 best hiking trails of the West

Just a drive away are some of the most beautiful, challenging and tranquil hikes of the West. See a glacier, hike up to a waterfall or walk through a desert.<p>This article originally appeared on Sunset.com: "Top 45 hikes in the West"<p>Subscribe to Sunset Magazine todayand get 2 free preview issues!

Get your grill on: Best Bay Area spots to BBQ

Still trying to figure out where in the Bay Area to do your seemingly obligatory Memorial Day weekend grilling? Let us help.<p>We’ve researched what San Francisco parks actually allow barbecuing.<p>The below map includes all of the San Francisco Recreation and Parks department parks with barbecue …

Preserving S.F.: Buildings saved, buildings lost and weird in-betweens

A report last week from the National Trust for Historic Preservation celebrates San Francisco for its wealth of older buildings and their role “in making the city a desirable place.” But the virtues of preservation — even here — are not easily defined. We’ve seen repeated battles over supposedly …

Tom Tolbert says Steve Kerr had leadership skills

Tom Tolbert agrees that Steve Kerr is a great leader, who very well might have a great coaching career ahead of him.<p>Tolbert, one of Kerr's closest friends at the University of Arizona, still would be surprised if all of Kerr's legacy stories are completely true:<p>-- Kerr yelled at the free-minded …

Slide show: Carleton Watkins’ 150-year-old photos of the American West

Long before Ansel Adams, there was Carleton Watkins.<p>Though not as known as Adams, Watkins is getting his due: A new exhibition at Stanford’s Cantor Arts Center is celebrating the photographer who was born in 1829 and died in 1916. Published in tandem with the show, “Carleton Watkins: The Stanford …

15 freebies on Tax Day 2014

In honor of the deadline day for forking over cash to the IRS, these businesses are offering freebies and discounts all day, April 15, 2014.<p>April 15 is Tax Day , and we all know sorting through finances...photo-6168655.83906 - |ucfirst<p>Arby's Freebie: Free value-size order of curly fries. …

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Our favorite hidden parks of San Francisco

While there’s no shortage of public parks in San Francisco, some of the city’s most special outdoor spaces, from hidden slides to tiny parks with grand vistas, often go unnoticed.<p>To help you discover some of these tucked away spots that are oh-so “Only in S.F.,” we’ve compiled a slideshow of our …