San Francisco

Best Hospitals In California: New U.S. News Rankings

U.S. News and World Report has released its 2018-19 rankings of best hospitals in the country.<p>CALIFORNIA — U.S. News & World Report has released its …

California

A powerful Republican House member just got blasted on Twitter — by his own son

Bobby Goodlatte, Rep. Bob Goodlatte’s son, wants his dad’s district to flip blue.<p>A top-ranking House Republican, Virginia Rep. Bob Goodlatte, is getting a lot of heat for his conduct as the chair of the House Judiciary Committee in the lead-up to FBI agent Peter Strzok’s firing — including from his …

Politics

Two Bay Area restaurants among America’s top 10 new restaurants

A pair of Bay Area restaurants, one a star-studded affair perched atop a former Divisadero auto shop and the other a neighborhood favorite in Oakland’s Fruitvale district, have snagged two coveted spots on <b>Bon Appetit</b> magazine’s annual top list naming America’s 10 best new restaurants.<p>The list was …

Top 10

15 Recipes from the Best New Restaurants in America 2018

From fiery homemade chili paste to an impossible-to-stop-eating chocolate budino, these are the recipes from our 2018 Hot 10: America's Best New Restaurants.<p>We get it—you're probably not going to make it to all of our Hot 10 restaurants (and if you do, wow, we are impressed). But you <i>can</i> make the …

Food

The Salary You Need to Live Alone in Every Major U.S. City

Living in an exciting urban environment is a priority for a lot of people, but the prospect of swinging rent in a major city without the help of a …

Real Estate

Australian farmers body says Roundup cancer ruling is 'in blatant ignorance' of science

Australia’s National Farmers’ Federation has rejected the finding of a US court that the weedkiller Roundup causes cancer, saying it set a “reckless precedent” that could harm agriculture.<p>On Monday, Greenpeace urged the Australian government to start restricting the sale of Roundup – which is …

Environment

WINNERS—Art Photography Awards 2018

Each of the seven jury members selected one photographer to be awarded special distinction and a cash grant. Here are the jurors’ special selections, with a brief quote from each juror explaining what they especially appreciate about these photographers and their work.<p>Michael</i> …

Art Photography

Why did Genoa's 'Brooklyn Bridge' collapse?

It has been too early to establish why part of a motorway viaduct in the Italian city of Genoa collapsed, but speculation has been widespread over …

Engineering

How To Come Back From A Depressive Spell

Given that more than 300 million people worldwide have had depression, we're all bound to have vastly different experiences living with it. But for …

Depression

San Francisco launching 'Poop Patrol' to clean up city sidewalks: Report

San Francisco is reportedly launching a team of city workers dubbed the “Poop Patrol” next month in an effort to keep the city’s sidewalks clean.<p>The …

London Breed

Warriors' Iguodala and Celtics’ Brown on Business Building – Bloomberg

Warriors' Iguodala and Celtics’ Brown on Business Building<p>Warriors' Iguodala and Celtics’ Brown on Business Building<p>Warriors' Iguodala and Celtics’ …

Basketball

Johnny Manziel’s Former Coach Has Some Blunt Words On Why He Failed In The NFL

Johnny Manziel’s former offensive coordinator with the Cleveland Browns, Kyle Shanahan, didn’t hold back when asked why he thought the quarterback …

NFL

Your Life at a San Francisco Nonprofit – The Bold Italic

Trying your best in the Bay Area’s “do-gooder industrial complex”<p>You’re three months into your nonprofit job in the city, and you’re getting through …

San Francisco Bay Area

SF restaurant nominated for best restroom in America

<i>*this is a clip from a longer piece. Read the full article</i> here<i>.</i><p>Cintas, which provides products and services on contract with corporations, has sent word of nominees that qualified for its annual Top 10 America's Best Restroom contest. The public is invited to vote, and the winner gets $1,500 in …

Dining Rooms

GOP to weaponize Pelosi and ‘San Francisco values’ in key CA House races

Rep. Nancy Pelosi has starred in roughly one in every five Republican-made House campaign ads across the country this year, usually as a device to …

Republicans

Americans will pay for ‘08 financial crisis with ‘lifetime income loss’

As the economy continues to recover in the wake of the financial crisis that hit a decade ago, it may never again reach the output levels experienced before the crash, according to a new study from the Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco.<p>The data suggests that the crisis, which nearly collapsed …

Economics

PRETTYMUCH Announces Fall 'Funktion Tour': See The Dates

Up-and-comer <b>Gunnar Gehl</b> will open for every stop of the "Funktion Tour," which kicks off at Neptune Theatre in Seattle, Washington October 18. The …

San Antonio

How This Professor Created A Business From Scratch In Just Two Years

It’s hard to imagine that Veronica Orvalho founded Didimo only in 2016 when she had spent the previous 13 years as a professor at leading universities in Portugal and Spain.<p>Yet today her startup, that turns your selfie into a 3D virtual character of yourself, has raised almost €1.5 million from …

Women's News

Slack Toronto Office / Dubbeldam Architecture + Design

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> Slack, the world’s fastest growing tech company in history, is a San Francisco based startup offering a …

Architecture

Calving Season: Coming of Age on a Montana Cattle Ranch

Op-Docs<p>By Nathan Reich<p>Montana’s harsh winter persists into April. That’s bleak by most metrics, but especially so if you’re a cattle rancher — the snows continue straight into calving season. When I spent a winter there to make this short film, I was astonished by the conditions: Pregnant cows …

Opinion

Amazon, Twitter on Sports Content – Bloomberg

Amazon, Twitter on Sports Content<p>Amazon, Twitter on Sports Content<p>Amazon, Twitter on Sports Content<p>2018-08-14/amazon-twitter-on-sports-content-video<p>bn<p>…

Kellyanne Conway

Flour + Water, Farmhouse Thai Headline 20th Street Block Party Food Lineup

<b>Block party eats</b><p>A major force behind SF music, Noise Pop, returns with its long-running (est. 1993) Mission neighborhood block party this Saturday, August 18.The outdoor festivities from noon to 6:30 p.m. are right on 20th Street, and on top of music from Empress Of, Jeff Rosenstock, The She’s, and …

Flavors

Monsanto Cancer Ruling Sparks Backlash Around the Globe

Glyphosate, the world's most popular herbicide, is at the center of international scrutiny after a San Francisco court on Friday decided in favor of …

Glyphosate

Bresca Is Now the Only ‘Carbon Neutral’ Fine Dining Restaurant in D.C.

Chef Ryan Ratino’s debut eatery Bresca can now say it’s got something in common with some of the top Michelin-starred eateries in the world, having just been added to a prestigious list of like-minded eateries committed to going green.<p>The freshly updated “carbon neutral” list of 18 restaurants is …

Food

Burning Man: How to score that awesome Burner outfit

Whether you can make it to the playa this year or not, you can always dress the Burning Man vibe – you know, the requisite fishnets, tutus and …

San Francisco Bay Area

Monsanto’s EPA-Manipulating Tactics Revealed in $289 Million Case

For years, DeWayne “Lee” Johnson drove a truck with a 50-gallon tank of Monsanto’s Ranger Pro pesticide mounted on top. A groundskeeper for the …

Pesticides

Apple is reportedly arguing that buildings at its headquarters are worth just $200 so that it can reduce its tax bill

Concerns over Apple's elaborate efforts to reduce its tax bill are nothing new. The company — which hit a historic $1 trillion valuation this month— was punished in 2016 for a tax deal in Ireland, which the EU said amounted to illegal state aid.<p>But a newly discovered tactic has reignited the debate …

Apple

Public open-air urinals in Paris are getting less than stellar reviews

Public open-air urinals?<p>Oh yes, they’re a real thing in Paris and they’re getting less than stellar reviews from some people who have seen them on …

Opinion

49ers officially announce signing of running back Alfred Morris

The San Francisco 49ers have officially announced the signing of former Washington Redskins and Dallas Cowboys running back Alfred Morris to a …

NFL

Hyperloop at 5: Sci-fi transport quickly becoming more sci than fi

Hyperloop has been with us for half a decade now, but it's still hard to separate the hype from the reality.<p>In the five years since Elon Musk published his open-source concept for a supersonic floating tube-train, some very real progress has been made. But promises have also been broken and the …

High-speed Rail