San Francisco Bay Area

5 trips every wine lover should take

There's nothing quite as enchanting as a vacation in one of the world's great wine regions, where stunningly beautiful vineyards serve as the perfect backdrop for tasting some of the best vintages available.<p>And while more and more wine destinations seem to sprout up every year, some places will …

Sonoma County

Pair of coyotes spotted in Haight-area park in San Francisco

Wild coyotes are not a particularly rare sight in San Francisco these days.<p>Although the precise population is unknown, officials estimate that there are "dozens" of these coyotes running around the parks and Presidio area.<p>Two such wild coyotes were spotted roaming around Buena Vista Park in San …

San Francisco

A Timeless San Francisco Wedding at the Ferry Building | Brides

While a guest might go to a wedding hoping to meet someone, it’s not usually too high on a wedding planner’s radar. But in 2010, San Francisco wedding planner Stacy McCain had become close friends with her clients, and during their wedding, a guest of the couple told the planner that she had the …

Weddings

Sinkhole closes one lane of Hwy. 13 in Oakland

A sinkhole opened up on Highway 13 in Oakland on Monday morning, prompting officials to close one southbound lane of the freeway during the busy morning commute.<p>The 5-foot-wide hole opened up on the highway around 5:20 a.m. just north of Broadway Terrace, California Highway Patrol officials …

Oakland

Some Uber drivers have been sleeping in their cars because they can't afford to live in the cities they work in

Uber drivers in the US are commuting hours away from their home to more lucrative cities and sleeping in public spaces in an effort to maximise their earnings, a new report from Bloomberg says.<p>One driver commutes 90 miles from Sacramento every Monday morning at 4 am and sleeps in a supermarket car …

San Francisco

Why a 300-person San Francisco startup doesn't offer anyone a job until they've undergone a 'trial week'

Some people are just naturally good at selling themselves.<p>But, as any disappointed hiring manager can tell you, candidates who rock job interviews don't necessarily always go on to become stellar employees.<p>That's a problem the folks at web-hosting service Weebly had in mind when they began hiring …

San Francisco

Review: BMW’s New 5-Series Doesn’t Have Blockbuster Tech, Might Not Need It

When I arrived in San Francisco to drive the new 2017 BMW 5-Series, the region was in the midst of epic, drought-ending rainfall — more than a foot …

Napa Valley

Samsung will keep using the Galaxy Note brand

The Note 7 fiasco wasn't enough of a showstopper to prompt a name change.<p>Engadget Job Board<p>Marketing / SEO Coordinator at Soundsnap Soundsnap - Brooklyn, NY, United States<p>Digital Growth Manager at Wealthsimple Wealthsimple - New York, NY, United States<p>Director of Engineering at Shopkick Shopkick - …

Samsung

What Really Happens In Facebook's Tiny Conference Room?

<i>Tech companies are known for having offices that challenge the white-walled cubicle norm. You've heard about the cafeterias with free food galore, but what about the streamer-decorated corners created for photo ops and spaces for building Lego kingdoms? In this recurring series, we'll take you</i> …

San Mateo County

Zaza Pachulia says hard foul on Russell Westbrook was ‘payback’

MIAMI — During a radio interview Monday, Warriors center Zaza Pachulia explained why he stood over Russell Westbrook after a hard foul on the Oklahoma City guard last week.<p>“I didn’t mention where everything started, and maybe that’s my fault not to make it clear that I didn’t start that …

Oakland

Improbable, a U.K. startup that helps devs build massive simulated worlds, to open first U.S. hub in San Francisco

Improbable, a U.K. startup that makes it easier for developers to build massive simulated worlds, has announced it’s opening its first base in the U.S., with a division opening in downtown San Francisco in February.<p>The new hub will serve as the cornerstone for a significant expansion program from …

San Francisco

Stand on the right! And on the left! San Francisco train bosses challenge long-established escalator etiquette

It is a truth universally acknowledged that if you’re using an escalator on public transport then you stand on one side and walk on the other. In some destinations (Australia, Singapore) those who want to peruse their social media posts and/or burn fewer calories stay in the left lane as they …

San Francisco

Sprint buys a 33 percent stake in Tidal's music service

You'll have to subscribe to the carrier to listen to certain exclusives.<p>Engadget Job Board<p>Digital Growth Manager at Wealthsimple Wealthsimple - New York, NY, United States<p>Sr. Manager, Mobile Publishing at WB Games San Francisco WB Games San Francisco - San Francisco, CA, United States<p>Associate …

San Mateo County

Is 1946 the best-ever year to be born?

At age 70, Donald Trump is the oldest president ever to take office, but in another way, he's a familiar figure. His inauguration will mark the first time we've ever had three presidents born in the same year.<p>Trump, George W. Bush and Bill Clinton were all born between June and August 1946, a …

Oakland

Gorgeous Spanish Colonial style renovation in San Francisco

This 1930s Spanish Colonial style abode is the dream home of designer Maria Haidamus, owner of <b>Maria Haidamus Interiors</b>. Located in San Francisco, …

San Francisco

Architectural Minimal Fragments at San Francisco Photofairs

For the first edition of San Francisco Photofairs , from January 27 to 29 2017, photographer Lea Jessen will exhibit a part of her work. Lea Jessen …

San Francisco

California Farmers Transform Trade at Oakland Port

Farm exports are now 53 percent of total exports from the port. Asia is gobbling up California products.

Oakland

SEC probes Yahoo's response to billion-user hack

Regulators will look into if the two year delay before announcing misled investors.<p>Engadget Job Board<p>Digital Growth Manager at Wealthsimple Wealthsimple - New York, NY, United States<p>Sr. Manager, Mobile Publishing at WB Games San Francisco WB Games San Francisco - San Francisco, CA, United …

San Mateo County

Appliance Repairs Service San Jose CA

Be it a Washing machine, Tumble Dryer, Electric Cooktops, Refrigerator or any other electrical equipment, it forms an important element of everyday …

San Jose

'Hit the Lights' on this ambulance-turned-Metallica party van for sale in Calif.

A vintage 1970s fire department ambulance got a rocking second life thanks to Todd Evans, a Metallica fan living in San Diego.<p>A 1974 Chevrolet G10 van once fitted with medical capabilities and first aid items, the vehicle — dubbed "Hit the Lights" after the 1983 Metallica song of the same name — …

Oakland

18-Year-Old Shot To Death In Oceanview Homicide

An 18-year-old man was killed in broad daylight at Plymouth and Broad streets in Oceanview on Friday afternoon, in what police are calling a homicide.<p>…

San Francisco

Second-place Sharks aiming for better effort vs. Avalanche (Jan 23, 2017)

The San Jose Sharks had a surprising tough time putting away the worst team in the NHL at home on Saturday night.<p>They get a chance for a more …

San Jose

Fillmore & Duboce, Church & Duboce Get Soft-Hit Posts To Prevent Illegal Turns

The SFMTA has installed new soft-hit posts where Duboce Avenue intersects with both Fillmore and Church streets, with the goal of preventing drivers …

San Francisco

Nob Hill's Contraband Coffee Launches Second Location In SoMa

Last week, popular Nob Hill cafe Contraband Coffee opened its second location in SoMa, on the ground floor of the Mosso Apartments at 5th and …

San Francisco

Bay Area hikes that are even better after the rain

Many of the region's best waterfall hikes haven't been much to look at the past few drought-ridden years. But that's changed in a big way recently.<p>Waterfall lovers are in heaven right now. All over the Bay Area and beyond, Northern California's prettiest cataracts are roaring, creating great hikes …

SF Guide

52 Incredible Photos From the San Francisco Women's March

San Francisco was feeling the lady love on Saturday as an estimated 100,000 people marched from Civic Center to the Embarcadero for the Women's …

Northern California

Scenes From The San Francisco Women's March

San Francisco was one of more than 260 cities all over the world to hold marches yesterday in honor of women's rights (and against President Donald …

San Francisco

Massive seas of humanity move in these Women's March timelapses

Here's another reminder that the turnout for the hundreds of Women's Marches across the globe Saturday was YUGE.<p>From San Francisco to D.C. to Madison, Wisconsin, throngs of supporters packed streets and parks, a massive show of unity in the wake of the inauguration of Donald Trump as the nation's …

San Francisco

Bluegogo is a dockless bike sharing system that launches in San Francisco today

Why it matters to you<p>The dockless feature of bluegogo means the ultimate in convenience, as you can simply look for the nearest bike, rather than the …

San Francisco

Anti-abortion protesters in San Francisco 'thanking God' for Donald Trump

Anti-abortion demonstrators marched through downtown San Francisco in an annual event Saturday that coincided with the women's march in opposition to President Trump. Organizers said they coordinated so the two events occurred at different times of the day.<p>Thousands converged at the plaza outside …

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