San Francisco Bay Area

In Case You Needed a Reminder about Why SF Pride Is the Best

<i>Editor’s Note: San Francisco goes HARD for Pride, but those of you who attended this year probably noticed that it was a little different from other</i> …

San Francisco

Taco Bell launches $600 Las Vegas weddings Aug. 7

Come Aug. 7, couples seeking a quickie Las Vegas wedding can tie the knot at a Taco Bell Cantina on The Strip.<p>The $600 fast-food wedding includes a …

Las Vegas

Midcentury time capsule in Silicon Valley asks $1.6M

The home was built in 1956 and is on the market for the first time ever<p><i>Have a nomination for a jaw-dropping listing that would make a mighty fine House of the Day? Get thee to the</i> <i>tipline</i> <i>and send us your suggestions. We'd love to see what you've got.</i><p><b>Location:</b> San Mateo, California<p><b>Price:</b> $1,648,000<p>On …

Architecture

What America Will Look Like In 2060

A new infographic from New York Times compares 3,000 counties to America’s overall demographic make-up from the 1970 to 2060.<p>We tend to think of the “cities of the future” as those that are the most forward-thinking in terms of sustainability, technology, and pioneering policies for protecting …

Santa Clara County

The Poverty Just Over the Hills From Silicon Valley

The South Coast, a 30-mile drive from Palo Alto, is facing an affordable-housing shortage that is jeopardizing its agricultural heritage.<p>On the drive up the coast from the southernmost part of Northern California’s San Mateo County, Highway 1’s two lanes are surrounded by wind-whipped seas on one …

San Mateo County

SF seeks community input to make Taylor Street corridor less 'dangerous'

<i>This story originally appeared on Hoodline.</i><p>Next week, the city is seeking community input on what traffic and environmental improvements could be made on Taylor Street between Market and Sutter to make it safer and more livable.<p>The Safer Taylor Street Project is in its very beginning stages, said …

San Francisco

Three things we learned: SF Deltas vs. FC Edmonton

San Francisco recorded its third victory of the season over FC Edmonton on Saturday night in Canada. Here are three things we learned from the game:<p><b>PABLO DYEGO WAS A FORCE OFFENSIVELY FOR SAN FRANCISCO</b><p>Dyego was a handful for the Eddies from the opening kick. He often created havoc for the home …

Soccer

Elegant Minimalism in Lisbon: Santa Clara 1728

The latest from Portuguese hoteliers (and brothers) João and Andreia Rodrigues: Santa Clara 1728, a six-room guesthouse in an 18th-century building …

Santa Clara

CBO: Senate health bill would lead to 22 million fewer insured

The Senate health care bill introduced last week would lead to 22 million fewer Americans having health insurance by 2026, while reducing the federal deficit by $321 billion, according to an analysis released Monday by the nonpartisan Congressional Budget Office.<p>The figures present a fresh …

ObamaCare

Judge in Stanford sexual-assault case faces recall over Brock Turner’s sentence

Fifty California residents have filed a petition to recall the California judge who drew national criticism for issuing a short jail sentence to Brock Turner, the former Stanford swimmer convicted of sexually assaulting an unconscious woman on campus.<p>The effort to recall Santa Clara County Superior …

Santa Clara County

Ducks appear in Noe Valley, Sacramento migrants, a pricey aide, and more

Four things to know today<p><i>Welcome to Curbed Cuts, a tri-weekly digest connecting the dots between shelter, structure, parks, transportation, and more.</i><p>An aide’s work is never done<p>Back in the presumably dark days before 2010, a San Francisco supervisor was restricted—by law—to only two aides to help …

San Francisco

San Francisco mall brawl leaves officer injured

A mall in San Francisco briefly went on lockdown after a brawl erupted Sunday, leaving one officer injured.<p>Video of the event showed officers trying to stop the fights breaking out at the mall on Sunday night. Many people were seen running from the mall, which ultimately closed early.<p>Police said …

San Francisco

Tour a Plant-Packed 500 Square Foot San Francisco Home

<b>Name:</b> Jessica Henry <b><br>Location:</b> Duboce Triangle — San Francisco, California <b><br>Size:</b> 500 square feet <b><br>Years lived in:</b> 4 years, renting<p>Jessica likes to collect …

San Francisco

Big rig spills 6,000 gallons of organic sunflower oil in Vacaville

An overturned tractor-trailer in Vacaville Monday sent some 6,000 gallons of organic sunflower oil cascading out of its busted casing and oozing down a nearby storm drain.<p>The crash, which involved no other vehicles, was reported by a passing motorist around 11:08 a.m. at the Davis Street off-ramp …

Northern California

San Jose swim coach arrested on child molestation charges

SAN JOSE — An assistant coach with a private swim club was arrested last week on charges including annoying or molesting a child, according to San …

San Jose

Marlow’s Little Sister Has All the Oysters and Champagne

Quick: How much champagne and oysters are too much?<p>If you answered, “Trick question,” congratulations. We have just the place for you.<p>Petit Marlowe …

Food

Grindr Invades Fire Island for Pride's Most Over the Top Party

On Pride weekend in New York, there's tough competition for extravagance—sickening looks, ridiculous parties, over the top statements of unbridled joy and unstoppable debauchery. Grindr, the gay hookup app that now has ambitions beyond its initial reputation, sought to play the part of unofficial …

Northern California

Burning Man Area Still Flooded: Will the Festival Relocate?

Burning Man is still two months away, but there is a chance the playa could remain flooded after a record wet, winter season. Back in March, videos …

SF Guide

Salesforce Tower: Watch a drone take off from the very top

Warning: You will get dizzy<p>Local drone enthusiasts love few things more than buzzing the sites of new buildings under construction. And no wonder—just look at the view from the air during Curbed SF’s recent visit to the incoming Transbay Transit Center.<p>For those who brave the air from the ground, …

San Francisco

Bay Area residents are flooding Sacramento. What's it really like living there?

<b>SFGATE is exploring how people's lives change after leaving the Bay Area, for better or for worse, in a new series. Today we're focusing on those who have relocated to Sacramento. We'll explore other relocation areas in future articles, so follow SFGATE for more.</b><p>“I lived in a Victorian, four blocks …

San Francisco

Here’s what $60K can buy you in Detroit right now

In this week’s Curbed Comparisons, we’re looking around to see what a solid $60,000 can buy you in the city of Detroit. We found some homes that need someone to help them out, plus a couple move-in ready homes. Is there a certain price point you’d like to see compared? Let us know in the comments …

Sonoma

John Deere quietly opens tech office in San Francisco

John Deere has quietly opened an office in San Francisco as the agriculture machinery giant looks to expand its efforts in computer vision and …

San Francisco

City's First New Park In 10 Years Unveiled In The Mission

On Friday, city officials unveiled In Chan Kaajal Park, the first new park to open in San Francisco in more than a decade.<p>Located in the Mission at …

San Francisco

Two arrested, 5 injured in Russian River beach brawl

Two teenagers were arrested and five people hospitalized when a massive weekend brawl sparked by a gang rivalry broke out at a popular Russian River beach, marring a day of fun for sunbathers who witnessed the melee, officials said.<p>Deputies from the Sonoma County Sheriff’s Office responded to Monte …

Northern California

How Would San Francisco Develop Under An Open Market?

<i>San Francisco, CA—</i>When it comes to housing, the Bay Area is a pillar of market distortion. People gravitate to the metro because it is among America’s top economies. But their settlement patterns are hardly organic once they arrive. Instead, various municipalities—particularly on the …

Marin County

Man wounded in East Oakland shooting

OAKLAND — A man was shot Sunday afternoon in East Oakland after getting into an argument with another man, police said Monday.<p>The victim was wounded …

Oakland

Terrorism fears will close half of Golden Gate Bridge for marathon

Car attacks in Europe worry bridge honchos<p>In a unanimous decision, the board of the Golden Gate Bridge’s Board of Directors voted on Friday to close the northbound lanes of the span from 6 a.m. to 9 a.m. during the San Francisco Marathon July 23 for fear of terrorism.<p>While it’ll be a relatively …

San Francisco

"13 Reasons Why" Cast Members Marched at San Francisco Pride Together

They even got to ride an awesome float.<p>On Sunday, LGBTQ people and allies marched in Pride parades to celebrate and support the LGBTQ community. Cast members from <i>13 Reasons Why</i>, a show that features a diverse cast, were no exception. Some of the show's actors together rode Netflix's float at the …

San Francisco

Everything you need to know about Prime Now, Amazon's delivery service that gets your orders to you in under 2 hours

<i>The</i> <i>Insider Picks</i> <i>team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships, so we get a share of the revenue from your purchase.</i><p>Online shopping lets you have the convenience of skipping the trip to the store for the slight inconvenience of having to wait longer for …

Amazon

One tiny detail at companies like SpaceX, Google, and Airbnb speaks volumes about their culture

Two weeks ago, in an act of somewhat desperate symbolism, Uber board member Arianna Huffington announced that the ride-sharing service was renaming its “War Room” the “Peace Room” as part of a broader effort to reform its tarnished image. Name swaps alone won’t help Uber recover from allegations of …

San Francisco