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Report: Black Commuters 6 Times More Likely to Be Cited by BART Police for Consuming Food, Drinks

Report: Black Commuters 6 Times More Likely to Be Cited by BART Police for Consuming Food, Drinks

Earlier this month, Steve Foster of Concord, Calif., made headlines when he was detained by BART police for—wait for it—“illegally eating.”Read more...
The Bay Area Is Skipping Dungeness Crab This Thanksgiving to Protect the Whales

The Bay Area Is Skipping Dungeness Crab This Thanksgiving to Protect the Whales

The season for stuffing our faces has arrived, but one item will notably not be on the table this Thanksgiving. In California’s Bay Area, commercial crabbers won’t be bringing in any Dungeness crab—a
A Silicon Valley recruiting startup is offering tech workers $10,000 to leave the Bay Area

A Silicon Valley recruiting startup is offering tech workers $10,000 to leave the Bay Area

The rising cost of living in Silicon Valley is prompting alternative solutions.
2 Homeless Moms Just Moved Into an Investor-Owned Property to Highlight Oakland's Rent Crisis

2 Homeless Moms Just Moved Into an Investor-Owned Property to Highlight Oakland's Rent Crisis

The home is owned by a company that buys and flips distressed properties.

Lyft now offers public transit directions in the Bay Area

Lyft's public transit directions are available on the company's home turf. Its app now includes routes, schedules and trip planning for public transportation in the San Francisco Bay Area, giving you
Facebook pledges $1 billion to fight housing crisis it helped create

Facebook pledges $1 billion to fight housing crisis it helped create

The investment, which will be made over the next decade, aims to produce 20,000 housing units. The post appeared first on The Daily Dot.

Raymond Grinsell’s 5 Bay Area Neighborhoods to Watch in 2020

With an increasing number of tech startups going public thousands more Silicon Valley jobs will be created, resulting in a higher demand for area housing. These housing booms saw property values rise

Always Meet Your Heroes

In the past year or so, I’ve found great pleasure in being able to share some amazing stories of people and their cars. Each and every one of them have been unique in their own sense, whether it be a
Hordes of tarantulas are crawling across San Francisco right now (so, good luck sleeping tonight)

Hordes of tarantulas are crawling across San Francisco right now (so, good luck sleeping tonight)

If you have a natural aversion to spiders, you might want to steer clear of the San Francisco Bay Area for at least the next few days. Reports indicate that tarantula activity has spiked in parts of
Photos: Bay Day, an unofficial holiday to enjoy all that the San Francisco Bay has to offer

Photos: Bay Day, an unofficial holiday to enjoy all that the San Francisco Bay has to offer

Save the Bay and IBM put together an annual celebration of the San Francisco Bay on Saturday with restoration projects, shoreline clean-ups, catamaran sailing and wetland tours with environmental
Ola’s electric mobility dreams get real

Ola’s electric mobility dreams get real

The ride hailing giant is trying to revolutionize electric vehicles in India by building out a whole ecosystem, not just cars.
Richmond police chief resigns after no confidence vote

Richmond police chief resigns after no confidence vote

"He accepted a noble and difficult assignment and he did it with grace."
Video: Watch ‘American Idol’ contestants’ performance in San Jose

Video: Watch ‘American Idol’ contestants’ performance in San Jose

Hundreds of “American Idol” aspirants waited in a long lines at the San Jose McEnery Convention Center to prove that they’ve got the pipes to rock the record charts.
"Mysterious medallions" popping up on Bay Area sidewalks

"Mysterious medallions" popping up on Bay Area sidewalks

There's a Happy Mutant reality hacker on the loose in Berkeley, California... affixing "mysterious medallions" on the city's sidewalks. Berkeleyside reports: There is a person out there with a sly
‘This is Your Life in Silicon Valley’: The League founder and CEO Amanda Bradford on modern dating, and whether Bumble is a ‘real’ startup

‘This is Your Life in Silicon Valley’: The League founder and CEO Amanda Bradford on modern dating, and whether Bumble is a ‘real’ startup

This edition features Amanda Bradford - Founder/CEO of The League. Amanda talks about modern dating, its limitations, why 'The League' will win, and her candid perspective on other dating startups...

Inside Impeccable Inc: Car Week Is Coming

It’s that time of year again in California. The time of year when a hot sun bakes into rubber-scarred tarmac, where the scent of fresh-spent fuel lingers in the air, the echoing of hundreds of

BMWs, Beers & The Bay

His initial intent was to provide an opportunity for like-minded Neue Klasse enthusiasts to show off their cars, trade some parts, and ultimately enjoy a beautiful summer day by the water. Although my

A Day in the Life of Melanie Abrantes

Photo by Nicole Morrison What do a standard wine stopper, the bulletin board in your local post office, and Bay Area–based creative Melanie Abrantes‘s shapely hand-turned bud vases have in common?

Final Impressions At Sonoma Speed Festival

Every year, Sonoma Raceway hosts a few events primarily based around the same demographic of cars as the recent – and very first – Sonoma Speed Festival, or maybe a slightly stricter bias towards