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5/19/2019

  It was 1978, and Harvey Milk was looking for a powerful symbol to celebrate the burgeoning LGBTQ movement—an emblem... More»

5/15/2019

  Call downstairs. Order snacks and toiletries. Wait five minutes. Greet robot at door to retrieve items from a storage compartment in its head... More»

5/14/2019

  A trip to the hospital for a trauma is difficult enough—sterile white surroundings and glaring overhead lights only... More»

5/8/2019

  With his newly released book, Zucked: Waking Up to the Facebook Catastrophe ($28, Penguin Press), Roger McNamee—the venture... More»

5/1/2019

  Ever since the French graffiti tagger-turned-globe-trotting street artist JR started pasting black-and-white photographs on... More»

4/26/2019

  Northern California has long been a mecca for psychonauts seeking higher consciousness via the wonders of modern chemistry,... More»

4/26/2019

  San Francisco adults love nothing more than to dress up in costumes— witness the popularity of Burning Man, the... More»

4/19/2019

  The high-tech industry was born in a Palo Alto garage in 1939. North Beach spawned the anti-materialist beatniks in the... More»

4/18/2019

  You essentially swapped jobs with your predecessor. How does your vision for the Museums differ? Max Hollein accomplished a... More»

3/29/2019

  In the 30 years since San Francisco philanthropists Richard and Rhoda Goldman founded the Goldman Environmental Prize (or... More»

3/20/2019

  Florie Hutchinson is an icon for the digital age. First she took on the red stiletto emoji by proposing the more inclusive,... More»

3/19/2019

  A fully furnished penthouse hitting the market this spring at Jay Paul Company’s ... More»