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4/2/2012

Humphry Slocombe sells fantastic ice cream. The marketing smarts of Sean Vahey and the culinary brilliance of Jake Godby, a former Coi... More»

4/2/2012

Clint Eastwood did it in a 1979 film; MythBusters deemed it logistically possible in 2003; and now, Lost creator J.J. Abrams is giving the concept... More»

4/2/2012

Perhaps, though, with a new onslaught of girly swagger flowing from the likes of Kreayshawn, Thee Satisfaction, and Azaelia Banks (just to name a few), the... More»

3/30/2012

An MC waves his hands in Indio Valley, and it rains concerts in the Bay Area. That’s because performers at the West Coast’s premier music... More»

3/30/2012

The 55th San Francisco International Film Festival soon will be upon us, and an early survey of the lineup gives the usual giddy anticipation: Too. Much.... More»

3/30/2012

DIY disrupters and Silicon Valley entrepreneurs aren’t the only ones shaking up Bay Area education [see our April feature “The New, (Hopefully)... More»

3/28/2012

San Francisco—a boom and bust town from its inception— has a history of hard-partying moments interspersed by calmer, self-reflective intervals... More»

3/27/2012

FLEX ACADEMY WHAT IT IS: A computer-based chain of charter high schools that get kids out of the house and into an... More»

3/27/2012

QUANTUMCAMP WHAT IT IS: A rigorous but creative math and science program in Berkeley and Mountain View offering an... More»

3/27/2012

BRIGHTWORKS   WHAT IT IS: A seven-month-old institute of decidedly nonacademic learning, where kids spend the day... More»

3/27/2012

HIDDEN IN AN OLD MAYONNAISE FACTORY IN THE mission, Brightworks school is a colorful affront to pedagogical convention. The cavernous, free... More»

3/23/2012

Oakland on the Rise: In a city riddled... More»