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Barbara Boxer during the 2010 campaign
1/8/2015

  Ending weeks of speculation, California Senator Barbara Boxer announced that her fourth term would be her last.... More»

Closing ceremony at the 2012 Olympics.
1/6/2015

  Former San Francisco Supervisor Chris Daly is many things, but coy about his opinions is not one of them. So when he put Mayor Ed Lee and... More»

Pictured: The fire-belching snail car made from a VW that the Oakland mayor like
1/6/2015

  The most important question about Oakland’s new mayor, Libby Schaaf, isn’t what she plans to do about policing. It isn't about... More»

Mark Zuckerberg
1/5/2015

  Attention, San Francisco. Your neighbor Mark Z.—you know, the white guy who lives in the Mission and works in tech? Wears a lot of... More»

Uber CEO Travis Kalanick
12/24/2014

  Prosecutors in Seoul, South Korea gave an early Christmas present to beleaguered cabbies—an indictment of Uber and its CEO Travis... More»

Stanford surgical residents take to the medical school's lawn.
12/24/2014

  One day last September, about 30 of Stanford Medicine’s surgical residents ditched the hospital to go play games on... More»

body hacking
12/23/2014

  As it turns out, the fully optimized human looks, sounds, and acts a lot like the regular old human: gray hoodie, blue jeans... More»

The inner Sunset District.
12/22/2014

  Buying a home in the Sunset District is more competitive than finding a parking spot near Rainbow Grocery. It’s more competitive than... More»

Deborah Cohan, MD, MPH
12/18/2014

  After my Stage 2 breast cancer diagnosis, people kept asking what they could do to help. In general, my needs were met... More»

12/18/2014

  I worked for about a year after my lung cancer diagnosis, finishing my training, operating, and seeing patients a bazillion... More»