Local

Keep an eye out when on foot in San Francisco

In January, this column suggested a New Year’s resolution that everybody who traverses San Francisco’s streets – drivers, bicyclists and pedestrians alike – be more ...

A temporary bus station, with palm trees

All will be dismantled once the new Transbay Transit Center opens in 2017. [...] savor pop-up urbanism at its best.

Manhattanization revisited

There were people sitting all over the terrace, on cushions and benches, basking like cats in the spring sunshine in the heart of the city. ...

Two defendants indicted with Raymond ‘Shrimp Boy’ Chow are granted bail

by Bay City News An Oakland woman described by prosecutors as a “close associate” of Raymond “Shrimp Boy” Chow was granted release on $250,000 bail ...

San Bruno man accused of setting off firework in AT&T Park pleads not guilty

by Rob Nagle The San Bruno man arrested for setting off a firework in AT&T Park on Wednesday pleaded not guilty to the charges on ...

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Technology

Drone Shoots Epic Footage of SpaceX Rocket Launch and Controlled Landing

Elon Musk’s space-faring company SpaceX has released the first test footage of its Falcon 9 Reusable (F9R) taking off, and making a controlled landing at ...

Nike Layoffs Add Fuel to Apple iWatch Rumors

Layoffs at Nike’s FuelBand unit took many by surprise when the news broke Friday, a move that has further fueled speculation that Apple may be ...

5 Can't-Miss Apps: Solar Walk for Android and More

Between Google revealing more details about its modular smartphones and all the cool tech coming out of the New York International Auto Show, you may ...

Turn the Family Car Into a Connected Fleet Vehicle

Drivers often approach the idea of connected cars along the lines of a one-to-one ratio: one driver to one car linked by a data-gathering and ...

8 Modern Gadgets That Look Like They Macarena'd Out of the '90s

The dream of the ’90s is alive in modern technology The decade, which left its mark in the form of absurdly colorful outfits and zany ...

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Money

Before and After Easter, Americans Lose Their Taste for Lamb

The American appetite for lamb has dropped over the decades

Patagonia Dreaming: Kris Tompkins Works to Build the Best National Park

The former Patagonia CEO and her environmentalist husband Doug aim to build the world’s best new national park in a remote corner of South America

Gillette's New Razor Could Overturn Its 100-Year-Old Business Model

The ProGlide FlexBall will not use new proprietary blades, perhaps due to pressure from cheap razor subscription services

The Secret World Of Gold

In light of the Chinese demand we discussed earlier, the ongoing manipulation of ‘rigged’ markets everywhere, and rising geopolitical tensions (as the de-escalation continues), we ...

The 5 Faces Of Income Inequality

Submitted by Lance Roberts of STA Wealth Management, Since Easter is a time of family, compassion, forgiveness and resurrection, I thought this would be a ...

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Living

Third U.S. Mumps Outbreak This Year Happens In New Jersey

This week, New Jersey joined New York and Ohio as the third U.S. location to have a mumps outbreak this year—and it probably won’t be ...

3 Unexpected Ways to Find Your Life Purpose

Do you feel lost or as if something is missing in your life? Maybe you want to make a bigger difference in the world than ...

Writing The Wicked Ways Of The 'Worst. Person. Ever.'

Raymond Gunt is profane, rude, heartless and truly the Worst. Person. Ever. Author Douglas Coupland says he’s not exactly sure how the character, with no ...

Easter 2014: Starbucks, McDonald’s, Burger King, Dunkin’ Donuts, KFC, Subway, Domino’s, Pizza Hut, Taco Bell Open, Closed?

The post Easter 2014: Starbucks, McDonald’s, Burger King, Dunkin’ Donuts, KFC, Subway, Domino’s, Pizza Hut, Taco Bell Open, Closed? by Jack Phillips, Epoch Times appeared ...

Easter 2014 Restaurants: Denny’s, Applebee’s, Golden Corral, Cracker Barrel, Olive Garden, Red Lobster, Chili’s, TGI Friday’s Open, Closed?

The post Easter 2014 Restaurants: Denny’s, Applebee’s, Golden Corral, Cracker Barrel, Olive Garden, Red Lobster, Chili’s, TGI Friday’s Open, Closed? by Jack Phillips, Epoch Times ...

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Sports

Santa Cruz Warriors fall to Vipers in Game 2

The Rio Grande Valley Vipers topped the Santa Cruz Warriors 136-113 in Game 2 of the D-League playoffs Saturday night.

Don't make Sandoval the scapegoat for Giants' team-wide funk

Pablo Sandoval’s .171 batting average is no way to begin a contract year, but his hitting woes are symptomatic of a team-wide slump.

Clippers' Griffin douses Warriors fan after fouling out

The Warriors went on an 8-0 streak when Blake Griffin fouled out of Game 1, and there was nothing the star could to do douse ...

Rewind: Jackson, Warriors make rousing opening statement

If the Warriors playoff run decides whether or not Mark Jackson will keep his job, he just made a powerful statement on Saturday.

Instant Replay: Giants squander stellar outing by Hudson

Tim Hudson had another stellar outing for the Giants allowing just two runs over seven innings, but again the offense came up empty.

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Entertainment

Kate's Royal Tour Style Gets the Thumbs Up Down Under

The Duchess of Cambridge’s wardrobe choices are earning high marks from experts

8 Photos of Amazing Record Collections Around the World for Record Store Day

Eilon Paz’s book Dust & Grooves showcases 250 record collections across the globe

Lee Brice Shares His Own Wedding Footage In Video for 'I Don't Dance'

Drake Accuses Jay Z of 'Eating a Fondue Plate' During NBA Playoffs

Drake took a little dig at Jay Z while providing commentary during Saturday’s NBA playoff game between the Brooklyn Nets and the Toronto Raptors “This ...

Report: Gwen Stefani to Join 'The Voice'

Gwen Stefani is set to join the coaches’ panel on The Voice Us Weekly reports A source confirmed to the magazine that the No Doubt singer ...

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The Mix

Car Fire In Lion Enclosure: Family's Terror

A woman and two children are forced to abandon their car as it bursts into flames inside Longleat Safari Park’s lion enclosure.

Runaway Rhea Chris 'May Never Be Caught'

Video shows the elusive ostrich-like bird hurtling across a field, as people are warned not to approach the giant-clawed animal.

4 Random Plots TV Is About to Recycle the Hell Out Of

By Amanda Mannen  Published: April 19th, 2014  As we’ve pointed out before, it’s not uncommon for different people in the entertainment industry to come up ...

The 4 Most Underrated Feelings in the World

By Felix Clay  Published: April 19th, 2014  How are you today? Feeling good? Happy? If you answered yes, statistically you’re a liar. Only 1 in ...

'Toblerone-Armed Hijacker' In Hong Kong Court

The Finnish man wrapped economy class blankets round his head and wielded the chocolate bar “like a sword”, a court hears.

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Politics

FLOTUS speech draws complaints

Her speech at a Kansas graduation may limit the number of seats allotted to each graduate.

Keystone punt: Some Dems in hot seat

Some, like Colorado Sen. Mark Udall, have yet to take a firm stance on the pipeline.

Opinion: We're coming for you, Boehner

I’ve been a GOP insurgent for 50 years. And I’m not done yet.

The highs and lows of legal pot

Colorado’s legal marijuana industry is growing, but some of the business owners face challenges.

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Opinion

Ron Paul and Pat Buchanan With Charles Goyette: What a Show!

Nevada and Ukraine are on the menu when Ron Paul and Pat Buchanan join Charles Goyette in this week’s podcast. What a great double-header!  First ...

Sen. Reid Ups Threats Against Bundy Ranch Protestors, Calling Them 'Domestic Terrorists'

United States Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-NV) is upping his threats against the protestors at the Bundy ranch. Following his ominous declaration on Monday ...

Ron Paul on 'The Independents' — But Why The Blindside?

RPI Chairman Ron Paul appeared on the Fox Business program “The Independents” last night to discuss the recent standoff between a Nevada rancher and the ...

Judge Napolitano: Bundy Ranch Protestors’ Line in the Sand Stops Thieving Feds

Judge Andrew Napolitano, speaking Monday with Stuart Varney on Fox Business, explains the significance of the United States government backing off its raid of the ...

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