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Black Girls Matter: San Francisco Nonprofit Teaches Girls to Code

Last year, Google took the first step in admitting to the world Silicon Valley’s biggest problem: if you weren’t a white guy, you didn’t belong in tech. Though Google’s lack of diversity wasn’t a shock for anyone, it confirmed exactly what minority and women advocates have been arguing for years. 

Spring Road Trip: Hiking and Waterfalls in Portland

Longer daylight hours have us dreaming of packing the car, tuning up a few playlists, and hitting Highway 1. Join us and make your way to Portland, Oregon, where in between all the food carts and awesome craft beer, you can check out the natural beauty that the city and the Columbia River Gorge have on tap. Just be sure to pack your camera — this is one for the books.

The 10 Best San Francisco Beer Bars, Ranked

Taps handles at Amsterdam Cafe

Great beer bars have a lot in common: an excellent selection of reasonably priced craft beer, accessible and knowledgeable staff, the real possibility of a place to sit, a sound level that invites conversation, and the availability of decent food.

From Hypnotherapy to Crystal Therapy, the Best of Bay Area Wellness

Go beyond facials and massages with a series of wellness treatments. Let Chinese medicine, chiropractics, juice cleanses, and, yes, even colonics take you to the next level of beauty.

The 2015 Big Cheap: 100 Things to Do in SF Under $20

From buying a home to grabbing a bite on Valencia, it seems almost impossible to find anything in the city these days that won't put a critical wound in your wallet. Which why we've come up with 100 things to do in San Francisco for under $20. 

Rise, Fernet: The Amaro Goes Gourmet in Local Cocktails

Fernet Cocktails

San Francisco is drunk on fernet, and many of us have decided to give it up for good. Like Burning Man or bone broth, there's no quicker way to lose your taste for something than to be oversaturated with the evangelizing of others. But please, take a moment and set aside any bitter memories resulting from having had one too many (ok, five too many) at R Bar. Like other controversial statement items that are enjoying a resurgence (hello mustaches and high-waisted jeans), fernet is having a moment in the sun—and for good reason.

Get Out! The Ultimate Guide to Bay Area Neighborhoods

Everything you need to know about eating, drinking, shopping, lounging, biking, hiking, and more in San Francisco, Oakland, and beyond.

Inside the Instagram-Worthy House of General Store Founder Serena Mitnik-Miller

Casting a sense of warmth—not mere coziness—Serena Mitnik-Miller’s aesthetic comes from careful crafting of personal comforts and emotional fulfillment rather than sheer visual appeal. Though clean and simple, her newly purchased home exudes an undoubtedly artistic vibe that is as charming as General Store, Mitnik-Miller's noted local boutique.

Ultimate Weekend Hike: 360° Views from Atop Angel Island

The top of Angel Island’s Mt. Livermore provides one of the Bay Area’s most spectacular and least crowded viewpoints.  The only access to this centrally located vista rising 788 feet above San Francisco Bay is by ferry and foot, ensuring that only those willing to make the effort get to enjoy it.

5 Hot Bakeries in Wine Country

Wild Flour Bread

Crusty breads, sugar-kissed pastries, frosted cakes, gooey eclairs, and cookies galore—these carb coma-inducing treats are always the best from a top-notch bakery. Here are some favorite finds in unexpected places in Wine Country.

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