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Sarah Medina

2014 Hot 20: Sophia Amoruso, the Girl Boss

Founder and CEO, Nasty Gal / age 30

Weekend Guide: America's Great 'Hood, Chuck Palahniuk, House Tours, & More

From a breakdancing competition to dinner in America's greatest 'hood, you have a busy weekend ahead of you. 

The Perfect Romantic Getaway to Maui's Revamped Hotel Wailea

My first trip to Hawaii didn't start off so well. I had only just arrived at the newly renovated Hotel Wailea, changed into a bikini and stretched out poolside, revitalizing cocktail in hand and long-distance boyfriend at my side, when it started to rain. And not just rain; it poured. The locals say that foreigners always bring the bad weather with them — coming from foggy San Francisco, I couldn't deny it — but what the hotel should tell travelers is that once you see their romantic suites (and steamy shower made for two), you won't mind a little time indoors.

We Wanna Be Friends With Local Artist Michael McConnell

Michigan-born artist Michael McConnell may have gotten his love for furry animals from the long days he spent watching squirrels out the front window of his childhood home.

Property Porn: A Sonoma Farmhouse Along Nathanson Creek for $3M

Resting on nearly one-half acre of prime Wine Country land along scenic Nathanson Creek, this Sonoma farmhouse hosts hardwood floors, coffered cielings, a stacked bluestone fireplace, a covered porch, and other luxury ammenities you just don't see in jam-packed San Francisco. 

Five Legendary Local Musicians Trade the Stage for the Vineyard

We taste test five local musicians’ private wine labels. Are their grapes as good as their tunes? 

A Taste of the Mediterranean in Oakland's Grand Lake via Shakewell

Two Top Chef alums serve up bold Spanish-inspired tapas at Shakewell in Oakland’s bustling Grand Lake neighborhood.

Winter Hair Tips From Celebrity Stylist Jon Reyman of Spoke & Weal

Walking out of Russian Hill salon Spoke & Weal last weekend, I felt glamorous and refreshed—like I had just converted to a new religion. Not only did I have my hair dry cut for the first time, I had also been instructed to stop conditioning my hair—forever. Weird, right? 

Weekend Guide: Culture Collide, Dance Marathon, Litquake's Quinceañera, & More

Don't let this be another weekend you sit around watching Netflix. 

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