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Secret Recipe: Juhu Beach Club's Masala Chai Tea

There's something about masala chai that just warms our hearts, and we can't think of a better blend than the spiced goodness being served at Oakland's Juhu Beach Club. Now you can get the same feeling at home with the JBC official recipe. Feel free to add bourbon or dark rum for a holiday treat!

2015 Hot 20: El Niño, the Storm We’ve All Heard About

Prepare your umbrellas: El Niño (you know, the storm of epic proportions that we’ve been hearing about all summer and fall) is gaining strength in the Pacific and rain is supposedly going to hit California relentlessly from January through March, and possibly even into May. Whoa.

Secret Recipe: Locanda's Duck Fat-Fried Latkes with Quince Conserva

With Hanukkah right around the corner, it's time for Jews and gentiles alike to partake in the holiday tradition of devouring latkes. We're partial to the perfectly crispy-on-the-outside-pillowy-on-the-inside version fried up by Locanda chef Craig Stoll. Enjoy them at home surrounded by family and friends ... or all alone with Netflix, we're not judging. 

2015 Hot 20: Stephen Curry, the Next Michael Jordan?

Stephen Curry, 27,  just might be the greatest basketball player of all time, or at least he’s on his way. The Ohio-born point guard who stands at only 6-foot-3-inches and 190 pounds, led the Golden State Warriors to their first NBA Championship in 40 years last spring, while simultaneously winning over Bay Area hearts with his wholesome character and adorable family.

The Old Bay Bridge Will Be Blown up This Weekend

In what will likely be the coolest Instagram video you've ever shot, a part of the old Bay Bridge is being demolished this weekend. 

The Adventurer's Guide to Oahu, Hawaii

There are two kinds of vacationers: those who lounge on the beach and those who hang out the sides of helicopters. 

Tesla Model S Update Comes Equipped With Autopilot Mode

Move over Google, Tesla is one step closer to bringing driverless cars to an intersection near you. 

San Francisco’s New Mission Movie Theater Opens Just in Time for Star Wars

The newly-restored New Mission Theater will flicker to life this December, just in time for Star Wars

The Cognoscente: Inside the Abstract Life of Painter Stevan Shapona

Stevan Shapona, 59, is one of the last remaining artists from San Francisco's fabled golden age. Born and raised in the Bay Area, Shapona worked alongside his father as a sign painter for decades—touching up the awnings of the St. Francis hotel among other local icons—before pursuing art full time.

Uber Tries Its Luck in the Overcrowded On-Demand Delivery Sector

It seems dominating the ride-sharing industry just isn't enough for local tech giant, Uber. Now they're going after Postmates, too. 

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