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Warriors' Harrison Barnes Plays Pick-up Ball in Oakland

While many of the Warriors were caught poppin' bottles of Moët and sippin' Patron after winning the NBA title, forward Harrison Barnes took his celebration to the streets of Oakland. 

Where to Plop Poolside in San Francisco

From swanky indoor pools, to heated saltwater baths, here's where to get your swim on in SF.

Mark Zuckerberg Donates $5 Million to Help California's Dreamers

Boy wonder and Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg has decided to give back to California's large community of undocumented students seeking a college education. 

East Bay Gems Hidden Inside Pixar Movies

If you said you hated Pixar movies, you'd be lying. In honor of the Emeryville-based animation studio's newest film, Inside Out, which takes place in San Francisco—maybe you've seen some of their cheeky ads on BART— we rounded up all the hidden East Bay references we could find in past movies. Time for a Pixar marathon, no? 

Uber Drivers Are Employees, Not Contractors, According to New Ruling

According to a ruling by the California Labor Commission, Uber drivers are employees, not contract workers. The distinction could have serious consequences for San Francisco's booming share economy. 

Starbucks to Close All 23 La Boulange Locations by September

Enjoying a supersized latte and a bright pink macaron at one of San Francisco's many La Boulange locations will now be a thing of the past.  

Foodie Agenda: CREAM in Oakland & Pliny the Elder Dessert

We're all about ice cream this week. And the weather is cooperating. 

"Finding Shelter" Kickstarter Photographs SF's Abandoned Animals

Prepare to have your heart strings pulled by this intimate look into the lives of shelter animals and the volunteers who care for them. 

Dine Al Fresco at These Lounge-Worthy East Bay Spots

On the nights when you're getting blown away in San Francisco, or chilled to the bone by Karl the Fog, head to the East Bay for a warmer dining experience. 

Inside Oakland's White Horse Inn, the Oldest LGBT Watering Hole in the US

Standing inconspicuously at the corner of 66th and Telegraph in Oakland, White Horse Inn is allegedly the oldest continuously operating LGBT bar in the US - but you'd never know it if you were just passing by.

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