With fires raging once again all over Northern California, it's been a tough week.
But there were some wins this week too, plus an epic playlist.
Yosemite National Park guests evacuated as Ferguson Fire continues to grow, SF Curbed
Popular parts of the beloved park have been closed due to threat of smoke and fire. Read more.
San Francisco moves to ban plastic straws, containers, Associated Press
The SF Board of Supes made the long-talked-about eco-minded proposal official this week in an unanimous vote. Read more.
Do you Live in a Political Bubble?, The New York Times
We think you know the answer to this. But just in case, check out NYT's highly addictive interactive map.
Facebook's $100 billion-plus rout is the biggest loss in stock market history, CNBC
Know how you've always wished you had hella stock in Facebook? Well, this was a good week not be a shareholder. Read more.
Here are the most Californian songs of all time, SFGate
Planning an epic road trip down Highway 1? Here's your playlist.