Culture

San Francisco's Palace of Fine Arts (credit: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

SF’s Palace Of Fine Arts Turned Into A Gym Or Hotel? Neighbors Concerned Over Cultural Center’s Future

Its giant columns have delighted San Franciscans for 100 years, but now some worry about the Palace of Fine Arts’ future.

06/24/2015

DNA work at the GeoGenetics lab (credit: Mikal Schlosser)

‘Kennewick Man’ Related To Modern Native Americans

On Thursday, scientists announced a new, comprehensive re-analysis of the “Kennewick Man,” an 8,500-year-old North American skeleton…

06/19/2015

A digital mural displayed in San Francisco's Mission district celebrating LGTBQ and Latin culture was defaced. (Source: Galeria de la Raza)

Digital Mural Celebrating LGBTQ, Latin Culture Defaced Days After Unveiling In San Francisco’s Mission District

A mural displayed to celebrate the Latin experience in LGBTQ culture was defaced just days after it was unveiled in the city’s Mission District.

06/18/2015

Skyline of Oakland at sunrise (Getty Images)

5 Reasons Why Oakland Is Awesome And Ready For Its Closeup Following Warriors NBA Finals Win

The Golden State Warriors NBA crown is breathing life into a city that has more frequently made national headlines for police brutality protests, high crime rates and blight.

06/18/2015

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Central Calif. Student Gets OK To Wear Eagle Feather At Graduation

A Native American student who sued his California school district because it refused to let him wear an eagle feather to his high school graduation will be able to wear the sacred item after all.

06/03/2015

New Kids On The Block (credit: Janette Pellegrini/Getty Images)

15 Things To Do In The Bay Area: Week of April 22nd – 29th

NKOTB, boxing and the Giants are just some of the (often free) things you can do in the Bay Area this week!

04/23/2015

Kiesza (credit: Lokal Legend Records)

15 Things To Do In The Bay Area, Week Of April 13th-April 19th

Art, baseball, ballet, and Kiesza — yes, the Bay Area is truly eclectic, and so is this week’s list!

04/13/2015

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15 Things To Do In The Bay Area — Week Of April 5th-April 12th

Poetry slam, best spots for wildflowers, baseball is back, and kites are just some of the (often free) things you can do in the Bay Area this week!

03/31/2015

"Latin dictionary" by Dr. Marcus Gossler - Own work.  (Wikicommons)

Top 10 Words Of 2014 (And Why Do We Care?)

It’s that time of year. Everyone is putting out a Top 10 list – even Mirriam-Webster Dictionary. Are these their favorite words, the words most spoken, or what? We decided to look it up.

12/15/2014

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Five Little Known Facts About “A Christmas Carol”

Carlo DeVito, author of “Inventing Scrooge” from sister company Simon & Schuster, shares five little known facts about Charles Dicken’s “A Christmas Carol.”

12/08/2014

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