The geography of American innovation over the last decade.
Democratic Mayor Jean Quan explains why the city is another Brooklyn—and the violent Occupy protests are just a blip.
A clickable collection of booksellers, book locales, and Bay Area authors.
An antiquated car-centric planning metric called "level of service" must be reformed by 2014.
New York. Paris. Bacon.
And other findings from a mobile app that tracks how people in different cities spend their time.
So why are law enforcement agencies refusing to use it?
In six global cities.
Blood-colored evaporation ponds, smoldering toxic-waste dumps, a rusting fleet of military ghost ships – the Bay Area has it all.
A growing summer camp is giving young women the skills they need to get high-paying tech jobs, before they've even graduated from high school.
Turns out, the biggest risk to casual carpoolers in Oakland is not each other.
When you're hitching a ride with Uber, Sidecar, or Lyft, it's not always clear who's liable in the event of an accident.
A mushroom cloud of gray smoke on the San Francisco horizon is coming from a blaze on, appropriately, Mount Diablo.
A new exhibition in San Francisco envisions the Bay Bridge as a massive vertical farm and Treasure Island seeded with water-purifying "jellyfish houses."
A clever commentary on the Bay Area's crazy real estate market.
California's largest public works project is finally open to traffic.
The San Francisco peep show closed Monday. A former stripper remembers the empowering atmosphere, even amidst a grueling schedule.
According to a controversial 1885 map, it was rife with gambling parlors, opium dens, and plentiful houses of "white prostitution."
Nighttime images show the gradual spread of the tremendous wildfire, which is burning brighter than the city lights of Reno.