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The Time I Got Really, Really High and ...
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April 18
This Sunday is 4/20 and you know what that means... Wait, what was I saying...? While I blaze up some tree and try to remember, read through these anonymous stories that some of our readers sent in about that time they got really, really high.Pea…
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We've Been Eating Ex-Lax Fish All These Years?!
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April 18
By Lauren SlossApparently, we’ve all been eating “ex-lax fish” from Mexico posing as albacore from California for years, and nothing has…
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Airbnb Co-Opts Anti-Eviction Cause to Protect Its Hosts
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April 18
By Emma McGowanI got an email this morning from Airbnb with the subject line “Stop the Evictions and Protect Home-sharing in San Francisco,” and thought: Yes! Finally! Airbnb is taking a stance on the housing crisis in San Francisco! And then I…
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5 Times San Francisco Was Almost Destroyed
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April 18
Editor's note: Annalee Newitz is the editor-in-chief of io9.com, and the author of Scatter, Adapt and Remember: How Humans Will Survive a Mass Extinction. Annalee, an expert on all things nerdy, will be…
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My Accidental Stint Blogging for a Tech Colossus
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April 18
By Jenny Jedeikin It was an unassuming ad asking for a “brand journalist” to work remotely, “to help grow traffic through remarkable content,” and to please include a sample of your impromptu “authoritatively styled” writing on the…
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The 9 People You Will Meet on Muni
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April 18
By Emily Bedard1. The Free RiderSlips in the back door, smug that they didn’t pay the $2 fare … until a cop hops on and nails their ass with $125 ticket.2. The Woozy Drunk Typically travels solo or in packs, wearing anything from…
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1906 Quake Anniversary: Life in SF Compared Then and Now
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April 18
Hero photo by Shawn CloverBy Sierra HartmanSan Francisco was a different place 108 years ago. Technically, 108 years ago at 5:12 in the morning, it was a VERY different place. One-and-a-half miles past the end of Lincoln Blvd. and five miles down,…
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Where to Go in Port Costa
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April 18
By Amity Bacon “Well, this feels pretty remote” is all my boyfriend can say as we take off our motorcycle helmets…
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An Asian Guy Responds to the Asian Male Stereotypes Story
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April 17
Tiffany Wang's "Asian Male Stereotypes Complicate My Love Life" piece, which was published a month ago on March 17, continues to inspire more and more comments. For all you people who love reading a heated (sometimes infuriating) discussion more than…
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2 Artsy Reasons to Go to Oakland This Weekend
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April 17
By Sarah HanThis weekend, the Oakland Museum of California celebrates two things I love – Giant Robot and records – with two exhibitions that both open this Saturday, April 19."SuperAwesome: Art and Giant Robot" coincides with the 20th anniversary of…
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The Best Summer Camps Near San Francisco
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April 17
By Devin HoltWhenever I got rambunctious as a youngster (which was often), my family would push me out the back door onto our farm, where I had six acres of goats, vegetables, and wells to play with. For San Francisco parents, finding…
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7 Reasons Why 4/20 Falling on Easter is Bigger Than Jesus
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April 17
1. You don’t care about not finding easter eggs since you actually forgot you were searching for them.2. A guy with long hair and a beard talking about a voice he hears on the Hill doesn’t feel weird.3. After smoking you “Always look on the…
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Do You Support the Bus Pooper?
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April 17
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There Was a Naked Protest Against Chemtrails (slightly NSFW)
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April 17
If you happened to be out in the Financial District yesterday around lunchtime, you might’ve seen some conspiracy-theory-activist-performance-art-nudity courtesy of Stop Spraying Us SF, a group committed to exposing the truth about “chemtrails" by…
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Mrs. Doubtfire 2 in the Works
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April 17
By Wendy SteinerAccording to the Hollywood Reporter, Fox 2000 studios is developing a sequel to one of the most famous films set in SF, Mrs. Doubtfire. I'll wait while you calm yourself from rage or joy or both. The sequel will include Robin…
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