April 9, 2014

Turn Toward the Light: A Modernist Marin Home WIth an Inside Out Perspective

Improbably, this swath of Nicasio wilderness provides a microcosm of San Francisco: The city that used to be a refuge for hedonists and hippies is now a playground for tech transplants. Likewise, these 40 acres, once the site of the getaway—and psychedelic parties—of the Grateful Dead, is now the weekend retreat of a tech entrepreneur and his family. The couple were past their own youthful rebellion, but, in keeping with the land’s free-spirited history, they were seeking a funky escape where their two sons could roam outside uninhibited.

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Photos by Bruce Damonte

April 7, 2014
How to Marry a Millionaire, San Francisco Edition 
We ranked San Francisco neighborhoods by the number of single millionaires that they had. You’ll never guess what made it to number one.
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How to Marry a Millionaire, San Francisco Edition

We ranked San Francisco neighborhoods by the number of single millionaires that they had. You’ll never guess what made it to number one.

Check it out on sanfranmag.com

April 1, 2014

The Uncanny Isle: Google’s banished barge had its mysteries. But then, so does everything that washes up on Treasure Island.

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(Photos by Carlos Chavarria)

March 26, 2014

There’s more to a mermaid than a pair of seashells and an hourglass tail.

“There’s a huge athletic component to mermaiding,” says Portola resident Luma Gallegos, who goes by the name Atlantis. “It’s a huge ab workout.” Atlantis is the founder of the NorCal Narwhals Mer Pod, a group of 17 theatrical women and men who meet once a month to don monofins, adopt pseudonyms like Mermaid Jewel and Christomer Starfish, and swim at Bay Area beaches and pools.

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(Photos by Margo Moritz)

March 25, 2014
Bummer Beach: Vinod Khosla bought the land abutting a popular surfing cove. Then he boxed the surfers out. The craziest thing? He might get away with it.
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(Photo by Jim Patterson)

Bummer Beach: Vinod Khosla bought the land abutting a popular surfing cove. Then he boxed the surfers out. The craziest thing? He might get away with it.

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(Photo by Jim Patterson)

March 24, 2014

Wendy MacNaughton (Meanwhile in San Francisco) depicts members of the Dolphin Club, who swim in the Bay’s chilly waters near Alcatraz.

Lots more at sanfranmag.com

March 21, 2014

Why Are So Many People Dying While Diving for Abalone?

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(Photos by Kanoa Zimmerman and David Cuetter)

March 20, 2014

History Written in Water.

We profaned the bay, then tried to save it. Now we’re learning that it has a mind of its own.

A lyrical and powerful look at the story of the San Francisco Bay by the author of Cool Grey City of Love, Gary Kamiya. 

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(Photos by:  San Francisco History Center/San Francisco Public Library, Jim Hughes, Winni Wintermeyer, Corbis, Michael Short)

March 14, 2014

You won’t believe the views from this 12 foot long glass ledge at a Twin Peak home. Check out the whole story at sanfranmag.com

(Photos by Mariko Reed.)

February 24, 2014

Last Street Standing: The scruffiest thoroughfare left in S.F. is transforming—one contested high-rise and storefront at a time. But the battle of Mission Street is far from over.

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(Photos by Stephen McLaren)

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