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Bay Area Wilts Under Record High Temps

May 13, 2014 | 6:26 pm

Bay Area Wilts Under Record High Temps

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The mercury rose as high as 97 degrees. Expect the heat to stick around for at least another day.

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Dramatic Photos of 1906 San Francisco Earthquake Aftermath

April 18, 2014 | 8:46 am

Dramatic Photos of 1906 San Francisco Earthquake Aftermath

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View rare color images on the 108th anniversary, commemorated this morning at Lotta’s Fountain.

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Beauty and Time Compressed: A Small Collection of Favorite Time-Lapse Videos

January 15, 2014 | 9:03 am

Beauty and Time Compressed: A Small Collection of Favorite Time-Lapse Videos

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Speeded-up but poetic perspectives that capture the beauty of the Bay Area and the world beyond.

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Oakland Museum Show Captures the Glory and Danger of Building the Bay’s Bridges

July 22, 2013 | 12:40 pm

Oakland Museum Show Captures the Glory and Danger of Building the Bay’s Bridges

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As Caltrans continues to work on the new eastern span of the Bay Bridge, the Oakland Museum of California is looking back at the beginning of both bridges that span the Bay, as well as the men who helped build them. The exhibit features black-and-white images from photographer Peter Stackpole of the building of the […]

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The Train-Hopping ‘Polaroid Kidd’ Settles in Oakland, Publishes Book of Life on the Rails

May 7, 2013 | 6:00 am

The Train-Hopping ‘Polaroid Kidd’ Settles in Oakland, Publishes Book of Life on the Rails

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Mike Brodie has earned the nickname “Polaroid Kidd” by winning prestigious photography awards for his pictures documenting the lives of freight train hoppers across the United States. Now, while also working as a car mechanic in Oakland, he has just published his first book of photography, “A Period of Juvenile Prosperity,” which chronicles his years on […]

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Instagram Says Users’ Photos Won’t Appear in Ads

December 18, 2012 | 2:42 pm

Instagram Says Users’ Photos Won’t Appear in Ads

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UPDATE 6:10 a.m. Oct. 21: Instagram has announced that it will not change its policies on advertising in its upcoming Terms of Service update. Company co-founder Kevin Systrom said in a blog post that the policies will remain unchanged from the version that has been in effect since 2010. Read the blog post here. SAN […]

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November 5, 2012 | 3:14 pm

Photographers Discover Beauty in BART

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You may think of it as that thing that gets you to and from work every day, but others with cameras have seen something else in BART: magic in the way raindrops gather on a handrail, or a story in the way a man wears a hat. BART staff gathered this collection together in a […]

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Watch These Videos and Decide: Is This The Best of San Francisco?

October 9, 2012 | 1:19 pm

Watch These Videos and Decide: Is This The Best of San Francisco?

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Update: Brant Ozanich has nominated this video by his relative, Dylan Ozanich, in our “best of San Francisco” contest. “Here’s what I think is a pretty good take on a early 20-something’s life in a SF,” he writes. “Not quite as detailed as the other video, but there sure is ‘grittier’ parts than just the […]

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News Pix: Occupy’s One Year Anniversary, a Car Made of Scrap and More

September 21, 2012 | 10:00 am

News Pix: Occupy’s One Year Anniversary, a Car Made of Scrap and More

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The week in photos around the Bay Area: The “Special Delivery” street art show organized by Endless Canvas in a vacant west Berkeley warehouse on September 8th was attended by about 5,000 people and left in its wake some unwelcome tagging in the neighborhood. However, the graffiti was quickly cleaned up by the Endless Canvas […]

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News Pix: Richmond Family Remembers a Fallen Son and Other Bay Area Images

September 14, 2012 | 12:49 pm

News Pix: Richmond Family Remembers a Fallen Son and Other Bay Area Images

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We’re back with our weekly photo feature. Enjoy these photos from around the Bay and a little further south as well (how could we resist dog mushing!). These shots highlight what’s going on in communities big and small. Ulises Grijalva, 16, was shot and killed while walking near his family’s apartment in Richmond on August […]

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