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U.S.N.S. Harvey Milk to Be First Navy Ship Named After Openly Gay Leader

A new ship, U.S.N.S. Harvey Milk, will be completed, christened and launched in 2021, and will be the first that honors a leader…
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These Cities are Investing in Walkable Neighborhoods

Why do we need more walkable cities? Quite simply, because walkable cities are, by definition, sustainable cities. Transportation remains a major source of…
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Hundreds of All-Electric, American-Made Scooters Coming to San Francisco

Electric-scooter sharing service Scoot Networks plans to bring hundreds of new, American-made machines to the streets of San Francisco. 3p's Phil Covington spoke…
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Can the $16 Cup of Blue Bottle Coffee Help Rebuild a Country?

The popular Blue Bottle Coffee company is upping the ante with a high-end cup of joe sourced from Yemen that would make some…
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Can Athletics Change the Perception of Cannabis?

Marijuana use is still an offense within the world of professional sports; just about every professional league or athletics association says cannabis is…
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Splacer Taps Into the Power of the Sharing Economy

What Airbnb does for longer-term home stays, Splacer does for short-term event spaces.
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What Other Cities Can Learn From San Fran’s New Solar Law

As of Jan. 1, all new buildings in San Francisco measuring 10 stories or fewer must include a rooftop solar installation. What can…
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Solving the Bay Area’s 9-County Infrastructure Dilemma

A modern framework connecting the San Francisco Bay Area's cities, counties and municipalities could catalyze the regional thinking we need to tackle growing…
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Ping-Pong, Bubbles and the State of the Tech Industry

As the Wall Street Journal reported last week, declining sales of ping-pong tables – which are ubiquitous in the open workspaces common in…
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Interactive Map of San Francisco Shows Potential Health Impacts of Climate Change

San Francisco’s Department of Public Health released an interactive map to showcase the potential effects that climate change could have on its residents.
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To Tweet or Not to Tweet: Yelp’s Living Wage Debate

What do you do when you find that your paycheck isn't enough to survive on in the country's fourth-largest city? Many of us…
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Super Bowl 50 Aims To Be the Greenest Ever

The Super Bowl 50 Host Committee says this year’s game will be the greenest one yet. The committee aims to achieve a “green…
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Playing Our Part: The Bigger Play Around Super Bowl 50

The Bay Area Super Bowl 50 Host Committee has publicly committed to make this the first ‘net positive Super Bowl’ -- meaning they…
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Bay Area Water Initiative Creates Drought Visualization Tool

A Bay Area partnership seeks to learn more about the effects of California's drought and find new ways to conserve, recycle and locally…
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3p Weekend: The Silicon Valley You Won’t See on Postcards

Thanks to the influx of large tech companies, the San Francisco Bay Area has ballooned in both wealth and population over the past…