Scooters: Do They Deserve a Chance?

West Coast locals really hate scooters.   Once announced as the convenient and low-cost solution for short-distance commutes and in-town travels, rideshare scooters have descended into infamy and become the subject of near-viral notoriety. Irate locals aren't exactly shy when it comes to expressing their disdain, either; more than a few of the shared vehicles [...]

By | 2018-11-13T14:08:21+00:00 November 13th, 2018|Blog|0 Comments

Moving at The Speed of Progress: California’s High-Speed Rail Project

San Francisco and Los Angeles have long been thought of as cities that share a time zone and little else. Two beacons of creativity, San Fran’s cultural and social upheavals provide the crunchier counterpart to LA’s glitz and glamor in the public consciousness. While the more recent rise of Silicon Valley may be providing SF [...]

By | 2018-10-24T15:59:17+00:00 October 24th, 2018|Blog|0 Comments

San Francisco’s Japantown

Encompassing six square blocks, Japantown is perpetually abuzz with activity and offers a wealth of opportunity for experiencing a taste of Japan. One of only three Japantowns in the United States, San Francisco’s iteration developed throughout the recovery period following the 1906 earthquake, when immigration was high and new residents clustered together, recreating the things [...]

By | 2018-10-22T14:36:51+00:00 October 22nd, 2018|Blog|0 Comments

The Salesforce Transit Center – An Iconic Space in its Own Right

In 2010, San Francisco residents said goodbye to 1930’s-era Transbay Terminal that had been the bane of the neighborhood for decades. Its long-overdue demolition cleared the way for a brand new development, the latest of the city’s many remarkable structures. Enter the “Grand Central Station of the west”. On Aug. 12, 2018, bus service began [...]

By | 2018-09-17T17:38:05+00:00 September 17th, 2018|Blog|0 Comments

Fun Things To Do in the Tenderloin in Summer

The Tenderloin (TL) neighborhood in San Francisco has a reputation that is complex, yet steeped in history. One of the best things about San Francisco is its patchwork of neighborhoods--each with its own unique character changing block-by-block. In the TL, you can see huge street murals, pre-war apartment buildings, and Single-Room occupancy (SRO) hotels butt [...]

By | 2018-08-13T21:04:47+00:00 August 13th, 2018|Blog|0 Comments

San Francisco Sets and Exceeds Sustainability Goals

San Francisco has long been an epicenter for progressive movements. Just take a walk down any block in the city and you are likely to overhear the word “transformation” at least once. The City By the Bay takes pride in its vanguard position on many subjects, especially sustainable environmental practices. After all, San Francisco has [...]

By | 2018-08-13T19:32:41+00:00 July 22nd, 2018|Blog|0 Comments

5 Facts About The Presidio

For a city that was a center of the 60s peace movement, the uninitiated might be surprised to know that for centuries, a military base took up a significant chunk of San Francisco real estate. For nearly 250 years, the northwest corner of the city has been home to the Presidio, a wide swath of [...]

By | 2018-08-06T19:22:39+00:00 June 29th, 2018|Blog|0 Comments

Silicon Beach: The LA Tech Scene

With its bright lights, cozy sunshine, and mesmerizing nature, Los Angeles has long attracted dream chasers. We’re not just talking about aspiring actors and actresses, either. We’re talking about a new wave of tech entrepreneurs. Sure, many tech talents are coming because they prefer the beach to a valley (who wouldn’t?). Out-of-control business and commercial [...]

By | 2018-08-06T19:04:51+00:00 May 6th, 2018|Blog|0 Comments

6 San Franciscans Who Made an Impact

It’s no secret that San Francisco is a center of culture whose impact the entire nation. The people who have passed through the bay area throughout the years make up an incredible legacy, one that’s had far-reaching results. Part of that legacy is the native sons and daughters of this city who have gone on [...]

By | 2018-03-26T18:51:56+00:00 March 26th, 2018|Blog|0 Comments

Icons of Los Angeles Architecture

The endless sun, the brilliant stars, lofty dreams and hallowed heights, the city of Los Angeles is perhaps best known for its skyward-facing attractions. However, it’s on the street level where this city truly shines. In a city ever looking towards the next big thing, it’s architectural scene manages to contain a mix of the [...]

By | 2018-05-22T20:50:44+00:00 March 12th, 2018|Blog|0 Comments