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I Wanted to Visit San Francisco on Someone Else's Dime. I Ended Up With the Perfect Job.
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I Wanted to Visit San Francisco on Someone Else's Dime. I Ended Up With the Perfect Job.

Here's what I learned from interviewing for a job I didn't really want -- but I got the gig, and it launched my career.
Carol Roth
New Report Labels Boston a Better Hub for Startups Than San Francisco
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New Report Labels Boston a Better Hub for Startups Than San Francisco

Quality of life and community connections matter more than the quantity of new companies in a given city, according to the study.
Lydia Belanger
Google Glass-Based Startup Raises $17 Million in Funding
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Google Glass-Based Startup Raises $17 Million in Funding

Augmendix, based in San Francisco, has raised $40 million so far.
San Francisco Demands Uber and Lyft Drivers Get Business Licenses
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San Francisco Demands Uber and Lyft Drivers Get Business Licenses

Not only are these licenses not free, but you'll be charged for years you previously drove without one.
Smokers Get Burned When it Comes to Payday
Smoking

Smokers Get Burned When it Comes to Payday

A new study suggests that smoking not only harms to physical health, but finances too.
Uber Agrees to Cough Up $10 Million to Settle California Suit on Misleading Customers
Uber

Uber Agrees to Cough Up $10 Million to Settle California Suit on Misleading Customers

'It sends a clear message to all businesses, and to startups in particular, that in the quest to quickly obtain market share laws designed to protect consumers cannot be ignored,' San Francisco DA says.
San Francisco Becomes First U.S. City to Mandate Paid Parental Leave
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San Francisco Becomes First U.S. City to Mandate Paid Parental Leave

The unanimously approved law allows parents to receive their full salary for six weeks, beginning in 2017.
San Francisco Rent Is So Insane, This Guy Lives in a Box for $508 a Month
San Francisco

San Francisco Rent Is So Insane, This Guy Lives in a Box for $508 a Month

This illustrator tapped his creativity to create 'a solution that works for me.'
Catherine Clifford
3 Reasons Tech Workers Are Fleeing Silicon Valley
Silicon Valley

3 Reasons Tech Workers Are Fleeing Silicon Valley

Tech professionals, especially when ready to start a family, find many pleasant cities around the nation offer tempting alternatives to the astronomically expensive San Francisco Bay area.
John Boitnott
These Comedians Weren't Kidding About Creating a World-Class Festival
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These Comedians Weren't Kidding About Creating a World-Class Festival

SF Sketchfest founders talk teamwork, building an internationally-known event and ultimately finding satisfaction in your work.
Rebekah Iliff
These Cities Are the Most Business-Friendly
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These Cities Are the Most Business-Friendly

Meet the top 5 U.S. cities slicing regulatory burdens.
Grant Davis

While many other U.S. cities are home to startups, San Francisco is commonly regarded as the flagship city for technology startups, thanks to its proximity to Silicon Valley. It is also one of wealthiest and most educated cities in the United States.