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Could one of these cities be the next Silicon Valley of the world?

Could there be another Silicon Valley on the horizon? [Read entire story]

Spotify tested promotion of ‘Sponsored Songs’ within users’ playlists

Spotify, a music streaming app, is "experimenting" with the idea of allowing music labels to promote and inject songs into the playlists of non-premium subscribers, as the BBC reports. [Read entire story]

Critics call out Lyft for reinventing the bus with its new ‘Shuttle’ feature

Rideshare app Lyft has a brand new feature that's got the Internet talking. [Read entire story]

Was the crowd at the Warriors parade really bigger than the audience at Trump’s inauguration?

There were quite a lot of people in Oakland Thursday morning, in case you hadn't noticed. [Read entire story]

Warriors fans’ signs at Thursday’s parade get creative, throw shade

Golden State Warriors fans headed to Oakland for Thursday morning's parade brought some of the shadiest, funniest, and more creative signs for the day's festivities. [Read entire story]

Attendees of ill-fated Fyre Festival are apparently selling the event merchandise on eBay

The dumpster fire that was the first Fyre Festival taking place in the Bahamas is leaving attendees with an unexpected way to make some cash. As Mashable reports, attendees to the poorly planned festival who came home [Read entire story]

Metallica, Kevin Durant, Steph Curry land on Forbes’ list of highest-earning celebrities

The Bay Area may not be known for its Hollywood types, but that doesn't mean there's a shortage of wealthy celebrities according to the latest Forbes list. On the most recent list are Metallica, Steph Curry, and Kevin [Read entire story]

A Daveed Diggs ‘buddy movie’ shooting in Oakland is looking for extras

Daveed Diggs, "Hamilton" cast standout and "Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt" actor, is returning to his native Oakland to shoot an as of yet untitled film around the East Bay city. [Read entire story]

Hollywood’s Wizarding World of Harry Potter to celebrate Christmas beginning in November

The Wizarding World of Harry Potter at Universal Studios Hollywood is getting festive this November, when park organizers will deck it out with snow, holiday lights, and tree trimmings. [Read entire story]

Watch Jay Z and Kevin Hart fake a conversation for a candid Warriors game photo

Don't be fooled by this seemingly candid photo of rapper Jay Z and comedian Kevin Hart laughing it up at last night's NBA Finals Game 1 between the Cleveland Cavaliers and the Golden State Warriors. [Read entire story]

Ice Cube gives advice to Warriors: ‘Don’t get too comfortable’

Rapper Ice Cube has some advice for the Golden State Warriors and their celebrating fans: don't start celebrating too early. [Read entire story]

San Francisco to get more magical with live symphony orchestra accompaniment of ‘Harry Potter’

"Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone," the first film (and book) installment of the wizarding story series, will get the magical treatment at the hands of a live symphony orchestra this August at the Davies Symphony [Read entire story]

Mariah Carey spotted around SF and Napa over Memorial Day weekend

Like many attending the BottleRock Music Festival, Singer Mariah Carey spent a bit of her Memorial Day weekend around the Napa Valley. [Read entire story]

Netflix’s ’13 Reasons Why’ is holding a Bay Area casting call for its second season

"13 Reasons Why," the controversial Netflix show about the repercussions of a teenage high school student's suicide, is holding an open casting call for extras in Vallejo in early June. [Read entire story]

Harvard campus news site hacked to troll Mark Zuckerberg

A mystery hacker has it out for Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg. [Read entire story]

Sacramento singer on tour with Ariana Grande: ‘This was supposed to be their safe place’

Victoria Monet, the Sacramento-raised singer who went on tour with Ariana Grande and performed in Manchester on Monday night as an opener, has released a short statement on Twitter. In it, she reacts to the bomb that [Read entire story]

The internet is roasting this ‘Whaboom’-yelling Cal grad competing on ‘The Bachelorette’

Meet Lucas Yancey. [Read entire story]

Hunter Pence hints at plan to open gaming and coffee shop

San Francisco Giant Hunter Pence is a man of many interests. One of his most publicized? Magic: The Gathering. [Read entire story]

These are this summer’s most in-demand music tours

It's looking like a fun year for the summer music events, and not just when it comes to festivals. [Read entire story]

Live Nation offering 1,000 $799 ‘Festival Passports’ giving buyer access to 90+ music fests

Music fans, look out: if you've got $800 (plus fees), you might be able to get yourself access to more than 90 music festivals this year. [Read entire story]