Alex Mak - Managing Editor

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20 Jan 2017

Protesters Charge Police Line in Trump Inauguration Protest

When Trump was sworn this morning in Washing D.C., protesters dressed all in black began marching through the capital streets.  Cars and shop windows were vandalized, the police began firing flash bang grenades as well as launching clouds of pepper spray into the crowds.  Tim Pool’s live periscope feed and WeAreChange on Youtube

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19 Jan 2017

SF to Bake Muffins for the Homeless

Get out your spatulas and oven mitts and pull up your pants, National Muffin Day is coming up on Sunday, January 29th!  For the third year in a row, San Francisco’s own Muffin Man, Jacob Kaufman, will be presenting San Franciscans (and friendly folks the world over) with his muffin

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17 Jan 2017

Preserving Space for Oakland’s arts and culture

Helping Oakland’s arts & culture organizations to stay in the Bay with education and planning. Real estate is a complicated monster

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17 Jan 2017

The Struggle of Lefty O’doul’s is the Story of San Francisco

The fight for Lefty O’doul’s is a fight between a community of working class San Franciscans and a wealthy landlord.  It’s a fight between those who actively work to create what makes San Francisco special, against those who simply wish to profit from it.  A familiar, and almost timeless story in the Bay Area.

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12 Jan 2017

Lefty O’Doul’s is Being Evicted

Another piece of old school SF is shutting its doors.  The owners of the Lefty O’Doul’s name, known for its meat carving, beer pouring, and baseball watching are officially vacating the iconic Union Square location, their last day is February 3rd. The Chronicle’s J.K. Dineen reported that the building’s owner will not offer the

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10 Jan 2017

Kaytlin Bailey : A Comedian You Should Know

The ‘Comedian you should know series’ is about celebrating artists on stage.  The wonderful, strange, and brilliant performers that light up our theaters, auditoriums, clubs, and sidewalks.  A kick-ass, all-female comedy team, has done something interesting, they’ve collaborated with kickstarter to pre-sell tickets to the shows on their tour.  Meet Kaytlin Bailey of Cake Comedy,

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10 Jan 2017

Turn Your Blood into Protest Art

Have you ever thought of immortalizing a piece of yourself?  Do you badly want to show the world that you protest a Donald Trump administration?  Are you a dirty, left leaning, creative (like us), AND happen to be in the Los Angeles area Friday, January 13 and/or Saturday January 14th? Good!  This is

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