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17 Oct 2017

How to Check if Equifax Lost Your Personal Information When They Got Hacked

If you are American and have a credit report, there’s a good chance your personal data was compromised this Spring in the Equifax data breach.   The personal data of 143 Million American consumers was vulnerable, that’s Social Security numbers, birth dates, addresses, and the numbers of some driver’s licenses.  There

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10 Oct 2017

How You Can Help Napa Fire Victims Now

If you’re local, the Sonoma Valley Visitor’s Bureau has a list of hotels offering special rates for evacuees and the Sacramento Bee has a list of ways for local people to help.

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10 Oct 2017

The Best Art Parties, Street Fests & Shows in San Francisco

There is an explosion of fun, artsy events happening in San Francisco this time of year.  5 weekends of art fairs, artist hosted parties, as well as music and literary themed festivals.   It’s October in SF, so it’s time to get out there and mix it up with thousands of artists, makers, movers and

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06 Oct 2017

Ai Weiwei Talks Global Refugee Crisis & New Film in San Francisco

Arguably the most famous artist in the world, Ai has been tireless in promoting his new documentary, Human Flow. Publicity might not be his favorite thing, but he feels so strongly about the forced migration of 65 million refugees around the world, that he is doing what he can to get out the word out.

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12 Sep 2017

The Rise of San Francisco’s ‘Extreme Commuters’

Thanks to hypergentrification and mass displacement, we can now add  ‘extreme commuting’ to the essential lexicon of Bay Area inequality.  And we need to start using it in sentences more often. Because ‘extreme commuting’ helps to define a broken city, where high-paid workers and their wealthy bosses occupy the former homes of displaced SF workers and commute to Silicon Valley via gratis luxury buses that pick them up within blocks of their front door

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07 Sep 2017

Helicopter Footage of Hurricane Irma Damage is Devastating, Storm Now Moving North Toward Florida

The Caribbean island of Saint Martin was virtually destroyed and the category 5 hurricane has not slowed down as of this morning. The strongest hurricane ever recorded in the Atlantic skirted Puerto Rico last night with 185 mph winds leaving an estimated 1 million people without power.

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05 Sep 2017

5 Worst Times Donald Trump Embarrassed New Yorkers

By Jonas Barnes In NYC, the people are known as hard asses that have no time for your bullshit. Whether it be someone asking for change, guys performing “Showtime” on a subway train or simply being behind someone that isn’t moving quite fast enough for their liking…we simply don’t have

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