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15 Aug 2017

Maya Angelou, San Francisco’s First African-American Female Streetcar Conductor

By Alex Szoenyi The first African-American to pen a best-selling nonfiction book. The first African-American and first female to read a poem at a Presidential Inauguration. The first African-American female director. It seems that Dr. Maya Angelou was destined for a life of trailblazing firsts. Perhaps the initial, yet most obscure

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11 Aug 2017

Learn What’s Ailing You at the Museum of Capitalism

Guest Post by Steven T. Jones San Francisco uber-capitalist Warren Hellman – a private equity titan who had been the youngest partner ever at Wall Street powerhouse Lehman Brothers – told me in 2007 that the central struggle of our times was this: “Capitalism won, and now we need to save the world

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10 Aug 2017

City of San Francisco Still Invests Hundreds of Millions in Fossil Fuel Companies

By William Barton On August 9th, the board of the SFERS (San Francisco Employee Retirement System) had resolved itself to a big vote. They were deciding whether to fully divest from fossil fuel companies in a landmark case for the growing DivestInvest movement for action on climate change. The SFERS board

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09 Aug 2017

The 5 Best Ways to Prepare for World War 3

By Jonas Barnes Let’s be honest with ourselves, as an American people, for just a moment. We fucked up, everyone! Some months ago, we made a big mistake and allowed the highest office in our government to be inhabited by a giant man baby. The very man baby that, sooner

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20 Jul 2017

City Secrets : Free Horticulture & Floristry Classes for City Residents

  GUEST POST BY C. CHAMBERLAYNE Looking for something to do with your downtime that is a bit more active than watching Netflix and is not going to break the bank?   Here’s an idea for you…. City College of San Francisco is offering SF residents free tuition at the college

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19 Jul 2017

The Strangest Places to Get Free Wine

Guest post by Benjamin Steele I tumbled down a rabbit hole. Dentists are serving wine now. I have mixed feelings. I mean, that’s a pretty strong reason for me not to hate going to the dentist’s any more. But should I be worried about people putting sharp and various whirring

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11 Jul 2017

Lessons Learned at the ‘Cougar Ball’ in San Francisco

  By Lucie Duffort Cougar : /ko͞oɡər/ – Older gal with her shit together who enjoys a younger man (cub). Seeking romances without the need to be swept off her feet or into the drama of ‘Will He Call Me dating’. An attractive lady who knows what she wants and wants

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