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You Can Never Go Home Again: San Francisco in 2015

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Work Less, Barter More, Live Better: A Free-Lancers Guide to Bartering

In the last 6 months alone,  I have bartered for 20/20 vision via $4000 Lasik eye surgery, $2500 in catering, $400 worth of handyman work, $660 worth of

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How to Set up a Kick-Ass Apartment on the Cheap

  Who wants a FREE desk? Three weeks ago, my partner Tyler and I moved into our first place together. Overnight we each went from established, shared houses with

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The Secret, Longhair, Radical Activist History of Mayor Ed Lee

Get this — SF Mayor Ed Lee was once a radical tenants' rights activist back in the 1970s. Yes, I said tenants' rights activist. The same Ed Lee who currently

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Vote for Broke-Ass

It's time again for the SF Bay Guardian's Best of the Bay Contest.  I really like winning stuff, so I'd appreciate your help in getting me voted best something.

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Why You Should NOT Buy an iPhone 6

There is a new iPhone out, for no better reason than it is September and Apple puts out a new iPhone every September regardless of whether they

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Are You A Tech Writer? Then Broke-Ass Stuart Needs You

Broke-Ass Stuart is looking for tech writers!

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San Francisco’s Biggest Homeownership Secret: Below Market Rate Housing

Most San Franciscans have no idea that they qualify to own their own home! I'm not talking miles outside of the city in suburban child factory land, but in San Francisco proper!  A

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Why Art Incubators, Not Tech Incubators, Might be Just the Thing San Francisco Needs

The bay area has managed to invest zillions in tech incubators and engineering talent, but what about investing in the artistic talent that makes our city

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Advice to the Independent Financial Aid Student: FAFSA, BOG Fee, EOP&S

Some of us aren't lucky to have parents financially secure enough to pay for our education. Others aren't lucky enough to be completely destitute to the point where we can have