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28 Feb 2020

How to Prepare for Coronavirus

One of the hopes when watching China’s coronavirus outbreak was that the harm was exaggerated. However now that San Francisco has declared a state of emergency, we all need to start paying more attention and prepare for coronavirus. According to The Atlantic, Marc Lipsitch, a Harvard University epidemiologist, predicts the

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23 Jan 2020

A “Brokening” Night at the SF Ballet

SF Ballet’s Opening Night was the perfect excuse to borrow my most fashionable friend’s outfit and soak in the culture of dance and the eye candy of all the stunning attendees of all ages.  The night began with a cocktail reception and dinner by McCalls Catering & Events at San Francisco City Hall, followed by a one-night-only performance at the War Memorial Opera House. 

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18 Feb 2020

The Delicious Card: Rad Deals at 30+ SF Restaurants

I am extremely excited to announce the release of The Delicious Card! Delicious cardholders get awesome deals at over 30 of your favorite SF eateries! Membership is a great way to explore new places, support local businesses, and support local journalism.

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04 Dec 2019

We Are Enjoying a Golden Age for Magicians in San Francisco

San Francisco is enjoying a Golden Age of magic – there are more live magic shows playing in town than there have been in over 100 years, when Vaudeville brought professional entertainers to town, before the talkies really caught on. In the old days, San Francisco had dozens and dozens

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28 Jun 2018

This Iron-clad Master Tenant Agreement May Save Your Housing & Freedom

Eviction is an extremely difficult and complex undertaking in the 7×7 square miles of San Francisco. But what do you do when you are just a master tenant and have a subtenant or squatting guest from hell? With approximately 73% of San Franciscans living in rent control units according to

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07 May 2018

Landlord Shot, Daughter Killed by Tenant Facing Eviction

Landlord Leonard Lew, 84, and his daughter, Sabrina Elizabeth Lew, 30, went to their Mill Valley rental complex to talk with 71-year old Victor Aurelino Lugo about his pending eviction. At around 3:44 p.m., dispatchers received a 9-1-1 call from a resident at 939 E. Blithedale reporting that two people

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05 Oct 2017

How to Not Die Broke: 3 Documents You Shouldn’t Live Without

Let’s face it: We’re all gonna die.  As we’ve seen in recent events, tragedy can unexpectedly strike at any moment. I hate it say it, but the majority of us haven’t thought past what we want to prepare for dinner or who we want to hook up with later, let

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09 Aug 2017

Glide Legacy Gala is the most San Francisco of all Galas

San Francisco was at its finest on August 5th at the Eighth Annual GLIDE Legacy Gala! It may have moved locations to the San Francisco Design Center, but the spirit and legacy did not change! It reigned true as being one of the most glamorous, yet non-pretentious, fun-filled San Francisco events of the year!

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04 Aug 2017

How Trump’s Twitter Threats are Upping the Cost of Healthcare

Obamacare, officially known as the Affordable Care Act, has attracted both die-hard supporters who preach how it saved their lives and money along with opponents who passionately denounce the hefty premiums and mandatory coverage requirements. Whether you love it or hate it, here is the Layman’s explanation to what’s happening

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