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29 Oct 2020

The Young are Voting in Record Numbers, & They’re Voting Blue

More than 6.8 million people ages 18 to 29 have already cast their ballot for President, a 2 ½-fold increase over their voting level at this point four years ago.

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26 Oct 2020

SF’s Iconic Electric Coca-Cola Sign Is Being Removed Forever

San Francisco’s 80+ year old Coca-Cola Billboard will be taken down and destroyed, on the orders of Coca-cola themselves.

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20 Nov 2020

100 Best Cheap Eats in the Bay Area

This list of great places to eat in the Bay Area will leave you smiling and probably drooling. All these joints are incredibly well priced, locally owned, delicious, and serving takeout in 2020. Check their links for store hours, menus, and ordering info, because things are always changing these days,

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22 Oct 2020

SF Supes Pass ‘Caren Act’ to Make Racially Biased 911 Calls Illegal

The “CAREN Act” (Caution Against Racially Exploitative Non-Emergencies) was introduced in July at a San Francisco Board of Supervisors meeting by Supervisor Shamann Walton of District 10. The ordinance is one step closer to becoming a law. On Tuesday, the board unanimously passed the act. Next week, the bill has

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22 Oct 2020

Salesforce Tower Display to be ‘Blood Red River’ for Halloween

The tallest building in San Francisco is once again lighting up with Halloween spirit.  Light artist Jim Campbell, the creator of the Salesforce Tower’s massive light installation, is projecting ‘ a blood red river’ as the theme for 2020’s Halloween night, a spokeswoman for Campbell told us this week. In

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22 Oct 2020

If a 102-year-old Can Vote During a Pandemic, You Have No Excuse.

Ora told CNN it’s an “enjoyment to go vote,” but she voted absentee this year for her safety due to the current pandemic.
“Well, I think we need to change presidents, for one,” she said. “So I voted for this man (Biden). I hope he does a good job.”

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15 Oct 2020

The Real and ‘Unofficial’ Ballot Boxes in California and What to Do About it

The California GOP has now famously placed their own unofficial ‘voter ballot drop boxes’ around the state.  CNN and as well as local press outlets have confirmed unofficial ballot boxes in Los Angeles, Orange and Fresno counties, the state GOP spokesman Hector Barajas has openly admitted to the practice and

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09 Oct 2020

New Company Seeks to Keep Oakland Shop Owners Alive

Every now and again a company comes along that actually looks like it will do good in our immediate communities. It’s a company that simply wants to help locally owned shops, sell their wares online, and it’s called ‘Keep Oakland Alive‘. With the pandemic on, our local shops are being

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08 Oct 2020

SF’s 87 Public Monuments & What We Should Do With Them

You have seen them all all around our city, maybe you leaned against one during a walk through Golden Gate Park, or maybe you saw one on the news getting taken down with a crane.  Maybe you meet next one every year at 5:12 a.m. on April 18th, along with

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