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19 Mar 2019

Growing up in San Francisco: A Middle Class, Catholic School Gal

By Adlyn South Donahan From the 1960’s to the early 2000’s, Catholic schools reigned top dog when it came to first choice education for the middle class. In San Francisco, every district had a Catholic school you could send your kid to. After K-8th grade, there were a plethora of

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14 Mar 2019

U.S. Ranks 45th in Countries Friendliest for LGBTQ Community to Travel to

The year is 2019, but the United States and many other countries are still having trouble with this concept. Of particular interest is the way LGBTQ discrimination is baked right into our culture and our laws. And now we can prove it — with numbers.

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08 Mar 2019

Little Boxes Theater Might be Hosting the Weirdest Shows in San Francisco

Guest post by Edna Mira Raia Literal sparks projected at someone’s bare ass, a crying cow in a tub of pink milk, nudists in an upside-down room, trampoline powder art, rope suspended angels, and girls eating noodles off of each other’s bodies – I’ve seen all this craziness sprout from

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07 Mar 2019

A Comedy Show that Interacts in Real Time with Tinder Matches, & it’s Hilarious

By Jonas Barnes Tinder is the undisputed king of online dating and comedian and author Lane Moore has managed to take this dating app and turn it into a live comedy show. In NYC, this is something that any producer should celebrate because comedy comes and goes here on a

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27 Feb 2019

Oakland’s Black Joy Parade Was a Crowning Success

By Tonya Shipp With the end of African-American History Month closing in, Sunday was a great day for the 2nd annual Black Joy Parade and celebration in Oakland. While there was a chill in the air, it was bright and sunny! Thousands attended and cheered the short but sweet parade

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27 Feb 2019

The Green New Deal Isn’t Just Affordable, It’s Necessary Now

By Ryan Smith The Green New Deal resolution Rep. Alexandra Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY) and Senator Ed Markey (D-MA) have proposed has captured the attention of the American public like nothing else. The deal presents a sweeping vision for meeting the challenge of climate change by creating a more just, equitable and

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20 Feb 2019

Richmond Has Hella Culture

By Haley Pollock The Bay Area is well known for some its larger urban centers. San Francisco, San Jose, Oakland and Berkeley often steal the spotlight and have global name recognition. Tucked in here and there are dozens of tiny cities that completely fall under the radar. Most locals don’t

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18 Feb 2019

Is the New French Wine Bar & Retail Shop, Verjus, Worth the Hype?

Worth the Hype? is a column by longtime food and drink writer Geri Koeppel, who will check out bars and restaurants (some new, others popular or exceptional in some way) on her own dime and tell you whether she thinks they’re worth the hype or not. The deciding factor: Whether she’d go back and spend money again. She might not be exactly broke-ass, but she’s definitely cheap-ass and doesn’t put up with a rip-off.

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