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05 Oct 2021

Haney and Campos Face Off Over Progressive Values Ahead of Election Call

By Ian Firstenberg  Last week, Assemblymember David Chiu was appointed to take on the role as San Francisco’s city attorney after 20-year incumbent Dennis Herrera announced he will leave to head up the embattled Public Utilities Commission.  Chiu is expected to step down on Oct. 31. The vacancy requires Gov.

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21 Sep 2021

Veteran Protester Gets Hauled Out of Bush Speech After Calling Him a Liar, War Criminal

By Ian Firstenberg  Former President George W. Bush joined celebrities and journalists alike on a speaking circuit when he was rudely reminded by an Iraq War veteran of the crimes against humanity he helped perpetrate.  Former President George W. Bush spoke in the Los Angeles area Sunday and Monday night as

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04 Aug 2021

Hooray! The Oakland & East Bay Beer Passport is Here!

Step into a world of adventure with the Oakland & East Bay Beer Passport There’s no better way to explore Oakland and the East Bay than to literally drink it in. This passport is amazing! Each one contains 28 coupons to buy one beer, get a second beer FREE at 28 of the

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21 Sep 2021

Black Lips, Guitar Riffs and Cocktail Sips at The Chapel

By Patricia Colli After a long hiatus without concerts, indoor venues finally reopened this month in SF and I went back to the mosh pit, where I belong, to see The Black Lips at The Chapel, one of my favorite venues in the city with the best drinks, awesome sound system

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02 Sep 2021

Massive Rise in SF Drug Overdose Deaths: City Hall Demonstration Demands Action

By Camila Vergara This Tuesday was International Overdose Awareness Day, a global effort to prevent overdoses and grieve those who have passed away. To mark it, activists gathered in front of City Hall in protest of the rise in accidental drug overdoses in San Francisco and to pressure city officials

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18 Aug 2021

Is It Wrong to Listen to R. Kelly’s Songs?

By LIMUS WOODS I was a teenager during the 1990’s and, like so many people my age who are fans of the Hip-Hop and R&B of that era, I grew up listening to R. Kelly. It’s hard to decide whether or not I’m supposed to play his music now, because

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12 Aug 2021

Queer Wave Coffee: The New Queer, Indigenous, & Socially Conscious Brew

By Kristen Pizzo When you think of social justice, I doubt coffee is the first thing that comes to mind. But like so many heavily consumed products, there are so many people, resources, and processes behind the scenes that it’s almost impossible to keep social justice out of the coffee

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24 Jun 2021

The San Francisco I Remember, is Gone Forever

By Justine Hall It has been three years since Iʼve been home. I moved away due to soaring rent and cost of living, like many others who grew up in San Francisco. With all the craziness of the last year and a half, I have found myself terribly homesick. I

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27 May 2021

Artist René Yañez & San Francisco’s Great Tortilla Conspiracy

The “Artist You Should Know” series highlights Bay Area artists who are doing incredible work, it’s our way of supporting the creative community and helping to keep San Francisco a strange and wonderful place.  By Ray Conteur What would San Francisco look like without the influence of Frida Kahlo? What about Día

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