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06 May 2021

60% of Small Businesses Closed in the Past Year. Why This Matters.

just because businesses are starting to reopen, it doesn’t mean we need to slow down on showing love and support to our local businesses. The uniqueness, the charm, the diversity, the vibrancy, the sense of community – these are all reasons why we shop at and support small and local businesses.

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23 Apr 2021

Lessons The Pandemic Has Taught Me About My Facebook Friends

BY LAURIE RIIHIMAKI They say that tragedy can bring out people’s true colors. And that was certainly the case with the pandemic. Now you’d think empathy would be the number one reaction to this deadly no-shame virus, but you’d be wrong. The biggest reaction to come from this was assholiness.

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18 Jan 2021

The 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 2021. You can get something delicious, that will also fill you up, at all these eateries for under

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13 Apr 2021

The All Women Art Show at the Voss Gallery Took Me to Paradise

By JC CARLSTON It was a brisk Friday night in the Mission as I walked along Valencia up to 24th in a haste as to not be late for my 7:30 covid safe time slot for the Paradise art show at Voss Gallery. The Mission was abuzz with live music,

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05 Mar 2021

Journalist Retaliated Against by Private Prison Company for Reporting COVID Outbreak

By Marc Norton Sometimes a particular fight weaves together so many strands of the oppressive fabric of the USA that it is difficult to figure out what is key and where to begin. Such is the case with the fight to free San Francisco BayView editor Malik Washington from the clutches

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19 Feb 2021

2021 is Finally Giving Me Hope

If you have made it this far, congratulations. You have been living in the world of the pandemic for an entire year. You have also made it through four years of hell.

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12 Feb 2021

Bake Muffins & Fight Homelessness on National Muffin Day!

National Muffin Day is coming up on Sunday, February 21!  Normally we bake together with big kitchen parties and distribute muffins to people experiencing homelessness, but like everything else in the world, things are different this year. 

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12 Feb 2021

Yes, Big Tech is Too Powerful AND De-Platforming Trump Was Still the Right Move

For the past month, people of the world have woken up every day, slapped their fingers onto their smartphones to silence their morning alarms, unlocked their devices, and scrolled through their social media feeds. And what has been missing the entire time? A single word from former President Donald Trump.

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26 Jan 2021

Trump Pardons Were Mixed Bag of Accidental Good, Intentional Bad and Absolute Absurdity

By Ian Firstenberg During his term, former President Donald Trump pardoned 89 people and commuted 117 sentences. The volume and late-stage flurry is thoroughly average compared to past presidents. Some of Trump’s pardons are distinctly more political, like the four Blackwater guards convicted for murdering Iraqi citizens, while some are

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