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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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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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26 May 2021

Welcome to San Francisco, Capital of Vaccine Privilege

BY Lysol Tony-Romeo
San Francisco has a lot of titles. We’re one of Tennessee Williams’ only three American cities that aren’t Cleveland, a title we share with New York and New Orleans. We have the misfortune of being the Tech Capital, and we’re still the Best City For Marijuana In North America. With all the excitement about things returning to “normal” we should probably acknowledge a new title

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20 May 2021

Compassionate Alternative Responses to Homelessness in San Francisco

Op-Ed By Jennifer Friedenbach  Jennifer Friedenbach is the Executive Director of the Coalition on Homelessness, San Francisco. CoH organizes homeless people to fight for permanent solutions and human rights. SF CART: Statement on Mayor’s New Street Responses In January of 2020, the San Francisco Police Commission passed a resolution unanimously

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14 May 2021

CloseBuy: The Browser Extension that Helps You Shop Local & Skip Amazon

By Jazz Sahota If you’re like nearly half of Americans, you probably start your search for an item on Amazon. And maybe over the past year, you might have noticed you were spending a bit more on Amazon – since businesses were closed and we all had to shop online

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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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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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