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20 Dec 2018

The Labor Crisis Happening in the Bay Area’s Mental Health Profession

Guest post by Sarah Dardick, Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist Social Work and Counseling Master’s students typically spend two to four challenging years in graduate school. During this period of study, students are referred to as “trainees” or “interns” and are required to complete one or two full years in

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18 Dec 2018

Two Women Paid Off $1.5 Million in Medical Debt For Strangers

By Katie Robbins How would you like to wake up this holiday season to find a letter in your mailbox announcing a complete stranger has paid off your medical bills just because they wanted to? That’s exactly what two activists with the Campaign for New York Health did for over

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07 Dec 2018

How George H.W. Bush’s Death Is Irrelevant After World AIDS Day

Guest Post by Max Silver Wednesday, December 5, 2018 marked a National Day of mourning for President George H.W. Bush, who died on Friday, November 30. CNN has an article about it. The New York Times has it covered, too. You already know Fox News is going to spin this

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05 Dec 2018

The Best Cheap Eats in Richmond

By Haley Pollock If you don’t know, you better ask somebody: Richmond isn’t just coming up, it’s always been. Those of you who think Richmond is something out of Law & Order need to come correct. Richmond is hella brown, hella progressive and hella cool. There’s a thriving art community

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30 Nov 2018

This Website Has the Ultimate List of Holiday Events in SF

I love the holidays. I love San Francisco. But both can be hard: The consumerism, stress, and family drama then the rent, more stress, and a feeling that the high you’re getting from this city is transitory or illusive (and I say that as a native San Franciscan).

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26 Nov 2018

How to Drink Wine and Not Become a Monster

I drink wine, often, and in high quantities. I have not always been in this habit, but it comes with the territory of being the Chief Wine Educator and Founder of WineUp. I get asked all the time, “How do you combat the undesired physical effects of wine”? I’m here to share the scoop with you my fellow oenophiles!

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21 Nov 2018

Now That the Election Is Over, Lets Talk Dollars and Sense

By Ryan Smith Most of the straggling election results have finally worked themselves out, so now it’s time to take a look at how our local and state votes will really impact our pockets. A lot happened at the ballot boxes all over the country and across the state.  The

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16 Nov 2018

How Tech Companies are Responding to California Fires

As many know, some of the world’s biggest tech companies call San Francisco, the Bay Area, and Silicon Valley their home. Locals have had a hell of a time getting those companies to put us, their neighbors, ahead of company shareholder goals. Uber adding over 6,000 cars to our streets daily, Twitter opposing the business tax for homeless, overpaid employees driving up rents and worsening the divide…you get the picture. It hasn’t been a pretty one.

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