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21 Sep 2020

How to Make Virtual Festivals Way Better

Burning Man went virtual this year, and we all learned a lot in a hurry. It wasn’t the first festival to go all-online (Outside Inside Lands streamed on Twitch this year, and Glastonbury’s Shangri La went virtual as Lost Horizon), but virtual Burning Man certainly raised the bar for sheer size and audacity. Sure, there were performances, but Burning Man and events like it are about exploring places, art, and people. It’s close, but not there yet for me.

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17 Sep 2020

How Your Rubber Pollutes Our Land, Air, and Sea

How San Franciscans are reusing tires for positive things, so they don’t end up in the ocean or the landfill. Turns out 30% of ocean microplastics are from transportation rubber sources!

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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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11 Sep 2020

Baskit: The Radical, Socialist, Pay-What-You-Can Produce Delivery

By Haley Pollock Remember when Mister Rogers once spoke to children who felt scared by unexpected and traumatic events, and he said, “Look for the helpers”? Meaning, when stuff is awful, as it so frequently is lately, seeing people who are helping others makes it less scary, more hopeful. Adrian

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10 Sep 2020

How the DNA Lounge is Keeping SF Weird During the Pandemic

The club has significantly upgraded its webcast technology, and has transformed itself into a de facto television studio, for broadcasting live events from its stage to the world.

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04 Sep 2020

How to Make Sure Your Vote is Counted in These Broken times

Here’s how voting will work this year, during the pandemic. And here’s how the Internet can help you get it done.

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02 Sep 2020

Is SF Renters Alliance an Advocacy Group or Campaign Front?

By Ian Firstenberg A consultant affiliated with Scott Wiener’s campaign helped prop up an advocacy group claiming to support San Francisco renters.  “San Francisco Renters Alliance” sent out a standard questionnaire last week to San Francisco residents asking for personal and other routine political organization information. The small print at

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27 Aug 2020

California Wildfire Relief: How You Can Help 

Thank you to the firefighters, first responders, community organizers, volunteers and donors who are coming together to take care of each other during these wild times. 

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26 Aug 2020

SF Supes Extend Covid-19 Worker, Renter Protections

Guest post by Wesley Wells We’re sitting through the San Francisco Board of Supervisors meetings and breaking them down for you so you don’t have to! Here’s the mini minutes for the Board of Supervisors held Tuesday, August 25, 2020. Full minutes are available right here. Video and transcript are

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