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26 Aug 2020

Why is the SF Fire Department Facing Budget Cuts Amid a Megafire Era?

As citizens were applauding our first responders and those on the frontlines of the historic Northern California blazes, the San Francisco Fire Department has been fighting battles of their own over city wide budget cuts.

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21 Aug 2020

What it’ll Be Like Attending Burning Man via Virtual Reality This Year

It’s technically been years in the making, but with only two weeks left before Burn Week it’s also time to finalize 3D models, particle effects, and interactions from dozens of theme camps participating in the BRCvr virtual world, as part of the globally-connected virtual Burning Man in 2020.

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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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21 Aug 2020

Things I Wish I’d Known Before Evacuating My Home

I was in bed, sick and trying to recover, ignoring the weird barbecue smell wafting in from nearby and writing in my journal about how a confluence of events – including meditating like a motherfucker for six months straight – had culminated in this serene and calm harmony, an inner peace where nothing could ruffle my feathers. Then, my roommate Jen walked in.

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19 Aug 2020

A Recipe for Revolution When Government is Willing to Let Us Starve

By Sunny Dell People talk of revolution like they make New Year’s resolutions. They all sound so committed and serious at first, and then the idea fades away as the days tick by and inconvenience settles in. But what happens when it’s more inconvenient to not revolt, when we have

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19 Aug 2020

SF Board of Supervisors Intends to Create an Advisory Committee on Reparations

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 on Tuesday, August 18, 2020. Full minutes available right here. Video and transcript available right

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14 Aug 2020

The Eternal NIMBY vs YIMBY Battle Was on Full Display at the SF BoS Meeting

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 on Tuesday, August 11th, 2020. Full minutes available right here. Video and transcript available right here.

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13 Aug 2020

The Second Year in San Francisco 

I did not fall in love with San Francisco instantly. It never asked me to. It did not make me feel like my presence necessitated justification. 

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12 Aug 2020

Israel Turns to Unlawful Detention When Propaganda Fails to Silence Anti-Zionists

By Ian Firstenberg  Early on July 30, dozens of armed soldiers and at least one dog stormed the house of a prominent BDS coordinator near Ramallah. His 9-year-old son and 7-year-old daughter protested loudly as their father was taken out in handcuffs.  Mahmoud Nawaja’a, 34, is a national coordinator for

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