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08 Jun 2020

Bay Area Family Stranded on Tiny Philippine Island Since the Start of COVID

Back in November 2019, my wife Joyce and I decided to go to Palawan, her home island in the Philippines, to have our daughter Valley. I’m a professional musician, so I came back to California for most of February to play shows and make as much money as I could before returning to finish the process of getting Valley’s American Passport and bringing them home.

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05 Jun 2020

Caravan for Justice Was Unlike Any Protest I’ve Ever Been To

For about half an hour, car after car after car after car after car drove by me, waving, honking, flashing peace signs, or pumping their fists in the air, with all the energy of a people starting an exciting new journey.

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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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29 May 2020

All That Glitters: Alcatraz Lighthouse, 1969

All That Glitters is an homage to the dreamers and schemers that make the Bay Area unique. San Francisco artist Kaytea Petro uses a homemade hibiscus ink to illustrate historic photos, lovingly depicting a bygone era. More of her work can be seen at kayteapetro.com or on her Instagram. All

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25 May 2020

You Should Update Your Resume w/ the Things You Learned During COVID

I was talking with one of my neighbors, who worked as a librarian till COVID 19 shut the libraries. The City assigned him to be a residential shift manager at a quarantine hotel for at risk homeless people. We talked about all the skills he was developing at this new job that he been thrown into after undergoing some quick online trainings.

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22 May 2020

All That Glitters: Sgt. Garrity in the Marina District, 1989

All That Glitters is an homage to the dreamers and schemers that make the Bay Area unique. San Francisco artist Kaytea Petro uses a homemade hibiscus ink to illustrate historic photos, lovingly depicting a bygone era. More of her work can be seen at kayteapetro.com or on her Instagram. All

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15 May 2020

All That Glitters: Sutro Tower from Bernal Heights, 2019

All That Glitters is an homage to the dreamers and schemers that make the Bay Area unique. San Francisco artist Kaytea Petro uses a homemade hibiscus ink to illustrate historic photos, lovingly depicting a bygone era. More of her work can be seen at kayteapetro.com or on her Instagram. All

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11 May 2020

A Goodbye to My Friend Bear Vasquez, The “Double Rainbow Guy”

Bear Vasquez passed away yesterday after a number of years of poor health. Bear was a virtual friend of mine for 5 years. I had first seen him through the Couchsurfing networks and groups of Yosemite, where he lived and then I saw him interviewed on Broke-Ass Stuart’s Kinda Late Show in 2015 and it made me want to meet him even more than I had already as a fellow active couchsurfer. So I contacted him about coming to stay at his place sometime.

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08 May 2020

Photos of a Closed Down San Francisco

Guest Post by James Conrad My name is James Conrad, and I am a photographer living and working in San Francisco, California, with one principal focus of my craft being live musical performance. On Friday, 16 March 2020, I was at the Mechanics’ Institute, a private library located at 57

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