Jessica Z

10 Jan 2022

Here’s How To Snag This Adorable Pigeon Tote Bag

Over the years, I’ve been a proud patron of the New Yorker…….’s tote bags, which have played an integral part of my outfits, travel overpacking, and grocery hauls.  In March 2018, I snagged my first bag, with the classic design of the publication’s logo:       Then, I snagged

03 Jan 2022

🐦 Corvid-19 🐦 : What Experts Are Saying About Omicron

Welcome to the new year, with a new variant alive and well! There’s A Lot Of Information swirling out there, and I’m deeply grateful to all of the public health and science communicators disseminating accessible information to the public. I’ve been thinking about curation as care, especially amid the attention

15 Feb 2023

The 2023 SF Wine Passport is Here!

Step into a world of adventure with the 2023 SF Wine Passport! There’s no better way to explore San Francisco than to literally drink it in. You get 2-for-1 glasses of wine at 23 of SF’s finest locally owned bars and restaurants for only $39.95! It honestly doesn’t get much better than that. And after the

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20 Dec 2021

Dear Reader, Where Are The Early 20-Something Year Olds in SF?

(Mhm, I’m listening to SZA right now.) Selfishly, I would love to know where the early 20-somethings in SF are — I know there are new grads who have moved here for work, or people who go to school here, so I am imagining pockets around SOMA/Fidi/Mission where tech offices

20 Dec 2021

Help Food Banks in San Francisco Help People in Need

Almost 1 in 4 San Franciscans struggle with hunger, according to figures put out by the SF-Marin Food Bank and reported on by the SF Chronicle. Other figures reported include: 1 in 5 Marin residents are food insecure. 1 in 5 Alameda County residents go to the food bank. 12

20 Dec 2021

Biden Won’t Extend Student Loan Relief Amid a Backdrop of Financial Hardship and New COVID Variant

UPDATE: Good news! Since this article was published, Biden has announced that he will continue the pause on student loan repayment until May 1st, 2022. President Joe Biden plans to resume student loan payments on Feb 1, 2022, after nearly a two year pause coinciding with the COVID-19 pandemic. In

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17 Dec 2021

In My Metafeels: On Seasonality and Feeling S.A.D. 

Right now, I’m listening to Yaeji’s “When In Summer, I Forget About The Winter”. The refrain goes: “When in summer, I forget about the winter When I’m happy, I forget about the blue When I’m in love, I forget that I was lonely When I realize, I’m a bit forgetful”

13 Dec 2021

Indoor Mask Mandate Back on in California, Regardless of Vaccination Status

There will be an indoor mask mandate set for Dec. 15 to Jan. 15 across all counties in California. The announcement coincides with the California Department of Public Health’s report that were 18 reported cases of the fast-spreading Omicron variant in the state as of Thursday. California has always required

06 Dec 2021

“Twindemic” Warning: Omicron Variant May Have Genetic Snippet From Common Cold Virus

Scientists and health experts are encouraging all eligible people to get both flu vaccine and COVID booster shots, ahead of a potential “twindemic,” in which COVID-19 and flu cases rise at the same time. Pfizer’s effectiveness drops down to 47% from 88% six months after the second dose, according to