Nik Wojcik - East Bay Editor

25 Mar 2020

Here Are Some Free Resources To Care For Your Mental Health

These are trying times. The shelter-in-place order and quarantines related to COVID-19 have turned normal life upside down. Between the financial stress and inability to visit with loved ones, people are likely to experience some elevated stress and mental health issues. There are enjoyable ways people can help mitigate stress

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18 Mar 2020

Restaurants and School Districts Step Up to Feed People During Coronavirus Crisis

In trying times such as what we’re nationally and globally experiencing with the coronavirus threat, our friends, families and neighbors will all need our help from time to time, and there is no better way to help than to feed those who are hungry. There are a handful of Bay

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18 Feb 2020

The Delicious Card: Rad Deals at 30+ SF Restaurants

I am extremely excited to announce the release of The Delicious Card! Delicious cardholders get awesome deals at over 30 of your favorite SF eateries! Membership is a great way to explore new places, support local businesses, and support local journalism.

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11 Mar 2020

More Than a Dozen Bay Area College Campuses Cancel In-Person Classes

Several college campuses around the Bay Area have shut down in-person class instruction in an effort to reduce spread of the 2019 novel coronavirus, or COVID-19. Though most campuses have not reported any confirmed cases, administrations are understandably concerned for the student body, faculty and staff in confined, poorly ventilated,

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26 Feb 2020

Bring Your Brooms Out to Protest Homeless Encampment Sweeps

Coinciding with a Local Homeless Coordinating Board meeting, the housing rights organization Solutions Not Sweeps Coalition will be holding a protest of sorts at the steps of San Francisco City Hall Thursday, brooms encouraged. The group is asking folks to come out with sweeping devices in hand to bring attention

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19 Feb 2020

Ladybugs Are Gettin’ It On in the East Bay

PSA for the voyeur-lite.  February is a special time of year for ladybugs, and for people who have a thing for insect mating rituals. No judgement. Seriously though, there’s nothing quite like a beautiful, red swarm of little winged ladybugs dancing in the first warm sun of the year. The

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19 Feb 2020

Wednesday’s Debate Will Highlight How Candidates Really See Latino Voters

Wednesday marks the first debate of the primary season where candidates will not just be asked to take voters of color into consideration but to address them directly. Nevada, where the first truly diverse caucus will be held Saturday, is comprised of about 29 percent Latinos, as reflected by the

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12 Feb 2020

F8 Nightclub Needs Your Help to Keep the Tax Man at Bay

The About section on the F8 Nightclub and Bar website says it all:  “Our main goal is music and everything else is supplementary…” That way of thinking has made the SoMa nightclub a beloved go-to spot at 1192 Folsom Street, but it has unfortunately backfired in terms of sustainability. The

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12 Feb 2020

The Expanded Moms 4 Housing Bill Could Change the Whole Game

A movement that started with two mothers making a stand for their rights to be housed in an increasingly untenable market is growing into something with potential to positively impact countless Oakland residents.  In a press release issued Tuesday, the group announced that a bill drafted in their name, the

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