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A car on fire.
19 Feb 2024

What San Francisco’s Mayor Got Wrong About The Burnt Waymo Car

The wonders of the modern world, no matter the wonder or the era in question, have often come at a steep cost. Take the bicycle, cemented in the world economy when Scottish inventor John Dunlop zhuzhed up his son’s two-wheeler with a bit of tread; The rubber brought to Europe

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A guy.
12 Feb 2024

This Oakland-Based Poet Wants You to Step Up Your Politics

Darius Simpson is the kind of guy who has to wait until Saturday night to take calls. The poet, educator, farmer, and activist stays fully engaged in a plethora of Bay Area communities. And in a time when the word “activist” has become closer to a personality trait or a

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27 Jan 2024

The San Francisco Beer Passport is Here!

Step into a world of adventure with the San Francisco Beer Passport. There’s no better way to explore San Francisco than to literally drink it in. This passport is amazing! Each one contains 27 coupons to buy one beer, get a second beer FREE at 27 of the finest locally

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Three people.
12 Feb 2024

If Taylor Swift is a Tortured Poet, Isn’t Everyone?

While winning yet another Grammy, Taylor Swift took the chance to plug her upcoming and eleventh album: The Tortured Poets Department. Shortly after the announcement, Google recorded a 588 percent increase of users searching “Dead Poets Society.” This strange moment arrives within a year of Drake’s Titles Ruin Everything dropping, a

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Cat and a dog.
05 Feb 2024

It’s Raining Free Cats and Dogs in San Francisco This Month

San Francisco is not in a sorry state: The city is doing just fine, thank you. There are people packing Li Po on Saturday nights like they have for decades and families bumping their strollers along the Great Highway as they have since the pandemic’s onset. Downtown might be as

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A sign.
05 Feb 2024

This North Bay Town Has Gone Almost a Year With No Post Office

In Bolinas, a funky little coastal enclave in Marin County, residents are calling out the state government over a local lack of resources. No, it’s not food, thanks to a smattering of restaurants and markets, nor gas which comes courtesy of Bo Gas, though it’s as pricey a gallon of

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A tree.
29 Jan 2024

Have Y’all Ever Been to San Francisco’s Mount Olympus?

For those who have never heard of Ashbury Heights, a literally lofty micro neighborhood above Cole Valley, don’t worry: You’re one thousand percent not alone. Possibly just to appease property developers, possibly because it has actually been a Thing for a long time, the small area at the bottom of

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The side of a toy store.
29 Jan 2024

San Francisco’s Oldest Toy Store to Shutter After 86 Years

One of San Francisco’s unsung heroes on the edge of Union Square is about to hang up their cape for good. Jeffrey’s Toys, a toy and comic book store founded in 1938, once had seven locations throughout the 48 hills. Now, the Chronicle reports the final outpost at 45 Kearny Street

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22 Jan 2024

San Francisco First Major U.S. City to Call for Ceasefire in Gaza

After months of local protest, those in the Bay supporting an end to the escalating humanitarian crisis in Gaza have reason to celebrate. There’s been a boat shutdown and countless demonstrations, but only in early January did the city of San Francisco itself join the cause taken up by the

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