San Francisco

26 Jan 2021

Bay Area Braces for Wet and Wild Winter Storm

The storm brewing overhead will deliver desperately needed rain throughout the region, but it unfortunately comes in the form of an atmospheric river that will create as much damage as it does benefit. The winter rainstorm quickly descending on the Bay Area has prompted widespread evacuations in the Santa Cruz

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19 Jan 2021

Biden and Harris Honor Lives Lost to COVID-19

Good leaders know that solidarity is the core of a nation’s strength. When the people suffer loss, those in power should suffer alongside them. It’s that show of compassion and humanity that builds bridges and trust. Hours before Joe Biden and Kamala Harris were set to be sworn in, the

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19 Jan 2021

Pompeo Goes Full White Supremacist in Last Day On the Job

The man who has served as the president’s chief foreign policy advisor for just shy of three years, who has negotiated with foreign powers on behalf of the nation, said publicly Tuesday that multiculturalism is “not who America is.” With a little more than one day left on the job,

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19 Jan 2021

Mr. Limata Has a Story to Tell

After COVID-19 forced school closures, Mr. Limata wanted to find a way to really connect with his first-grade students in the vast and often impersonal virtual space. He also sensed a need among older members of the community suddenly detached from each other. The Oakland teacher turned his own love

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12 Jan 2021

Carroll Fife Cuts Her Oakland City Council Teeth With Encampment Amendment Issue

Oakland City Council will meet Tuesday afternoon to discuss a number of agenda items. Among items to be considered are some simple extensions of emergency declarations, a proposal to lease land near the Chabot Space & Science Center for use by the school district and clarification of the city’s regulations

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11 Jan 2021

San Francisco’s Queen of Monologues Turns 35 in Style

A million years ago, in 2018, when sitting in the confines of a tiny theater in the Tenderloin wasn’t anxiety-inducing in the least, I caught “Altars for my Alters” at the SF Fringe Festival. While most solo Fringe shows are minimalistic, often performed by a person in black using only

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08 Jan 2021

Bay of the Living Dead: More Hammer Horror!

Welcome to Bay of the Living Dead, a regular column about the horror genre. Last month we took a look at the recent Blu Ray releases of two classic Hammer horror films. As was stated, Hammer Films is a British production company who, from 1957-1975, was world famous for its sumptuous,

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05 Jan 2021

No Charges in Jacob Blake’s Shooting on Same Day Rittenhouse Pleads Not Guilty

“No Kenosha law enforcement officer in this case will be charged with any criminal offense.” After a fiery summer in an unprecedented movement for civil rights, those words will be remembered as a deep cut. Kenosha County District Attorney Michael Graveley announced Tuesday that the officer who shot Jacob Blake

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