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24 Apr 2020

Bay Area Artists: Sources for Emergency Grants

Most grant giving organizations are overwhelmed right now.  Many have already given away all their money and are looking for more donors to second or third rounds of grants & loans.  So, artists, realize that some of these organizations may be maxed out, and all will have different timelines, guidelines

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24 Apr 2020

COVID Resources for SF Bay Area Residents & Workers

Links to all COVID related information sites for residents and workers in the Bay Area
Data, laws, safety, housing, homeless, grants/loans, unemployment, groceries, food banks

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11 Jul 2020

Philz Coffee Has Massive Layoffs Due to COVID-19

Philz Coffee is an SF institution. I remember when there was just a single location on 24th St. and it felt like a loungy college coffeeshop. Since then Philz has grown massively. They’ve raised $75 million in funding, ditched the bohemian vibes (other than the original location), and currently has

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10 Jul 2020

America’s Complicated Relationship with the TV Show ‘Cops’

Guest Post by Limus Woods The longest running TV reality show in history, Cops, was permanently cancelled a few weeks ago amid the many protests across the country against police brutality. A spokesperson from Paramount said that they don’t have any plans to bring it back at all, and that

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10 Jul 2020

Even More Great Stuff Playing on Netflix in July

Netflix has not run out of good stuff to show in July.  In the second part of this preview, you’ll hear about:  a TV mini-series co-created by actress Cate Blanchett; the return of a very wonky superhero series; a deep dive with Laney College’s football team; an Academy Award-winning drama

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09 Jul 2020

The Best Wild Animal Videos To Put Your Mind at Ease During COVID

Many of us are spending a lot more time at home during shelter in place, and if you are like me. you’re missing the great outdoors.  I find myself watching videos of wild animals on youtube far more frequently than in the past, and there is a treasure trove of

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09 Jul 2020

SF Implements Highest Minimum Wage in USA

Big, swinging, progressive legislation went into effect July 1st in San Francisco.   The city’s minimum wage went up to $16.07 per hour, giving San Francisco the highest minimum wage of any major city in the United Sates. Sorry Seattle, your paltry “$13.50 an hour in wages and at least $15.75

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07 Jul 2020

Humongously Racist Viral Video Turns Out To Feature SF Tech CEO

The middle-finger waving tech bro in the image above is pictured just before he launched into an amazingly racist tirade directed at an Asian family eating at a Monterey County restaurant the night of July 4.  “Trump’s gonna f*** you!” and “You Asian piece of s***!” he yells at an

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