Advice

26 May 2020

You Can Help Support Youth Creativity During COVID-19

With everyone sheltering in place, Youth Beat, a digital media training program in Oakland, quickly switched to a virtual classroom format. And it’s been a real lifeline for many of their students, who are almost all low-income, inner-city Oakland kids who’ve been hit hard by the COVID-19 crisis. Those kids

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26 May 2020

Fugly Pedestrian Bridge At Geary & Steiner Successfully Demolished

Look at that beautiful blue sky over the corner of Geary and Steiner streets, a sight that has not been visible in that spot since 1962. We told you last week that they were tearing down the concrete pedestrian bridge at that intersection that has served as a uniquely terrible

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26 May 2020

Dolores Park Crowd Does Good Social Distancing, Despite Spring Fever

The Memorial Day Weekend storming of Gay Beach posed great risk in the age of coronavirus,  but the throngs who showed up at Dolores Park this weekend socially distanced pretty well. This despite that many of these barely-clothed hot people had not been sexually aroused by anything other than a

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01 May 2020

Bots are Stealing Food Orders on Instacart and Hurting Undocumented Workers

Instacart workers are on strike for May 1 today, along with frontline workers at Amazon, Whole Foods, and other delivery retailers. One reason Instacart workers are striking, is the heartbreaking exploitation of undocumented workers, bagged into a new exploit on that grocery delivery app. According to a report from TechCrunch,

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20 Apr 2020

Unemployment Benefits for Gig Workers & Self-Employed Delayed at Least 2 Weeks

Millions of gig workers, self-employed people, and independent contractors have lost their livelihoods due to this pandemic, yet they don’t qualify for traditional unemployment benefits because they don’t work traditional jobs. As someone who works for themselves and whose business has been decimated by this pandemic, I’ve been thirstily awaiting

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17 Apr 2020

How to Get a High Fashion Face Mask, Or Make A Mask Yourself

Wearing a mask is now mandatory in San Francisco. “Starting today, people in San Francisco are required to wear face coverings at essential businesses, in public facilities, on transit, and while performing essential work,” Mayor London Breed said in a Friday afternoon announcement.  This creates an instant demand for homemade

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16 Apr 2020

How to Behave in Grocery Stores According to Grocery Workers

The rules and sanitation standards are constantly being updated in your neighborhood grocery stores during the COVID pandemic.  Knowing your store’s rules and safety practices will help you stay safe, and help keep our grocery store workers safer, while they keep the country supplied.  For the official COVID safety practices

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15 Apr 2020

Why You Can’t Be Evicted During COVID & What To Do If You Can’t Pay Rent

San Francisco, along with most cities in the US, have enacted an ‘eviction moratorium’ due to the COVID-19 pandemic.  This means that residential and commercial tenants cannot be evicted during the coronavirus outbreak, including for non-payment of rent.  The eviction moratorium is currently effective through June 21, 2020 in San

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