On Sunday, November 6th legendary San Francisco author and artist Paul Madonna was driving home in his SmartCar through McLaren Park when he was struck head-on by a Mercedes Benz driving in the wrong lane at approximately 65 mph. Witnesses of the crash reported that the Mercedes then fled the
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New York City Mayor Eric Adams just announced his initiative to renew involuntary commitment. A “common misunderstanding persists that we cannot provide involuntary assistance unless the person is violent,” said Adams, with the New York Times reporting. “Going forward, we will make every effort to assist those who are suffering
I get that this is the cost of doing business, but the flip side is that nearly all media, from music to writing to photography, is now expected to be free. The traditional business model has failed, and the only sustainable one going forward is for readers to support the publications they love and rely on.
ArthouseSF starts with taking care of our creative community, but it offers a model that can be adapted for other nonprofit housing projects
OMCA recently unveiled Seize the Time, an exhibition highlighting the legacy and present-day work of Angela Davis. The show follows a precedent set by OMCA’s previous exhibitions: like All Power to the People: Black Panthers at 50 and Hella Feminist, Seize the Time is an interdisciplinary, multimedia experience.
Last night there was a party. A party of freaks, geeks, and artists. A dance floor full of burlesque dancers, bartenders, and buskers. A crowd of cacophonists, comedians, cooks, clowns, caterers, and commies. Politicians, perverts, queers, teachers, writers, progressives, punks and every kind of beautiful San Franciscan one could hope
Anchored in West Oakland, The Crucible is a nonprofit industrial arts school that is known to specialize in welding, glass blowing, woodworking, and blacksmithing classes. First established in Berkeley in 1999, The Crucible moved to its current location 4 years later to Oakland in 2003, nearly 20 years ago. Within