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20 May 2020

Unhoused Mission Man Brutally Stabbed, Now His Neighbor Helps Him Survive

The ‘shelter in place’ order is impossible to follow for the thousands of San Franciscans who have no shelter.  During a pandemic, people living on the streets have it worse than ever.  Shelters have been closed, and demand for food banks has exploded as tens of thousands of San Franciscans

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19 May 2020

Anyone Living in SF Can Get A FREE COVID Test

If you have COVID symptoms or believe you’ve been exposed, you can get a COVID 19 test now in San Francisco whether you have health insurance or not.  Here is a directory and map of testing sites.  All other info is bellow. Via sf.gov Getting a test in San Francisco Testing

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14 May 2020

SF Art Orgs & Mayor Breed Ask Congress for Aid to the Arts

Mayors across the US, guided by 15 or so San Francisco arts organizations and Mayor London Breed’s office, wrote to Congress this week, asking the Fed to step up it’s support for the arts. The SFS thanks Mayor @LondonBreed, the SF Arts Alliance, & this group of 22 additional mayors

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12 May 2020

From The Bay to Palestine & Back, How Grand Coffee Became a Mission Staple

East Bay to Palestine, Palestine to San Francisco: How Nabeel Silmi built a coffee staple in the San Francisco Mission.

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06 May 2020

Honor Your Mom by Bailing Out Someone Else’s for Mother’s Day

For the past couple years I’ve been doing something extra special for my mom on Mother’s Day. It’s not flowers, it’s not candy, it’s not even a card. I’ve been helping bail someone else’s mother out of jail. And I’ll be doing the same this year.

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05 May 2020

The New Murals Going Up On Bay Area Boarded-up Storefronts!

Street artists are used to wearing face coverings and spending long hours alone.   In San Francisco, not even a pandemic is enough to stop artists from beautifying our city.  In April we introduced you to the Paint the Void Project; ARTISTS ARE PAINTING THE BOARDED UP BUSINESSES IN SF. Arts

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05 May 2020

The Safety Net of Bay Area Artists

This organization is putting real money in the hands of hundreds of local artists, and plans to sponsor incredible public art projects as well.

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29 Apr 2020

Joe Exotic is Crashing Zoom Calls to Raise Money for Hospitality Workers

Guest Post by Chris Luecke With the shelter-in-place mandate being in effect for over a month now, you’ve probably accomplished at least 2 things: You’ve binge watched Tiger King on Netflix and know more about exotic cats than you ever imagined. You’ve taken part in so many Zoom calls for

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