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20 May 2020

The Stork Club in Oakland Has Closed Down

Coronavirus has struck again and this time the casualty is the 102 year old Stork Club in Oakland. The storied venue has hosted just about every imaginable type of performance over the past century, so this is a big blow to the Oakland creative scene. The news broke yesterday when the

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20 May 2020

Who Wants a Signed Copy of “Home Baked” by Alia Volz?

A blazingly funny, heartfelt memoir from the daughter of the larger-than-life woman who ran Sticky Fingers Brownies, an underground bakery that distributed thousands of marijuana brownies per month and helped provide medical marijuana to AIDS patients in San Francisco. HOME BAKED by Alia Volz is a new kind of marijuana story—one in

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18 May 2020

Undocumented Immigrants Now Able to Receive COVID Relief Money

Starting today, California undocumented immigrants impacted by COVID-19 can apply for relief funds. According to the Mercury News: The state has set up funding to help support them during the coronavirus crisis, providing $125 million through a public-private partnership. It’s been touted as the first fund of its kind to

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14 May 2020

Watch ‘Prince & The Revolution: Live’ And Other Rad Livestreams

Dearly beloved…. Prince’s estate is releasing a vintage 1985 Prince & the Revolution concert that will be available all weekend long, a sign o the times as it will be a fundraiser for COVID-19 relief. A whole bunch of your other favorite weekly events and parties are providing online streaming

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12 May 2020

New CA Guidelines to Reopen Restaurants, Malls, & Offices

Update: The mayor announced Wednesday that 95% of businesses can reopen for pickup and delivery business on Monday. Gov. Gavin Newsom announced modifications to the statewide stay-at-home order this afternoon (5/12) to allow more businesses in California to reopen, including dine-in restaurants, shopping malls and offices. So as long as

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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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02 May 2020

All the Best ‘May The 4th Be With You’ Livestreams And Other Rad Online Shows

We may be frozen in carbonite quarantine, but Star Wars-themed May the 4th Be With You livestreams and online meetups have red teams standing by even though everyone’s far, far away. A whole bunch of your other favorite weekly events and parties are providing online streaming alternatives too, as are

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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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