Finance

01 Aug 2017

Global Warming Poses Threat to Wine Making

At this point, all but the staunchest of global warming deniers have come around. Even when you know something is happening, it can be difficult to take action. Sometimes it has to hit you in the face. Sometimes, it has to hit you in the drink.

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18 Aug 2016

The Future of Marijuana Tourism in San Francisco

This post is brought to you by the fine folks at Medithrive, a medical cannabis dispensary we recommend. Their new storefront at 1933 Mission St is dope, and so are their products

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11 Aug 2009

Broke-Ass Financial Coaching: What Would You Do if You Had No Income at All?

While being young, broke and beautiful is all well and good, some people’s finances are more jacked than others.  That’s why we’ve invited Betsy Crouch (aka Coach $izzle) to come onboard and dole out some much needed advice.  She is a professional financial coach after all.  If you’ve got a question

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Rent-control
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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02 Apr 2020

How to Buy Your Favorite Bar a Drink, During the Crisis

The kind of joints who have owners that work behind the bar themselves, the kind of businesses that have actual character built over years of serving a certain neighborhood. 

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24 Feb 2020

Manchester as a Case Study in Gentrification-Weaponized Art

by Xan Holbrook As anyone who has read my work can intuit, I am an Englishman. Specifically, from Manchester. The story of Manchester is one of change. Ask anyone who sells apartments or business space around here and they’d trot out “rebirth” or “reinvention” but the point remains true. A

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19 Jan 2020

The Real-Life Diamond Industry is a Corrupt Sham Too

by Kate Brunotts Everyone seems to be talking about the Safdie brothers’ latest film “Uncut Gems” and how it was overwhelmingly snubbed in the 2020 Oscar nominations. The film, notably starring Adam Sandler in a non-comedic role, follows the chaotic life of a fictional player in 2012’s New York Diamond

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14 Jan 2020

Oakland Beer Bar Selling Micro Loans to the Community

A company called the SMBX, which dubs itself “the world’s first Small Business Bond marketplace”, quietly opened for business, and quickly helped the beloved San Francisco-based knife shop Bernal Cutlery raise $140,000 to fund its expansion.

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