Housing

03 Aug 2022

Little Miss Bay Area Fault Lines

Mr. Worry: the San Andreas Fault The title of Mr. Worry goes to the San Andreas Fault, since he worries the whole state of California. The San Andreas is arguably the world’s most famous fault. It leveled Los Angeles with a fictional M9.9 in 1974’s cleverly-titled Earthquake. Casualties included characters

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03 Jul 2022

Four Reasons Not To Celebrate the Fourth of July

The fourth of July supposedly symbolizes freedom. It means liberty, self-governance. Independence from tyranny. July 4th is supposed to be fun, because living in America was supposed to be fun. The ruling fathers wove opulence into the foundational documents of this country. They killed and enslaved for extravagant wealth, for

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10 Jun 2022

Can You Afford a Shack in The Bay Area?

Probably not. Well, maybe? For years many people have felt priced out of buying  a home in The Bay Area. We talk about it with a tone of defeat. We feel stuck and wonder if being priced out of The Bay means there isn’t a place for us here. Scouring

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4 images in one collage. vineyard, man sitting in front of the golden gate bridge, redwoods and a man waving a LGBT flag
27 May 2022

What I Miss Most When Traveling Outside of The Bay Area

Traveling outside of the Bay Area for more than a weekend, you instantly start to find that you begin to miss home. Not because you’re not in a beautiful place or because you’re somehow unsatisfied with your vacation. You miss it because there’s no other place like it. Beyond the

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24 May 2022

“Historic” Expansion of San Francisco Rent Control Proposed

Supervisor Aaron Peskin introduced a Charter Amendment on Tuesday, May 24th that would “effectively enable the largest expansion of rent control since 1979” should voters adopt the measure this November. “The market rents of today will be the affordable rents of tomorrow, which I’ve seen firsthand in my over two

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20 May 2022

Local Web Series “City Folx” Brings Drag King Laughs

Drag performance may be getting its moment in the pop cultural spotlight thanks to the likes of “RuPaul’s Drag Race.”  However, that spotlight’s mainly shining on drag queens, not drag kings.  Instead of waiting for some mainstream media outlet to notice the talent of drag kings, local director Rae Dawn

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06 May 2022

The Great Divide: San Francisco Journalist’s Latest Project Aims to Humanize the Homeless

Robert Gumpert moved to the Potrero Hill neighborhood in 1983 and has lived in the same house for 39 years. In his 48 years of journalism, Gumpert gravitated towards long term projects

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22 Apr 2022

The “Mayor of Balmy Alley” Has Been Evicted

Balmy Alley in The Mission is covered in brightly colored murals which delight visitors. For the last year, the “Mayor of Balmy”, artist Andrés Rojo, has been navigating the legal system after he was evicted by his landlord. Last week, Rojo lost his legal battle and has less than 40

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