COVID

08 Oct 2021

COVID Relief Program Expanded for Immigrant Families Who Can’t Get Other Funds

San Francisco Supervisor Shamann Walton joined several community organizations Wednesday to distribute funding to immigrant families affected by the COVID-19 pandemic who can’t qualify for public assistance programs because of their citizenship status. Funding through the city’s Family Relief Fund was created by Walton back in March 2020, at the

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24 Apr 2020

COVID Resources for SF Bay Area Residents & Workers

Links to all COVID related information sites for residents and workers in the Bay Area
Data, laws, safety, housing, homeless, grants/loans, unemployment, groceries, food banks

Alex Mak - Managing Editor 0
16 Nov 2022

I Need To Get Real With You for A Minute

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.

Broke-Ass Stuart - Editor In Cheap 0
09 Nov 2022

The Second Dot-com Bubble Is Bursting

“Irrational exuberance” Former Federal Reserve Chairman Alan Greenspan first uttered the phrase in 1996, describing what he considered an alarming economic trend. The rise of home internet usage was spurring several investors to stake digital claims like an online Oklahoma land run. Tech companies sprang up overnight, each hoping to

Jake Warren 2
11 Oct 2022

Artist You Should Know: A.A. Vincent

Sometimes, as much as you love a place and its people—in this case, Chicago, and all the memories it holds for me—it can’t hold all of who you are. And that’s okay. September 30th, 2021. The day I landed back in the Bay Area after having moved back to my

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08 Sep 2022

Kaiser Therapists Continue Strike Against Dangerously Long Wait Times for Therapy

Kaiser patients are waiting longer than ever for care, and clinicians keep leaving in droves because the work is unsustainable and patients continue to suffer.

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25 Aug 2022

Saving Sea Creatures On The California Coast: The Marine Mammal Center

The Largest Marine Mammal Hospital in the World! Is in Sausalito CA

Alex Mak - Managing Editor 0
18 Aug 2022

Life as an Illegal Sidewalk Vendor at UN Plaza, SF

I tried selling my own shit a couple of times when I needed to get high (or risk getting sick) and was penniless; even while working a full-time job where I made $24 an hour. The old Asian ladies loved to buy half-priced cigarettes from me that I would buy with gift cards from family members who didn’t trust me with any other funds.

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