COVID

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

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25 Sep 2020

Wish Bar in SoMa Has Permanently Closed

I just got the unfortunate email from Andrea Minoo, owner of Wish Bar in SoMa, that the the nearly 20 year old lounge has officially closed. This is a bad news day for SoMa considering we just reported that The Cake Gallery just down the street has also permanently closed. While

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23 Sep 2020

Fauci Smacks Down Rand Paul in COVID-19 Senate Hearing

Dr. Anthony Fauci had just about enough of Sen. Rand Paul (R-KY) during a Senate hearing Wednesday morning. Paul has repeatedly targeted Fauci, accusing him of being authoritarian in his suggestions aimed at protecting the public from COVID-19. Paul, who contracted the virus in March and infamously went swimming in

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16 Sep 2020

Donald Trump Thinks Waiters Know More Than Scientists

At long last, the opinions of waiters finally matter! For years, we couldn’t even convince people to listen to us when we told them that the sizzling plate of fajitas was hot and we’d watch customer after customer reach out and scald their hands, but now we have the ear

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10 Sep 2020

Artist Captures the Emptiness of 2020 in San Francisco

The “Artist You Should Know” series highlights Bay Area artists before they exhibit their work somewhere awesome, it’s our way of supporting the creative community and helping to keep San Francisco a strange and wonderful place. Hiroshi Sato was born in Japan and spent his childhood in Tanzania, he got his BFA and an

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09 Sep 2020

Recordings Prove Trump Intentionally Lied to Public About Virus Threat

“This is deadly stuff.” On Feb. 7, Donald Trump told journalist and biographer Bob Woodward that he knew COVID-19 was deadly, “more deadly than even your strenuous flu.” But months after that acknowledgement, the public facing narrative coming from the White House and directly from the president was that things

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07 Sep 2020

Americans Need to Take More Personal Responsibility

A version of this originally appeared in my Broke-Ass City column for the San Francisco Examiner The Right uses the term “personal responsibility” as a weapon. They use it to demonize poor people for being born into a system that keeps them poor. They tell middle-class people that their taxes

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03 Sep 2020

Gov. Workers Use Gyms and Politicians Can Get Haircuts Indoors, Why Can’t We?

Due to shelter in place orders, indoor use of gyms as well as hair salons and barbershops have been banned since March for the public, but not for government employees. This week we saw a very vocal ‘shelter in place’ advocate on the national political stage, caught getting her haircut

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