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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28 May 2020

SF to Allow Outdoor Dinning Starting June 15!

SF Mayor London Breed announced a tentative date (June 15th) to allow “Outdoor dining including restaurants and bars with food”.  On June 15, the following businesses will be allowed to reopen provided they follow social distancing guidelines.  Live sport (without fans), indoor retail, religious services, manufacturing, doctors and dentist offices

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28 May 2020

The Bay Area Fashion Designer Giving Masks to Essential Workers

The story of how an Oakland designer found her footing doing costumes and set designs for Beats Antique and when COVID-19 shut down the events industry she shifted her focus to making free masks for grocery and food service workers.

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28 May 2020

UC Hastings Sues City Over Homeless Encampments & Its Law Students Fight Back

UC Hastings filed a federal lawsuit against the City of San Francisco on May 4th,  to to demand the City clear the Tenderloin of its ‘homelessness encampments’ and ‘open-air drug sales’.  A group of UC Hastings students and alumni have now published an open letter to the Dean, expressing their

Alex Mak - Managing Editor 1
27 May 2020

Trump’s Assault on the Election is Just Warming Up

Donald Trump is on a rampage against mail-in ballots for the upcoming November election, asserting that large-scale voter fraud is an inevitable result. At least that’s his assertion now that the state of California is going in that direction — not so much when slightly less progressive states implemented similar

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27 May 2020

Why the Virus Spread in Alameda County Should Alarm Us All

Most Bay Area counties are now mitigating the COVID-19 pandemic relatively well with trends in new cases, hospitalizations and deaths either curving or remaining low on the comparative scale. But where many of the area’s residents are latching onto signs of hope, people in Alameda County see cause for concern,

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21 May 2020

SF’s New Pedestrian Streets & Possible ‘Outdoor Dining’ Areas

A map of all the slow streets currently implemented (red), along with the ones who will be slow streets soon (Blue), and the streets currently being studied and reviewed for outdoor seating areas for restaurants on the street, parking spots, and sidewalks (Purple).

Alex Mak - Managing Editor 1
20 May 2020

Tips on How to Apply for COVID Financial Support

There is a ton of information out there about applying for financial support in the age of COVID. Unfortunately, there’s too much information and it can be really overwhelming. That’s why Shalaco decided to make the video below. As he told me in an email: As a photographer I lost

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