COVID

19 Mar 2020

A Bay Area Family Infected with Coronavirus Tells Harrowing Story

If you still think coronavirus is a distant threat, please read this story about a family who has been living with the virus since March 1st in the Bay Area. The reported number of Covid-19 cases in California as of March 18th was 869. But the actual number of infections

Alex Mak - Managing Editor 1
19 Mar 2020

How We Can Save Local Businesses in the Bay During this Epidemic

A collective of small and medium sized business owners, along with performers, artists, service workers, journalists and event marketers have banded together and started a petition to ask local government to take action in order to save hundreds of local businesses during this pandemic.  If we want our cities to

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19 Mar 2020

Tenant Info: The Government Response to Evictions During this Pandemic

Many people are already feeling the economic crush of shuttering businesses, and the decrease in customers. While this continues to be a developing situation each day, lawmakers on the federal, state and local level have turned some attention to the question of evictions.

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18 Mar 2020

Restaurants and School Districts Step Up to Feed People During Coronavirus Crisis

In trying times such as what we’re nationally and globally experiencing with the coronavirus threat, our friends, families and neighbors will all need our help from time to time, and there is no better way to help than to feed those who are hungry. There are a handful of Bay

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17 Mar 2020

COVID-19 Brings Havoc, Delays to Democratic Primary Vote

We are having an election literally in the middle of a pandemic, and 765 delegates worth of votes in the Democratic Primaries have had their primary dates moved back because of the coronavirus shutdowns and precautions. Now NBC reports that it’s entirely possible that “today’s Democratic presidential primaries in Arizona,

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13 Mar 2020

How to Support Artists, Performers, and Service Industry Folks During Coronavirus

Let’s get real: the American system of “Fuck you, I got mine!” has been proven to be woefully unprepared for the coronavirus pandemic. What a surprise! This plague is laying bare the fact that not having Universal Healthcare or other social safety nets is terrible for society. If we had Universal

Broke-Ass Stuart - Editor In Cheap 2
11 Mar 2020

More Than a Dozen Bay Area College Campuses Cancel In-Person Classes

Several college campuses around the Bay Area have shut down in-person class instruction in an effort to reduce spread of the 2019 novel coronavirus, or COVID-19. Though most campuses have not reported any confirmed cases, administrations are understandably concerned for the student body, faculty and staff in confined, poorly ventilated,

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10 Mar 2020

Coronavirus Cancellations Financially Devastating For SF Performers and Nightlife

The COVID 19 outbreak has already led to a ban on public events at SF city-owned properties, the sudden cancellation of SXSW, and Coachella was just postponed this afternoon. But those big-money, corporate sponsored events can take the financial hit. For performers, event organizers, and nightlife venues in San Francisco,

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