In a study conducted by researchers at UC Santa Cruz, which included in-person interviews with hundreds of San Francisco gig-workers beginning in February, followed up by several more surveys with gig-workers through the pandemic ‘shelter in place’ order, reveals an incredible view of our ‘essential workers’ during a pandemic. The
Street artists are used to wearing face coverings and spending long hours alone. In San Francisco, not even a pandemic is enough to stop artists from beautifying our city. In April we introduced you to the Paint the Void Project; ARTISTS ARE PAINTING THE BOARDED UP BUSINESSES IN SF. Arts
This organization is putting real money in the hands of hundreds of local artists, and plans to sponsor incredible public art projects as well.
Essential Worker Strikes Planned at Amazon, Instacart, Wallmart for May Day, it is unclear if business will be disrupted and to what degree
Update 4/29: Heather Knight at the Chronicle has some excellent breaking news about this: Thankfully, because of our state and local governments’ quick work shutting things down, California hasn’t been as hard hit as other states by the COVID-19 Pandemic. That said, everyone is wondering when the restrictions will
Unemployment benefits have not been available self-employed people since the pandemic started. Naturally millions of Californians are poor, panicked, and pissed-off. Not just because it took 2 months to offer them help, but because the EDD site keeps crashing, now at the eleventh hour. Rent is due at the end of the month.
Like millions of other Americans I’ve been waiting for weeks to get my $1200 stimulus check. While everyone in my apartment received theirs two weeks ago, every time I logged into the “Get My Payment” part of the IRS website, it said “Payment Status Not Available”. Get My Payment was
Most of us are washing our hands more often these days, it’s important that when you do take the time to wash, that you do it properly. The well publicized ‘20 second’ rule comes from the medical world and the CDC, it is the likely amount of time it takes