COVID

02 Mar 2021

Biden Saves Summer With Major Vaccine Announcement

President Joe Biden came out swinging on the vaccine front Tuesday with an announcement that he’s invoking the Defense Production Act to ramp up dose manufacturing with a goal of having enough supply to vaccinate all U.S. adults by the end of May. If all goes as planned, life could

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02 Mar 2021

Three More Counties Get Green Light For Indoor Dining Under Red Tier

Santa Clara, Napa and San Francisco counties were moved over to the state’s red tier designation Tuesday, allowing indoor dining, movie theaters and gyms at limited capacity. Of the Bay Area’s nine counties, four now remain in the most restrictive purple tier. Marin and San Mateo counties had already been

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25 Feb 2021

SF to Open Indoor dining, Movies & Museums Next Week

In short, indoor dinning at 25% capacity, indoor gyms at 10% capacity, indoor museums, zoos & aquariums at 25% capacity.  Even the GG park ferris wheel is will reopen! And they are lifting the 10pm curfew!

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19 Feb 2021

Harm Reduction in the Time of Coronavirus

For Felanie Castro, it was like the world had just stopped. The first Shelter in Place order had just been announced, and she was stuck in her office at Glide Memorial Church with no marching orders and no messaging about safety precautions. But she worried for the unhoused communities she

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19 Feb 2021

2021 is Finally Giving Me Hope

If you have made it this far, congratulations. You have been living in the world of the pandemic for an entire year. You have also made it through four years of hell.

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16 Feb 2021

City Launches Bayview Vaccination Site Days After Dose Shortage Forces Pause at Other Locations

It’s been just two days since San Francisco officials announced a forced pause in new appointments at City College and Moscone Center mass vaccination sites due to shortage in dose supply. Despite that reality, a third high-volume site was opened this week in the Bayview nieghborhood. While it may seem

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16 Feb 2021

Most Bay Area Students Stuck With Zoom School Under New CDC Guidelines

New federal guidelines have done little to quell frustrations over ongoing school closures, as evident in a Rohnert Park billboard that went up over the weekend.    On Friday, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention updated its operational strategy for K-12 schools. The guidance is intended as a blueprint

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12 Feb 2021

I’m Pivoting My Career from Theater to Funerals Because of the Pandemic

In 2020 I lost my job as an event manager at a major performing arts institution due to the unfortunate cancellation of all live performances and events. Now at 50 years old, I’m trying to discover another career for myself, at least until we are all able to enjoy live

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