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16 Apr 2020

Whole Foods Now Checking Temperatures of Employees

Whole Foods Market has instituted a policy that sees all employees having their temperatures taken before they start their shifts.  If employees have a temperature higher than 100.4 degrees, they are asked to go home.  Grocery store employees are also asked to wear masks throughout there shifts. A grocer who

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16 Apr 2020

How to Behave in Grocery Stores According to Grocery Workers

The rules and sanitation standards are constantly being updated in your neighborhood grocery stores during the COVID pandemic.  Knowing your store’s rules and safety practices will help you stay safe, and help keep our grocery store workers safer, while they keep the country supplied.  For the official COVID safety practices

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07 Apr 2020

Around the World, Wild Animals Appearing on City Streets

Now that people across the world are sheltering in place, different local animals are becoming a bit more bold with their visits to urban areas.  Herds of Elephants in India, Pumas roaming Santiago Chile, herds of Ibex in Israel, swarms of rats in New Orleans,  and coyotes in San Francisco. 

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27 Feb 2020

Public Art Gallery Wants Your Work on its Walls

an art show that places the public as both exhibitors and audience members. Exhibiting (hopefully!) 415 pieces, the curation of the art show will be crowdsourced from those living/working/loving in San Francisco

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10 Feb 2020

Children Deserve Horror Content Made For Them

by Xan Holbrook Mark Kermode (the BBC’s film critic in residence) is, in many ways, the horror fan’s horror fan. One topic he loves to explore again and again is that of paedophobic horror, or horror with a child antagonist. Using the examples of A Clockwork Orange, The Exorcist and

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30 Jan 2020

Zazie Sold to Its Employees, What a Great Restaurant Story

OFF MENU IS SPONSORED BY BENDER’S BECAUSE THEY ARE BADASS. DROP BY AND MAKE SOME BAD DECISIONS WITH SOME GOOD PEOPLE! In a year full of restaurant closures in San Francisco, it’s nice to hear about a beloved Cole Valley bistro making its employees, owners. Zazie, Cole Valley’s fine french foodery has been

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27 Jan 2020

Teaching Your Kids About Sex? There’s an App For That!

by Laurie Riihimaki Ok, so it’s official, parenting just got lazier. Now there are actually apps that help you teach your kid about sex! All the awkward questions you used to have to answer are now handed off to an age-appropriate Siri-equivalent. And I get it, parents, it’s not always

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07 Jan 2020

Telegraph Hill Resident Posts Letter Accusing Neighbor of Being an Idiot 

Sometimes life throws you a smile.  Residents of Telegraph Hill have taken to the street and posted maybe the most passive-aggressive, unneighborly, and hilarious ‘note’ we’ve ever read.  The letter posted on the street titled ‘Do You Burn Wood?‘ (no doubt posted in front of the offending neighbor’s house) lists

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