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08 Oct 2021

COVID Relief Program Expanded for Immigrant Families Who Can’t Get Other Funds

San Francisco Supervisor Shamann Walton joined several community organizations Wednesday to distribute funding to immigrant families affected by the COVID-19 pandemic who can’t qualify for public assistance programs because of their citizenship status. Funding through the city’s Family Relief Fund was created by Walton back in March 2020, at the

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07 Oct 2021

$10 Off The Oakland & East Bay Beer Passport During October!

To celebrate the great beer drinking month of October, and mourn the fact that Oktoberfest is canceled this year, we are giving a $10 discount on the Oakland & East Bay Beer Passport! Each one contains 27 coupons to buy one beer, get a second beer FREE at 27 of the finest locally owned bars, breweries,

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24 Apr 2020

Bay Area Artists: Sources for Emergency Grants

Most grant giving organizations are overwhelmed right now.  Many have already given away all their money and are looking for more donors to second or third rounds of grants & loans.  So, artists, realize that some of these organizations may be maxed out, and all will have different timelines, guidelines

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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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14 Jan 2022

How Virtual Dungeons & Dragons Helped a Group of “Queerdos” Survive the Pandemic

Nightlife has always been vital to the LGBTQ+ community because it is one of the places where we are free to be our authentic selves. When Covid shut down nightlife, it hit the queer community hard. Local queer artist James Rouse Iñiguez, ([they/them] a.k.a. DJ Jimmy Swear, a.k.a. Cholula Caliente,

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14 Jan 2022

The Delicious Mexican Food Trend with a Cult Following

The cheese is usually mozzarella or Chihuahua.  The meat is beef brisket stewed and marinated for up to 10 hours in a mix of chilies and spices. In addition, one can add chopped white onion and cilantro to the quesabirria. A consommé made from the juices of the sauce used to cook the beef does double duty as both a dipping sauce and a drinkable broth. Finally, these red tacos are served hot

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13 Jan 2022

Leader of Oath Keepers & 10 Others Charged with ‘Seditious Conspiracy’ in US Capitol Attack

The Justice Department has charged 11 defendants with seditious conspiracy related to the Capitol attack on January 6, 2021, including the leader of the Oath Keepers, Stewart Rhodes. A new grand jury indictment was handed was made public Thursday, alleging that Rhodes and his co-conspirators engaged in a conspiracy to

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13 Jan 2022

Weed DOES NOT Prevent COVID-19, You Goddamn Stoners.

Most people who can read already know this, but the recently viral articles with headlines like “Cannabis compounds may stop COVID-19 infection, study suggests”, and “Cannabis Compounds Prevented Covid Infection in Laboratory Study,” were written by assholes.   Or at least the editors who wrote those misleading headlines were being assholes.

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