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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31 May 2023

The Character Assassination of San Francisco

These media pieces aren’t appalled by the conditions that create seas of unhoused people, but are appalled that housed, professional people have to deal with them…This is media outrage focused not at systemic injustice, but based in disgust at the victims of injustice.

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Two boxes.
29 May 2023

Amazon Choked Out Cole Hardware And We Let It Happen

Ever wondered how small businesses can survive during a boom of online retailers and drop shippers looking to go gangbusters? Well — and I’m no professor of economics — pretty much by shoppers buying things from their businesses. In that vein, Cole Hardware, a San Francisco-born-and-raised business since 1959, just

24 May 2023

California’s Fentanyl Problem Is Getting Worse

Driven largely by the prevalence of fentanyl, a synthetic opioid up to 100 times stronger than morphine, drug overdoses in California now kill more than twice as many people as car accidents, more than four times as many as homicides, and more than either diabetes or lung cancer, according to California Health Policy Strategies, a Sacramento consulting group. And the state’s overdose surveillance dashboard indicates most opioid overdose deaths involve fentanyl.

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19 May 2023

Liarmouth: Aubrey Plaza in conversation with John Waters

San Franciscans packed the Sydney Goldstein Theatre last Tuesday May 9, 2023 for a taste of filth. John Waters’s new novel LIARMOUTH…a feel-bad romance was just released on paperback. To celebrate this event, the great people at City Arts & Lecture brought actor Aubrey Plaza for a conversation with the

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17 May 2023

5 Reasons Why We Should Boycott “The Flash”

Discovery/Warner has been advertising their new Flash standalone film starring Ezra Miller a lot lately. And it makes sense, as they’ve spent $220,000,000. What many people don’t know is that doesn’t include advertising costs. I do find it funny that the ads seem to focus a lot more on Micheal

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16 May 2023

Brooke Jenkins Is Allowing Banko Brown’s Murder To Go Unpunished

There’s no such thing as a perfect person, and this is doubly true for politicians. There are always going to be times where a political figure makes a decision you disagree with or find to be immoral. But that doesn’t necessarily make a politician corrupt. It’s possible for someone to

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A view.
15 May 2023

Have Y’all Ever Really Been to Bernal Heights?

When I first moved to the Bay Area, I landed in a San Francisco neighborhood that most don’t give the respect it deserves. That’d be the Bayview, where I called a little corner of Silver Avenue home for the first two months or so before moving to the Sunset —