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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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24 Nov 2021

Let’s Talk About the Louis Vuitton Heist

We’re all familiar with Louis Vuitton. Despite its luxury status, the brand is everywhere. If you haven’t heard the name dropped on a hip hop track, then certainly you’ve seen the signature LV monogram on passing handbags. The authenticity of the bag doesn’t matter much. The logo speaks for itself. 

Lydia Sviatoslavsky 5
23 Nov 2021

8 Things to Avoid and Discuss this Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving seems to have gotten intense the last decade or so. Granted it was always a time fraught with family wide arguments about politics or sports. Maybe someone brought a vegan home or a person of color to a family with beneath the surface racisms. But this year has been

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19 Nov 2021

Do Not Shop on Amazon for the Holidays This Year

At some point last week, I realized that it was about to be the holiday season. Somehow, we’d trudged through one of the most trying periods in modern history, and that celebratory end-of-year blowout of family, festivities and gift giving was nearly upon us. Unfortunately, just because this year is

Broke-Ass Stuart - Editor In Cheap 1
18 Nov 2021

QAnon Mascot Gets 3 Years for Capital Insurrection, Despite Mental Illness and Horns

There may not be a better mascot or symbol for the Qanon movement, than a mentally ill, white 30-something, dressed in a meaningless costume, with a mild god complex and very little actual understanding of how government works.

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17 Nov 2021

Uber Founder’s Latest Sinister Business Venture Lands in Oakland & SF

You may be familiar with Uber founder Travis Kalanick. In 2017, Kalanick was forced to resign as CEO after complaints of Uber’s toxic workplace culture surfaced, including claims of sexual harassment and discrimination. Nevertheless, this tick has found a new host. Kalanick has since launched another highly exploitative and secretive

Lydia Sviatoslavsky 3
16 Nov 2021

Kyle Rittenhouse Trial Is Just One of Three Racially-Charged Cases Playing Out Simultaneously

The jury in the murder case against Kyle Rittenhouse broke Tuesday evening without reaching a verdict. They are set to resume deliberation at 9 a.m. CST Wednesday morning. The city of Kenosha, Wisconsin has been on edge all day with tensions thickening out on the same streets where Rittenhouse killed

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13 Nov 2021

Kaiser Strike Still On for Thousands Left Out of ’Landmark Agreement”

Two days ahead of a massive planned walkout, Kaiser Permanente averted immediate crisis with a tentative deal that addresses some demands among a portion of its workers. But contrary to much of Saturday’s reporting, some workers are still planning to hit the picket lines Monday. It was announced Saturday morning

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