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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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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

Alex Mak - Managing Editor 0
11 Jan 2022

Why Healthcare Professionals Who Test Positive For COVID-19 Can Continue To Work In California

In all my years of writing, I’ve never written about something fucking dumber than this. Healthcare workers, you know, the people who look after your health? Well, according to new rules passed by the State of California, these workers can literally have COVID and their employer can be fully aware

Abraham Woodliff - Bay Area Memelord 4
10 Jan 2022

California Considers Canceling Elective Surgeries as Covid Surges

As a third of hospitals report critical staffing shortages, California’s health department is considering issuing an order postponing many elective surgeries. Many procedures, including a lung transplant, already have been canceled.

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07 Jan 2022

Living in the South During a Pandemic Means Putting Up with “Spreadnecks”

This is part of our Blue Woman in a Red State column Here we are again, another wave of the Covid-19 variant that sounds more and more like a Transformer. Latest, is the Omicron Variant. This pandemic is starting to look like an era. Let’s face it, it is being prolonged

M Keith 1
06 Jan 2022

The French Dispatch is an Art Nerd’s Dream

The French Dispatch is an art nerd’s dream, every type of fine art and artist was used in the making of this film, which moves and sounds like an international magazine, and if you’re a francophile, you are in for a treat. As one expects from Wes Anderson, the costumes,

Alex Mak - Managing Editor 1
05 Jan 2022

A Stain on Silicon Valley: Theranos Fraudster Elizabeth Holmes Faces Guilty Verdict

“This is what happens when you work to change things,” Theranos founder Elizabeth Holmes said in a CNBC TV interview in 2015. “First they think you’re crazy, then they fight you, and then all of a sudden you change the world.” Once hailed as the “world’s youngest self-made female billionaire,”

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03 Jan 2022

🐦 Corvid-19 🐦 : What Experts Are Saying About Omicron

Welcome to the new year, with a new variant alive and well! There’s A Lot Of Information swirling out there, and I’m deeply grateful to all of the public health and science communicators disseminating accessible information to the public. I’ve been thinking about curation as care, especially amid the attention

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