National

13 Apr 2020

How to Stay Safe When No one is on the Streets

With so much information being shared on how to keep ourselves, and one another, healthy during COVID-19, it can feel overwhelming – believe me, I am inundated. With many of us existing in a world of seclusion, and rarely leaving our houses, physical safety seems like an afterthought. However, it

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10 Apr 2020

Burning Man is Officially Cancelled

Any other year that headline might seem like some kind of satirical article like “Burning Man is totally cancelled because it’s not as cool as it used to be.” But I assure you this is no joke. Burning Man, the legendary weeklong festival in the Black Rock Desert has been

Broke-Ass Stuart - Editor In Cheap 0
09 Apr 2020

California COVID Peak Expected April 15, New Cases Still Rising

The San Francisco Bay Area has seen a slight but steady, increase in the number of COVID-19 patients over the last week.  According the numbers reported by John Hopkins Coronavirus Resource Center, on April 2nd there were 2,495 total confirmed COVID-19 cases across all 6 Bay Area counties, 7 days

Alex Mak - Managing Editor 0
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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30 Mar 2020

Bay Area Curve Stays Flattened, UCSF ER Stays Quiet

As confirmed cases of COVID-19 surge in other cities in the US, the Bay Area is experiencing an incredibly low rate of new cases by comparison.  For example, as of March 30th, New York City has 33,768 confirmed COVID-19 cases while San Francisco has 340 confirmed cases. John Hopkins University

Alex Mak - Managing Editor 3
25 Mar 2020

UCSF ER Relatively ‘Quiet’, Flattening the Curve is Working in SF, For Now

We spoke with a UCSF Emergency Room Doctor in San Francisco during his shift at the UCSF Parnassus.

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22 Mar 2020

White Supremacist Groups Push to Spread Coronavirus to Cops and Jews

As if things couldn’t get any worse, we’ve now got Nazis encouraging each other to spread coronavirus to the police and to Jews. According to this story that just came out on ABC News, the FBI released a report on Thursday saying it has intercepted online messages from far right

Broke-Ass Stuart - Editor In Cheap 1
17 Mar 2020

COVID-19 Brings Havoc, Delays to Democratic Primary Vote

We are having an election literally in the middle of a pandemic, and 765 delegates worth of votes in the Democratic Primaries have had their primary dates moved back because of the coronavirus shutdowns and precautions. Now NBC reports that it’s entirely possible that “today’s Democratic presidential primaries in Arizona,

Joe Kukura- Millionaire in Training 0