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28 May 2020

The Bay Area Fashion Designer Giving Masks to Essential Workers

The story of how an Oakland designer found her footing doing costumes and set designs for Beats Antique and when COVID-19 shut down the events industry she shifted her focus to making free masks for grocery and food service workers.

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28 May 2020

UC Hastings Sues City Over Homeless Encampments & Its Law Students Fight Back

UC Hastings filed a federal lawsuit against the City of San Francisco on May 4th,  to to demand the City clear the Tenderloin of its ‘homelessness encampments’ and ‘open-air drug sales’.  A group of UC Hastings students and alumni have now published an open letter to the Dean, expressing their

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28 May 2020

How to know if YOU are a Karen : A Meme History

The rules of Karen are simple yet versatile. Anyone can be Karen with the right attitude and haircut.

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27 May 2020

Trump’s Assault on the Election is Just Warming Up

Donald Trump is on a rampage against mail-in ballots for the upcoming November election, asserting that large-scale voter fraud is an inevitable result. At least that’s his assertion now that the state of California is going in that direction — not so much when slightly less progressive states implemented similar

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27 May 2020

Why the Virus Spread in Alameda County Should Alarm Us All

Most Bay Area counties are now mitigating the COVID-19 pandemic relatively well with trends in new cases, hospitalizations and deaths either curving or remaining low on the comparative scale. But where many of the area’s residents are latching onto signs of hope, people in Alameda County see cause for concern,

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26 May 2020

Fake Ken Burns Documentary ‘The Virus’ Is SF’s Funniest Quarantine Video Yet

The most hilarious video of our ongoing shelter-in-place nightmare has arrived, and we urge you to drop everything for the next two-and-a-half minutes and watch it. It features the founder of the cult-hit standup comedy show Cheaper Than Therapy Jon Allen, and it’s a satire of a Ken Burns-style documentary

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26 May 2020

You Can Help Support Youth Creativity During COVID-19

With everyone sheltering in place, Youth Beat, a digital media training program in Oakland, quickly switched to a virtual classroom format. And it’s been a real lifeline for many of their students, who are almost all low-income, inner-city Oakland kids who’ve been hit hard by the COVID-19 crisis. Those kids

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26 May 2020

Fugly Pedestrian Bridge At Geary & Steiner Successfully Demolished

Look at that beautiful blue sky over the corner of Geary and Steiner streets, a sight that has not been visible in that spot since 1962. We told you last week that they were tearing down the concrete pedestrian bridge at that intersection that has served as a uniquely terrible

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