SF Bay Area

24 Apr 2020

Bay Area Artists: Sources for Emergency Grants

Most grant giving organizations are overwhelmed right now.  Many have already given away all their money and are looking for more donors to second or third rounds of grants & loans.  So, artists, realize that some of these organizations may be maxed out, and all will have different timelines, guidelines

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24 Apr 2020

COVID Resources for SF Bay Area Residents & Workers

Links to all COVID related information sites for residents and workers in the Bay Area
Data, laws, safety, housing, homeless, grants/loans, unemployment, groceries, food banks

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11 Jun 2021

Magic Lantern Film Series on Kerouac Alley: A Night of Cacophony

As North Beach awakens from its pandemic hibernation, Magic Lantern film events return to Kerouac Alley.  Lights, tables, chairs, and a screen transform this narrow street, between Vesuvio and City Lights, into a mesmerizing outdoor theater. On June 16th, filmmaker Steve Mobia and culture-jamming icon John Law—both survivors of the

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10 Jun 2021

Supervisor Aaron Peskin Enters Alcohol Treatment Program

In a statement today posted on Aaron Peskin’s social media channels, the Dsictict 3 Supervisor announced that he will “enter into alcohol treatment under the guidance of professionals”, the statement continued to elaborate, “(I) must also take full responsibility for the tenor that I have struck in my public relationships

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10 Jun 2021

Community Working to Save SF’s Last Pool Hall, Family Billiards

Billiard halls were hit extremely hard by the pandemic, wiped-out in many cases.  Not everyone could set their pool table up outdoors like at the Wooden Nickel this past year, (a great little dive where you can now shoot pool in a parklet outside.) Pool tournaments and billiard culture in

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08 Jun 2021

San Francisco, and Most of Bay Area, Just a Few Weeks From Herd Immunity

Herd immunity is the unicorn we’re all chasing as a way out of pandemic life, but reaching that point is easier said than done. San Francisco, however, looks like it’s on track to get there faster than any other major metropolitan California city. What constitutes herd immunity varies widely depending

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08 Jun 2021

Tips and Tricks to Hack Your Way Through the Mega-Drought

A large chunk of the Bay Area is already experiencing “exceptional drought” conditions, which is the worst of the worst in the U.S. Drought Monitor’s rating system. Most of California — 74.5 percent — is in the “extreme drought” zone, and we haven’t even turned the page into summer. While

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08 Jun 2021

Stern Grove Festival Drops Amazing Summer Series Lineup. Hurry to Reserve Spots!

What do you get when you mix OGs of East Bay R&B, a gothic rock goddess and a dirty 80s rap legend, and then stir in some new soul, big brass and indie love? Damn good times, that’s what.  Just a sampling of the musical geniuses scheduled to grace the

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