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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31 Jul 2020

Curbside Concerts Let’s You Hire Musicians to Play in Front of Your Home

The shuttering of live music venues across the country due to COVID, has made things incredibly difficult for musicians and bands. It’s been over five months since live music has become verboten, creating a situation where millions of performers can no longer make a living. Luckily the folks at Curbside Concerts

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30 Jul 2020

Arsonist Attempts to Set Fire to Black Church in Berkeley

The Way Church in Berkeley, which has a racial justice advocate as a pastor, was targeted by an arsonist. Pastor Michael McBride, who leads the LIVE FREE gun violence prevention campaign and who co-founded the Black Church PAC, received a call from one of his ministers the morning of July

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29 Jul 2020

Details From This Week’s Board of Supervisors Meeting

Guest post by Wesley Wells We’re sitting through the San Francisco Board of Supervisors meetings and breaking them down for you so you don’t have to! Here’s the mini minutes for the Board of Supervisors on Tuesday, July 28, 2020. The full agenda can be accessed on the BoS website.

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28 Jul 2020

Folsom Street on Fire this Morning 6 Buildings Burn

The fire was first reported on the side of the Central Freeway in the area of 13th and Folsom streets shortly before 7 a.m.  Anyone driving on the 101 through SF saw massive plumes of smoke this morning. 9 AM: Massive fire at 14th off the 101 in SF this

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24 Jul 2020

A MAP OF SAN FRANCISCO’S NEW STREET ART 2020

San Francisco art organization ‘Paint the Void’ has commissioned something like 100 murals across San Francisco and the East Bay during shelter-in-place.  84 different boarded up storefronts got covered with art by Bay Area artists.  Turning many of our empty, commercial corridors into actual art walks. Visit the interactive Paint

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22 Jul 2020

Protest Against Trump’s Fascist Federal Thugs in Oakland!

Trump announced that he’s ramping up the fascism by sending a “surge of federal officers” to various Democrat led cities in the US. If you’ve been paying attention, their dry run has been Portland, Oregon where brave anti-fascists, including a Wall of Moms, have been standing up against these federal

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