SF Bay Area

01 Apr 2020

Cafe Du Soleil Closes Forever

Earlier this week I heard rumblings that the lovely Lower Haight spot, Cafe Du Soleil, was in danger of closing. My buddy Josh Gelfand told me there was a post on Nextdoor saying the landlord was refusing to sign a new lease, and then Sarah Lund sent me this screenshot via Instagram:

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31 Mar 2020

Local Love Online Art Gallery Combines Fresh New Works With Fundraising For Artists

Everything is cancelled as far as the eye can see, but a new online art gallery lets your eyes see new work from Bay Area artists from the comfort of your shut-in shelter in place. The creative studio Musepop just launched the Local Love online art exhibit, a rotating weekly

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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

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27 Mar 2020

Cheer On Healthcare Workers From Your Doorstep Tonight

Yesterday my birthday twin, Silvi from The Poetry Store, sent this my way and I just had to share it with you because it’s awesome. Tonight (Friday 3/27) at 7pm San Franciscans will be standing at their front doors or windows cheering for the healthcare workers who are risking their

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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

Open Letter from a Mother with Coronavirus in the Bay Area

This is an open letter from a Mother in the Bay Area who has lived with Covid-19 for weeks now.  She, understandably wishes to remain anonymous, but we have spoken with her on the phone, and verified her story.  What she says is the truth, and it is important.  It

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20 Mar 2020

TOMA Offering “Buy One, Give One” Meals to Help Feed SF Students

Despite the absolute insanity that’s going on right now with regard to coronavirus, it’s incredible to see the community step up and help each other. This came across my desk the other day and I thought I’d share. The folks at TOMA are doing a “Buy One, Give One” meal

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19 Mar 2020

A Bay Area Family Infected with Coronavirus Tells Harrowing Story

If you still think coronavirus is a distant threat, please read this story about a family who has been living with the virus since March 1st in the Bay Area. The reported number of Covid-19 cases in California as of March 18th was 869. But the actual number of infections

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