SF Bay Area

30 Mar 2021

Contra Costa County Starts Vaccinating All Residents 16 and Older

As of Tuesday, all residents and those who work in Contra Costa County age 16 and older can schedule COVID-19 vaccination appointments. The sudden move comes just seven days after the county dropped eligibility age to 50.  The county credits the expansion to a recent influx of vaccine doses received

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30 Mar 2021

El Cerrito del Norte BART Station Gets a Modern Makeover

The final phase of work to modernize the BART station at El Cerrito del Norte is officially complete. The renovations improve not only safety and accessibility, but the general look and feel of the transit hub on Cutting Boulevard. According to a BART statement issued Monday, the second phase of

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28 Mar 2021

El Rio is Opening Their Patio Back Up on April 1st

This is such great news! El Rio holds a special place in so many peoples’ hearts. It’s literally one of my favorite bars ever and I have so many wonderful memories from there. Not just for the epic election night parties, fabulous backyard discos, goofy karaoke, and grungy bands. It’s

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27 Mar 2021

BART is Distributing Short Stories for Free at 3 Stations

Looking for something to read on BART? The transit agency has installed dispensers at the Richmond, Fruitvale and Pleasant Hill stations that spit out short stories for free. It’s part of a partnership with Short Edition, the company that makes the dispensers and puts together the short stories. The kiosks

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26 Mar 2021

All Californians 16 and Older Are Eligible for Vaccine Starting April 15th

by Eli Walsh California will open COVID-19 vaccine access to all residents age 16 and up on April 15 based on expected increases in the supply of vaccine doses, Gov. Gavin Newsom announced Thursday. Vaccine doses will first become available statewide to residents age 50 and over on April 1,

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26 Mar 2021

San Francisco’s Sharp and Subversive Public Art

I went to Entwined recently, an installation in Golden Gate Park that answers the pressing question, “What would it look like if b-roll from Avatar was rendered in 8-bit?” It led me to think about what more public art could do to confront the public and ask questions that might

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26 Mar 2021

Southwest Pilot Caught on Live Mic Ranting About “Bay Area F—ing Weirdos”

Ahhhhh Yes! This is what the internet was made for. Apparently a pilot for Southwest was flying over the Bay Area when he was recorded over the Mineta San Jose International Airport’s air traffic control scanner, going off on an absolutely incredible rant. The website One Mile at a Time

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25 Mar 2021

In Response to Attacks on Asian Elders, a New “Walking Buddy” Program Emerges

One of the most incredible things we’ve witnessed in the past year is all the different versions of mutual aid that have popped up in response to the terrible hardships we’ve had to endure. People have shown up to help make sure each other are fed, and can pay rent,

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