SF Bay Area
Now that people across the world are sheltering in place, different local animals are becoming a bit more bold with their visits to urban areas. Herds of Elephants in India, Pumas roaming Santiago Chile, herds of Ibex in Israel, swarms of rats in New Orleans, and coyotes in San Francisco.
With people across the world staying indoors, local animals are reportedly coming out of the woodwork more often, and sightings have increased. In San Francisco for example, you’ve seen increased reports of coyote activity around the city. And the same general thing is happening in other places around the world.
As Joe Fitzgerald-Rodriguez at the San Francisco Examiner reported over the weekend, starting Wednesday, The San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency will cut all but 17 of their 89 routes within The City. This morning Corey Browning, also at the Examiner reported that these are the routes that will remain in operation.
Street Sheet just broke this story about how Mayor Breed has opted to use Moscone Center as a big indoor camp for San Francisco’s homeless population. While initially it sounds like a good idea to stop the spread of coronavirus, the details unfortunately prove otherwise. In fact, there’s a ton of
The kind of joints who have owners that work behind the bar themselves, the kind of businesses that have actual character built over years of serving a certain neighborhood.
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:
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
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