SF Bay Area

07 Apr 2020

Around the World, Wild Animals Appearing on City Streets

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. 

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07 Apr 2020

All about San Francisco’s Coyotes, Many are Born in the Presidio

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. 

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06 Apr 2020

Muni Cuts 80% of Routes During Coronavirus

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.

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06 Apr 2020

Why Is SF Putting Homeless People into This Mass Indoor Camp?

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

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02 Apr 2020

How to Buy Your Favorite Bar a Drink, During the Crisis

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. 

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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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