Bay Area

16 Apr 2020

How to behave in Grocery Stores According to Grocery Workers

The rules and sanitation standards are constantly being updated in your neighborhood grocery stores during the COVID pandemic.  Knowing your store’s rules and safety practices will help you stay safe, and help keep our grocery store workers safer, while they keep the country supplied.  For the official COVID safety practices

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28 Feb 2020

How to Prepare for Coronavirus

One of the hopes when watching China’s coronavirus outbreak was that the harm was exaggerated. However now that San Francisco has declared a state of emergency Tuesday, we all need to start paying more attention and prepare for coronavirus. According to The Atlantic, Marc Lipsitch, a Harvard University epidemiologist, predicts

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26 Apr 2019

What happens when the Dominatrix isn’t in the dungeon?

Welcome to Brain-Throbs & Blow Jobs, a column that will be highlighting the great minds and perspectives of Bay Area sex workers through interviews and photo portraits. I met Oakland based Pro Domme, Avalon Black, for a drink at a local coffee shop, and was reminded that being Dominant is not

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21 Mar 2019

Over 100 Drag Kings & Queens To Perform in Oakland

Via – Mama Celeste (aka Grey Tartaglione) The Bay Area Drag Festival is Coming Back to Oakland From Friday April 26th to Sunday April 28th, over one hundred drag kings, queens, and queer performers from the Bay Area and beyond will come together for the second annual Oaklash Drag Festival. Organized by

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18 Sep 2018

Bay Area Artists Have Taken Over Yerba Buena

It’s opening night for the latest exhibit at the Yerba Buena Center for the Arts.  Under-, over-, and well-dressed people of every age and persuasion are chatting in drink lines and dancing in the pink-tinged darkness of the Center’s theater. In short order the DJ will blast a snarky, sugary

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30 Apr 2018

Five Great Bay Area Cartoonists

By Kelly O’Grady San Francisco has been fertile ground for cartoonists since the underground comix scene of the 1960’s. That’s why I moved to San Francisco in the first place. I wanted to relive perhaps the grooviest time of Comics history. I wanted to sit in an obscure coffee shop

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29 Dec 2017

Fumbly Nights and Foggy Mornings: Love & Lust in the Modern World

This originally appeared in SF Sounds. When you’ve been in San Francisco or Oakland for awhile, it’s almost impossible to date someone who hasn’t fucked somebody you know. Like it or not our fingerprints are all over each other’s lives. Our histories are tangled up in each other’s sheets. Our

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