Alexandra Liss - Couchsurfer Extraordinaire

28 Jun 2018

This Iron-clad Master Tenant Agreement May Save Your Housing & Freedom

Eviction is an extremely difficult and complex undertaking in the 7×7 square miles of San Francisco. But what do you do when you are just a master tenant and have a subtenant or squatting guest from hell? With approximately 73% of San Franciscans living in rent control units according to

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07 May 2018

Landlord Shot, Daughter Killed by Tenant Facing Eviction

Landlord Leonard Lew, 84, and his daughter, Sabrina Elizabeth Lew, 30, went to their Mill Valley rental complex to talk with 71-year old Victor Aurelino Lugo about his pending eviction. At around 3:44 p.m., dispatchers received a 9-1-1 call from a resident at 939 E. Blithedale reporting that two people

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09 Aug 2017

Glide Legacy Gala is the most San Francisco of all Galas

San Francisco was at its finest on August 5th at the Eighth Annual GLIDE Legacy Gala! It may have moved locations to the San Francisco Design Center, but the spirit and legacy did not change! It reigned true as being one of the most glamorous, yet non-pretentious, fun-filled San Francisco events of the year!

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04 Aug 2017

How Trump’s Twitter Threats are Upping the Cost of Healthcare

Obamacare, officially known as the Affordable Care Act, has attracted both die-hard supporters who preach how it saved their lives and money along with opponents who passionately denounce the hefty premiums and mandatory coverage requirements. Whether you love it or hate it, here is the Layman’s explanation to what’s happening

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14 Jul 2015

The Sharing Economy is a Lie

Lets Just Call It What It Is I used to drink the altruistic Kool-Aid that the omnipotent “sharing” economy is taking over the world. The harsh reality is that there has been a lot less sharing going on than advertised. Since sharing is a social exchange that does not involve profit, by definition,

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21 May 2015

How to get your Student Loans Forgiven!

Your ex may never forgive you, but your Student loan debt will. What is Student Loan Forgiveness? Student loan forgiveness (“nickname for the  William D. Ford Direct Loan program which was reformed by Obama) allows for a ‘Broke-ass’ borrower to consolidate all their federal student loans into one new loan,

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26 Jan 2015

Sex in the Fog: Navigating the Top 10 Urban Dating Woes

San Francisco can be a notoriously confusing environment to navigate through the thick mist of love, sex, and relationships. You would think with the rise of dating outlets like Tinder, OkCupid, Plenty of Fish, and even Fetlife, that there would be a scratch for every itch. Yet, we live in a city

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