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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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23 Jan 2020

A “Brokening” Night at the SF Ballet

Last Thursday,  Jan 16 2020, was the 87TH REPERTORY SEASON of the Opening Night of the Ballet. This readership is likely thinking ‘so how did we afford to attend one of the Bay Area’s most anticipated annual events? More importantly, how can I get some affordable ballet in my life?’

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04 Dec 2019

We Are Enjoying a Golden Age for Magicians in San Francisco

San Francisco is enjoying a Golden Age of magic – there are more live magic shows playing in town than there have been in over 100 years, when Vaudeville brought professional entertainers to town, before the talkies really caught on. In the old days, San Francisco had dozens and dozens

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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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