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12 Apr 2019

Should We Worry About Radiation from the New 5G Cellphone Antennas?

Guest Post by Stan Banos  You’ve probably seen them, but haven’t quite noticed them – I’m talking High Frequency 5G Micro Wave Antenna that are currently being installed all over San Francisco, from the downtown commercial district to residential neighborhoods all over the city. They’re primarily being installed by Verizon,

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02 Apr 2019

America’s Cultural Paradox

By Harvey Rifkin The election of Trump in 2016 was not only about greed-driven economics for the wealthiest of Republican Americans, but really about a great cultural divide perceived by many working-class Republican Americans. Trump has done little to prop up economic life for working-class Americans, his tax cut went

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26 Mar 2019

The Smiling Irish of the SF St. Patrick’s Day Parade

All photos by Tony Shipp The 2019 St. Patrick’s Day parade was by far the biggest in San Francisco’s recent memory.  Regardless of Irish ancestry the cops, firefighters, Catholic school kids, politicians, unions, social clubs, and many more participated.  If you missed it, here’s a taste of what passed by,

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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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19 Mar 2019

Growing up in San Francisco: A Middle Class, Catholic School Gal

By Adlyn South Donahan From the 1960’s to the early 2000’s, Catholic schools reigned top dog when it came to first choice education for the middle class. In San Francisco, every district had a Catholic school you could send your kid to. After K-8th grade, there were a plethora of

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14 Mar 2019

U.S. Ranks 45th in Countries Friendliest for LGBTQ Community to Travel to

By Kate Harveston U.S. Ranks Way Lower on List of Friendliest Countries for LGBTQ Community Than It Should — But Are We Surprised? How do you measure the greatness of a country? Some nations achieve what they call exceptionalism by spending more on their military each year than the next

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08 Mar 2019

Little Boxes Theater Might be Hosting the Weirdest Shows in San Francisco

Guest post by Edna Mira Raia Literal sparks projected at someone’s bare ass, a crying cow in a tub of pink milk, nudists in an upside-down room, trampoline powder art, rope suspended angels, and girls eating noodles off of each other’s bodies – I’ve seen all this craziness sprout from

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