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17 Sep 2019

All Overdue Library Book Fines Are Forgiven in San Francisco!

“All outstanding overdue fines will be cleared from all patron records. No exceptions, no questions. You are fabulously fine free.” – SF Public Library Somewhere in San Francisco there is a bibliophile shouting in ecstasy and popping a Champagne bottle, before quickly being shushed by a librarian, because they no

Alex Mak - Managing Editor 0
16 Sep 2019

Affordable Housing Construction Near Waterfront Unearths Amazing Artifacts

Two new affordable housing developments just off of the Embarcadero in the northeast waterfront will welcome residents who will live above layers of history. Developers BRIDGE Housing Corporation and The John Stewart Company broke ground July 9 on 125 units for individuals and families at 88 Broadway and 53 for

Geri Koeppel 0
16 Sep 2019

The Bay Area’s Housing Crisis Could be Alleviated by developing Marin County

Marin County, the wealthiest of the North Bay’s four counties, and one of the wealthiest in the United States, is largely untouched, and undeveloped. As a result, Marin County is gorgeous. It has rolling hills that trail down from picturesque Mt. Tamalpais, redwood trees, miles of coastline on the Pacific,

Abraham Woodliff - Bay Area Memelord 0
16 Sep 2019

Illegal Twitter Ads Are Uglying Up SF Sidewalks

Twitter’s CEO is not only suing San Francisco, the city that gave them a $70 million tax break, Twitter the company has also spray-painted ugly, obnoxious, and illegal ads all over San Francisco sidewalks. Acting on a tip from a sharp-eyed reader, the Broke-Ass I-team found no fewer than eight

Joe Kukura- Millionaire in Training 0
12 Sep 2019

Salesforce Tower ‘Steam’ Raises Alarms on 9/11

Some call it the Salesforce Tower, some call the Eye of Sauron, some call it Benioff’s Butt Plug, but the building’s owner and landlord is actually Boston Properties.  And that’s who was answering frantic calls on the morning of 9/11, when San Franciscans began to notice that the Salesforce building,

Alex Mak - Managing Editor 0
12 Sep 2019

SEPTEMBER ART EVENTS, PARTIES, & OPENINGS

Make the most of your September in San Francisco by checking out one of these cool art events, parties and openings.  There will be tons of opportunities for you to purchase art (with the funds going to great places), lectures that unpack some of the biggest cultural phenomenons, and crazy

Kirsten Chen 0
12 Sep 2019

Salesforce Tower ‘Smoke’ on 9/11 Raises Alarms

Some call it the Salesforce Tower, some call the Eye of Sauron, some call it Benioff’s Butt Plug, but the building’s owner and landlord is actually Boston Properties.  And that’s who was answering frantic calls on the morning of 9/11, when San Franciscans began to notice that the Salesforce building,

Alex Mak - Managing Editor 0