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17 Oct 2017

How to Check if Equifax Lost Your Personal Information When They Got Hacked

If you are American and have a credit report, there’s a good chance your personal data was compromised this Spring in the Equifax data breach.   The personal data of 143 Million American consumers was vulnerable, that’s Social Security numbers, birth dates, addresses, and the numbers of some driver’s licenses.  There

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10 Oct 2017

How You Can Help Napa Fire Victims Now

Via – fastcompany.com California’s Wine Country is in a state of emergency as more than a dozen wildfires burn the large swaths of land in Napa, Sonoma, Mendocino, Lake, and Yuba counties. The fires have destroyed at least 1,500 structures, caused at least 10 fatalities, and forced an estimated 20,000 North

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10 Oct 2017

The Best Art Parties, Street Fests & Shows in San Francisco

There is an explosion of fun, artsy events happening in San Francisco this time of year.  5 weekends of art fairs, artist hosted parties, as well as music and literary themed festivals.   It’s October in SF, so it’s time to get out there and mix it up with thousands of artists, makers, movers and

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06 Oct 2017

Ai Weiwei Talks Global Refugee Crisis & New Film in San Francisco

By Emily Wilson During an interview at the Fairmont Hotel, dissident Chinese artist Ai Wei Wei seems tired, at one point resting his head on his arms briefly. You can’t blame him. Arguably the most famous artist in the world, Ai has been tireless in promoting his new documentary, Human

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13 Sep 2017

The Rise of San Francisco’s ‘Extreme Commuters’

A new series focused on the displacement of San Francisco workers, brought to you by the writer, creator and voice of  Vanishing SF You may have noticed a story in The New York Times last month about a 62-year-old Stockton woman who wakes every morning at 2:15 a.m. to prepare

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25 Aug 2017

White Nationalists are Dumb, Weird, and Have No Style

By Hannah Harkness Obviously the worst thing about white nationalists is their racism and spread of hatred and violence. Feel free to read all of the think pieces and literature that has been written about them from WWII to present in regards to that. Today, however, I want to focus

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05 Jul 2017

5 Reasons Why You Should Read Trump’s Transcripts Instead of Watching Him

By Hannah Harkness  I’m what people call a Luddite. I’m shitty with technology. I’m not a snob who thinks not watching TV makes you better than other people, it’s just really not my thing. I genuinely don’t remember the last time I had a working TV and my laptops have

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