Everyday on the streets of SF we are reminded that America has no socialized medicine, and no real safety net for its most vulnerable citizens. We have people numbering in the hundreds of thousands living on our streets in California, a quarter of the country’s homeless population is here, in our state, sleeping under overpasses, in tents on the sidewalks, and struggling to find the care they need. Even in San Francisco, in the richest city, in the richest country in the world, the streets are full of people who need help.
This is going to be a super fun day…again! The gaming experts at Play in the Bay Sport & Social Club are holding three FREE tournaments throughout the day at Laughing Monk with us! There are going to be sweet prizes of $100, $50, $25 gift certificates for the winning teams
I am extremely excited to announce the release of The Delicious Card! Delicious cardholders get awesome deals at over 30 of your favorite SF eateries! Membership is a great way to explore new places, support local businesses, and support local journalism.
by Xan Holbrook When Werner Herzog said that Los Angeles had the most substance out of any city on Earth, he talked of the mass of contradictions that comes in a city which “manufactures dreams.” This sentiment, grand as it already is, hints at a larger truth (or series of
Sam Jordan’s Bar wasn’t the only long-running San Francisco institution whose street got renamed for it that closed in 2019. Tonight, New Year’s Eve, marks the final curtain call for Steve Silver’s Beach Blanket Babylon, which has been running at North Beach’s Club Fugazi since 1974. The world’s longest-running musical
by Xan Holbrook I will fight anyone that has a problem with me saying this is the most wonderful time of the year. However, I won’t disagree that ‘tis the season for crap journalism. This usually falls into three possible categories: The first crap type is the end of year
The new year and the new decade kicks off with a bunch of films for weirdos of all stripes. S.F. Indie Fest and Noir City have their annual shows this month. S.F. Sketchfest presents a very special anniversary screening of “The Rocky Horror Picture Show.” The follow-up to anime classic
For you Bay Area painters out there, this is a decent opportunity to get your work seen, for a good cause, AND get paid a bit in the process. SF General Hospital Foundation announced today that submissions are now open for the annual ‘Hearts in San Francisco’ public art project,
America’s favorite curmudgeon is coming back to San Francisco on March 24th. I got to see Sanders speak a couple times at rallies in 2015/16, and I have to say, he was a genuine inspiration. The platforms that newer, fresher-faced Democratic candidates stand on today, including Medicare for All, free