coronavirus

18 Mar 2020

Why Old-School Latchkey Kids Have No Sympathy for Your Quarantine Boredom

I got sick last week. It wasn’t the kind of sick that under most circumstances would raise even half an eyebrow. At most, I would have probably missed two days of work. Of course, last week wasn’t anywhere near the 48 contiguous states of normal. But I decided to call

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17 Mar 2020

BREAKING: Cannabis Dispensaries Can Reopen Under Order From Mayor Breed

San Francisco cannabis dispensaries were all ordered closed on Monday night under Mayor London Breed’s coronavirus shelter-in-place order that shut down many SF businesses and brought the city to a halt. Dispensaries were mobbed Monday, because it was the last day they’d be able to operate for at least three

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18 Feb 2020

The Delicious Card: Rad Deals at 30+ SF Restaurants

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.

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16 Mar 2020

Mayor Breed Orders San Francisco to Shelter-in-Place

Edit: Originally I had written that San Francisco would be locked down. I was wrong. We are to shelter in place. This means that places that provide basic needs will still be open. The San Francisco Examiner just reported that, starting tonight (Tuesday 3/16) at midnight, San Franciscans will be expected to

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16 Mar 2020

What’s the Line of Succession if COVID-19 Gets Trump and Pence?

by Jackson Curtin Recently, Trump and Pence were exposed to, and shook hands with, someone infected with COVID-19. Initially the two refused to take tests to see if they were in need to be quarantined. That response filled me with hope. What if they contracted the virus, and then died

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16 Mar 2020

The Government has Learned Nothing From Previous Pandemics

by Xan Holbrook As I’m writing this, I’m preparing to move abroad to start work. Or rather, I would be, if only for the fact that the country in question has just closed its borders, and I will be working remotely from here on. A sensible measure, given the emergence

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13 Mar 2020

How to Support Artists, Performers, and Service Industry Folks During Coronavirus

Let’s get real: the American system of “Fuck you, I got mine!” has been proven to be woefully unprepared for the coronavirus pandemic. What a surprise! This plague is laying bare the fact that not having Universal Healthcare or other social safety nets is terrible for society. If we had Universal

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13 Mar 2020

UCSF Experts: 40-70% of the US population Will be Infected Over the Next 12-18 Months

This is some really heavy stuff. On March 10th, an expert panel got together at UCSF to break down what they know so far about COVID-19 and what we can all expect to happen. It’s not good. The very very short version is that “it’s going to get worse before

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12 Mar 2020

What To Do If You Are Sick

Call your doctor:  If you think you have been exposed to COVID-19 and develop a fever and symptoms of respiratory illness, such as cough or difficulty breathing, call your healthcare provider immediately.

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