coronavirus

03 Jul 2020

Reopening vs. Lockdown is a False Dichotomy

Guest Post by Marc Norton California is seeing a surge in coronavirus infections, and most of our government misleaders, from Governor Gavin Newsom on down, are trying to sweep the true story under the rug with the same kind of blowhard fake news that we hear from the Trump administration.

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01 Jul 2020

Sweeping Orders Shut Down Most of California in Response to COVID-19 Spike

Gov. Gavin Newsom announced a sweeping order Wednesday that immediately shuts down most business and recreational activity in 19 of the state’s 58 counties. Contra Costa, Santa Clara and Solano counties are the only three from the Bay Area region that made Wednesday’s list. Others could be added to the

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17 Jun 2022

The San Francisco Beer Passport is Here!

Step into a world of adventure with the San Francisco Beer Passport. There’s no better way to explore San Francisco than to literally drink it in. This passport is amazing! Each one contains 37 coupons to buy one beer, get a second beer FREE at 37 of the finest locally owned bars,

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24 Jun 2020

COVID-19 by the Numbers: Is Policy or Ideology Driving Los Angeles County Surge?

It’s no secret that the U.S. has long assumed the leading role in spreading the 2019 novel coronavirus.  We’ve lost 121,622 lives nationally to COVID-19 as of Wednesday morning, according to the Johns Hopkins Coronavirus Resource Center.    Los Angeles County alone, with a massive population of a little more than

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27 May 2020

Trump’s Assault on the Election is Just Warming Up

Donald Trump is on a rampage against mail-in ballots for the upcoming November election, asserting that large-scale voter fraud is an inevitable result. At least that’s his assertion now that the state of California is going in that direction — not so much when slightly less progressive states implemented similar

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27 May 2020

Why the Virus Spread in Alameda County Should Alarm Us All

Most Bay Area counties are now mitigating the COVID-19 pandemic relatively well with trends in new cases, hospitalizations and deaths either curving or remaining low on the comparative scale. But where many of the area’s residents are latching onto signs of hope, people in Alameda County see cause for concern,

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26 May 2020

Dolores Park Crowd Does Good Social Distancing, Despite Spring Fever

The Memorial Day Weekend storming of Gay Beach posed great risk in the age of coronavirus,  but the throngs who showed up at Dolores Park this weekend socially distanced pretty well. This despite that many of these barely-clothed hot people had not been sexually aroused by anything other than a

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29 Apr 2020

Governor Newsom Announces 4 Part Plan to Reopen California

Update 4/29: Heather Knight at the Chronicle has some excellent breaking news about this: Thankfully, because of our state and local governments’ quick work shutting things down, California hasn’t been as hard   hit as other states by the COVID-19 Pandemic. That said, everyone is wondering when the restrictions will

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21 Apr 2020

Artists are Painting the Boarded up Businesses in SF

Street artists are used to wearing face coverings and spending long hours alone.   In San Francisco, not even a pandemic is enough to stop artists from beautifying our city. Arts organizations Building 180 and Art for Civil Discourse, are reaching out to SF businesses and SF artists to turn all

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