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01 Jun 2021

Costco Restarts Free Sample Carts for Hungry Shoppers

Let the sample grazing begin. Shoppers will soon be able to snack their way through the wholesale warehouse maze that is Costco. For many, that one simple free treat thing feels like a return to normalcy. Over the course of the next few weeks, Costco will phase back their pre-pandemic

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21 May 2021

Things We Should Have Learned from the Pandemic….But Didn’t

But as we lurch toward what the new normal will look like after this harrowing experience, I wonder, have the people in power learned anything?

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18 Jan 2021

The 100 Best Cheap Eats in the Bay Area

This list of great places to eat in the Bay Area will leave you smiling and probably drooling. All these joints are incredibly well priced, locally owned, delicious, and serving takeout in 2021. You can get something delicious, that will also fill you up, at all these eateries for under

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07 May 2021

San Francisco’s Long History of Catastrophic Sinkholes

We all hope that the pandemic is starting to loosen its grip on San Francisco. As it does, and we emerge, blinking, into the light, we will be presented with the obvious question: what existential threat should occupy our minds now? I would like to propose that we spend our

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04 May 2021

San Francisco Hits Yellow Tier, Prepares to Reopen Indoor Bars

San Francisco is just one of six counties in California to reach the yellow tier in the state’s reopening blueprint, and is the first in the Bay Area to achieve that goal. The yellow tier is the least restrictive, allowing capacity limits to increase in a myriad of businesses and

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30 Apr 2021

Indoor Bars Can Open in San Francisco on May 7th!

Hallelujah! And say that exuberantly like Pharoahe Monch. San Francisco will be entering the Yellow Tier on May 7th which means, among other things, that indoor bars can open again without serving food. According to Supervisor Matt Haney, “Under state guidelines, in the yellow tier: Restaurants, movie theaters, libraries, offices, churches,

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28 Apr 2021

Restaurants Are Short Staffed and It’s NOT Because People Are Too Lazy to Work

As the weather warms up and more Covid vaccinations are getting into arms, plenty of people are feeling more comfortable venturing out into the world of restaurant dining. However, staffing those restaurants has become a huge challenge. The New York Times, CNN, and NBC’s Today Show have all written about

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27 Apr 2021

Burning Man Is Canceled for 2021 but They’re Keeping Your $2,500 Reservation Fee

The Burning Man folks would like to thank you for your generous donation of $2,500 to reserve the right to buy a ticket to an event that is not happening this year. It’s really not much of a surprise that organizers have chosen not to invite thousands of people to

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14 Apr 2021

I Just Got COVID-19 Last Week. This Isn’t Over Yet, People

Last week, about 30 San Franciscans were still testing positive for COVID-19 every day. I am one of them.  I was exposed to someone who didn’t know they had it. People, I have to tell you to please don’t let your guard down, please stay determined with the masks, social

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