covid

26 Apr 2020

How to Make a Face Mask Out of a Bra

You can make a protective mask out of a bra, which DJ Justin Credible is making available via her Instagram where she can also give you a tutorial. “They make sense as a mask. They have the perfect amount of this foam padding in each cup. And you can take

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24 Apr 2020

Bay Area Artists: Sources for Emergency Grants

Most grant giving organizations are overwhelmed right now.  Many have already given away all their money and are looking for more donors to second or third rounds of grants & loans.  So, artists, realize that some of these organizations may be maxed out, and all will have different timelines, guidelines

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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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22 Apr 2020

SF Now Offering Free COVID Testing for All “Essential Workers”

Earlier today Mayor London Breed and Director of Health Dr. Grant Colfax announced that San Francisco will begin COVID-19 testing for all essential workers in both the public and private sectors. The program, called CityTestSF was previously only for “front line” workers and people exhibiting symptoms. Any resident with symptoms will

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22 Apr 2020

Artists Around the World Create Dope PSAs for the “Erase COVID” Campaign

Legendary Bay Area poster artist Lil Tuffy reached out to me the other day about this awesome campaign that’s using art to raise awareness, and money, to support folks during COVID. Fifty-two artists from seven countries are creating work for the Erase COVID campaign, and the profits of each piece sold

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20 Apr 2020

New Facebook Sing-a-Long Group Brings Smiles to Neighbors & Essential Workers

Guest Post by Shannon E. Bolt These days, we might think of “essential workers” as the ones who are allowed to imitate normal life beyond their  front doors, even though it comes at great risk to their own health. For San Francisco realtor Ilana Minkoff, walking her dog in Cole

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20 Apr 2020

Unemployment Benefits for Gig Workers & Self-Employed Delayed at Least 2 Weeks

Millions of gig workers, self-employed people, and independent contractors have lost their livelihoods due to this pandemic, yet they don’t qualify for traditional unemployment benefits because they don’t work traditional jobs. As someone who works for themselves and whose business has been decimated by this pandemic, I’ve been thirstily awaiting

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17 Apr 2020

The Heartbreaking Ways COVID is Impacting Food Service Workers

In 2018, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) estimated that the food service industry employed 5.4 million workers. That number was almost certainly higher at the start of 2020, but has greatly diminished since restaurants, bars, cafes, caterers, and school lunch programs across the country have reduced service or

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15 Apr 2020

The Great American Sesh In: An Online Weed, Music & Art Fest to Fight COVID

Well 4/20 is almost here but due to COVID, there won’t be any big stoney celebration in Golden Gate Park this year. While I imagine there will be a lot of streaming things going on for the holiday, including the rad deals and events Urbana has planned, the biggest happening that

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