covid

21 Jan 2022

Covid Cases Have Begun to Decline in San Francisco

After a recent surge of COVID-19 cases in San Francisco caused by the omicron variant, the number of cases in the city are starting to decline, Mayor London Breed announced Thursday. The number of cases peaked earlier this month on Jan. 9 with some 2,164 cases per day on average,

Bay City News 0
17 Jan 2022

Angry Reviews Of “No Smell” Candles Go Up With Omicron Surge

To forecast future surges in Covid, it seems like all we have to do is check out online reviews for Yankee Candles, or other brands of scented wicks. In 2020, Terri Nelson, a painter and artist, first pointed out in a tongue-and-cheek Tweet that there were angry customers reporting their

0
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,

Broke-Ass Stuart - Editor In Cheap 0
10 Jan 2022

California Considers Canceling Elective Surgeries as Covid Surges

As a third of hospitals report critical staffing shortages, California’s health department is considering issuing an order postponing many elective surgeries. Many procedures, including a lung transplant, already have been canceled.

Bay City News 0
07 Jan 2022

Living in the South During a Pandemic Means Putting Up with “Spreadnecks”

This is part of our Blue Woman in a Red State column Here we are again, another wave of the Covid-19 variant that sounds more and more like a Transformer. Latest, is the Omicron Variant. This pandemic is starting to look like an era. Let’s face it, it is being prolonged

M Keith 2
29 Dec 2021

State Sen. Skinner Proposes State-Funded Savings Accounts for Kids Orphaned by COVID

Low-income California children would get up to $5,000 if they lost a parent to COVID-19 under legislation that state Sen. Nancy Skinner, D-Berkeley, plans to introduce in January. The Hope for Children Act would create savings accounts with up to $3,000 for children as old as 9 and up to

Bay City News 0
21 Dec 2021

Fix Inequality or Get Robbed? The Connection Between Crime and Poverty

The ‘90s are back, and I don’t mean that in a good way. While every one of us is somewhat guilty of being nostalgic for the days when Green Day made good music or when Chumbwamba was getting knocked down only to triumphantly get back up again, I guarantee we

Abraham Woodliff - Bay Area Memelord 3
13 Dec 2021

Indoor Mask Mandate Back on in California, Regardless of Vaccination Status

There will be an indoor mask mandate set for Dec. 15 to Jan. 15 across all counties in California. The announcement coincides with the California Department of Public Health’s report that were 18 reported cases of the fast-spreading Omicron variant in the state as of Thursday. California has always required

0
19 Nov 2021

How to Talk About Vaccines with Your Anti-Vaxxer Family & Friends

There’s plenty to discuss over turkey and cranberry sauce this year, which makes this an important time to be the voice of reason amidst a sea of misinformation. Here’s how you can do that.

Sam Devine 0