covid

07 Mar 2021

Goodwill Closes Eight Stores in the Bay Area Due to the Pandemic

Goodwill Industries of the Greater East Bay on Friday announced the closure of eight retail stores in Alameda, Contra Costa and Solano counties, and the layoffs of 61 employees, citing the economic consequences of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. The locations closing are in Oakley, Dublin, Livermore, Durant Square in Oakland,

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03 Mar 2021

The Awful Ways Maskholes are Treating Servers

It’s been twelve long months that our country has been learning to live with Covid. On April 3, it will be exactly a year that the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) first suggested that Americans wear facial coverings to help curtail the spread of the virus. Still, there

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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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02 Mar 2021

A Comedy Special Celebrating the 1 Year Anniversary of Quarantine

Celebrating the 1 Year Anniversary of Quarantine (aka we gotta laugh to keep from crying) This streamed comedy special is a fundraiser to support broke comedians and independent journalism. It’s a sliding scale event. $7, $17, $70…Pick the amount you can afford. The money is going to pay for the

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24 Feb 2021

Do Servers Even Want To Wait Tables Anymore?

Now more than ever, it’s not easy to make a living waiting tables. Covid restrictions have made sure that most restaurants aren’t even close to capacity and plenty of the customers who do go out to eat in restaurants are using the “times are hard” excuse to leave less than

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19 Feb 2021

Harm Reduction in the Time of Coronavirus

For Felanie Castro, it was like the world had just stopped. The first Shelter in Place order had just been announced, and she was stuck in her office at Glide Memorial Church with no marching orders and no messaging about safety precautions. But she worried for the unhoused communities she

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17 Feb 2021

5 Things Servers Won’t Be Annoyed By Anymore When They Go Back to Work

Tens of thousands of servers across the country haven’t had the joy of waiting tables for many months as restaurants continue to struggle during the pandemic. Once upon a time, the list of things that annoyed servers was longer than Santa’s naughty list, but things have changed. Waiters and waitresses,

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11 Feb 2021

California’s First Two Cases of South African COVID Variant Found in the Bay Area

By Eli Walsh Genomics researchers at Stanford University have confirmed California’s first two cases of the South African coronavirus variant in Alameda and Santa Clara counties, Gov. Gavin Newsom said Wednesday. The 501Y.V2 or B.1.351 variant is one of several recent mutations of the virus, most of which involve changes

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How To Tip During a Pandemic
03 Feb 2021

How To Tip During a Pandemic

Here we are heading into a full year of living during a pandemic and there are still so many situations we don’t quite know how to navigate. Things are ever-evolving when it comes to dealing with Covid and each day presents a new challenge. Just when we finally get used

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