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06 Sep 2022

7 Ways to Beat This Infernal Heat Wave

I tolerate the heat about as well as a hydrangea. Like many of you without air conditioning, I spent the last few days on my couch in my underwear with the blinds down, shades drawn, and a fan on full-blast aimed at my drooping tits. In Missouri where I grew

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view of rolling hills of California
22 Apr 2022

In Response to Ongoing Droughts, California Senate Votes to Limit Our Water

Each time we have some rainfall in the Bay Area, I always have a small glimmer of hope that we could be out of drought season. Is California still in a drought? The short answer is that we may always be in one. Knowing the California drought is likely here

Katy Atchison 2
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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12 Apr 2022

How Climate Change Affects The Bay Area

Written By Deborah In just a few short days, San Francisco has gone from the hottest weather we’ve seen in over a year to damp and rainy. While variety is the spice of life, this is a troubling sign of things to come. The early stages of climate change is

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19 Oct 2021

Looking Back at What Went Wrong 30 Years After the Tragic Tunnel Fire

Thirty years ago today was pretty unremarkable in the East Bay. It was a breezy Saturday, hot by Oakland’s standards at about 83 degrees. By all accounts, it was a beautiful day to be out. We didn’t know then that there was a monster lying in wait.  There had been

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09 Aug 2021

California’s 7 Largest Wildfires Were All In The Last 3 Years

We regret to inform you that northern California’s still-raging Dixie Fire is now the second largest wildfire in California history, according to NPR. Nearly half a million acres have burned in this wildfire alone, and the best ways to help or chip in to these affected communities is by giving

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06 Aug 2021

The Low Water Levels of Lake Mendocino are Absolutely Frightening

When I was young, my father and I drove north to Lake Mendocino from the Bay Area two or three times a year. My sister would tag along sometimes with piles of homework on her lap while I studied some nerdy Final Fantasy videogame guide. Being kids, when Dad told

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13 Jul 2021

Bay Area Water Restrictions Get a Lot More Serious

As the thirsty state continues to bite and scratch for every last drop of water, new restrictions and states of emergency are rolling out across the Bay Area region in rapid succession.  Gov. Gavin Newsom last week called on all Californians to voluntarily cut back water usage by 15 percent

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08 Jun 2021

How to Conserve Water During This Terrible Drought

A large chunk of the Bay Area is already experiencing “exceptional drought” conditions, which is the worst of the worst in the U.S. Drought Monitor’s rating system. Most of California — 74.5 percent — is in the “extreme drought” zone, and we haven’t even turned the page into summer. While

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