California’s Fentanyl Problem Is Getting Worse
Driven largely by the prevalence of fentanyl, a synthetic opioid up to 100 times stronger than morphine, drug overdoses in California now kill more than twice as many people as car accidents, more than four times as many as homicides, and more than either diabetes or lung cancer, according to California Health Policy Strategies, a Sacramento consulting group. And the state’s overdose surveillance dashboard indicates most opioid overdose deaths involve fentanyl.
This Bay Area Non-Profit is Fighting Against The Fentanyl Crisis
GUEST POST BY NICOLE SKI FentCheck is a Bay Area non-profit fighting against the fentanyl-related overdose crisis. I first saw FentCheck testing strips in the bathroom as well as a mug for donations at the Rockridge Improvement Club. That is where I met Alison Heller, co-founder of FentCheck, and volunteers
The 2023 SF Wine Passport is Here!
Step into a world of adventure with the 2023 SF Wine Passport! There’s no better way to explore San Francisco than to literally drink it in. You get 2-for-1 glasses of wine at 23 of SF’s finest locally owned bars and restaurants for only $39.95! It honestly doesn’t get much better than that. And after the
Fentanyl Dealer Miguel Ramos Facing Life In Prison
In October, San Francisco police arrested 24-year-old Miguel Ramos in the Tenderloin for possession of illicit substances. Officers found two ounces of methamphetamine as well as individual ounces of crack-cocaine and heroin. Then they made a startling discovery. Also in Ramos’ backpack were 7.8 pounds of fentanyl. Interim District Attorney
Fentanyl Laced Party Drugs are Killing People in the Bay Area
Seeing as New Year’s Eve is nearly here, and people will be partying their faces off on the last night of the year, I figured it was really important to get this public service announcement out there: TEST YOUR DRUGS AND CARRY NARCAN! Honestly, I have no problem with recreational
Twitter CEO Elon Musk Reportedly Forcing Workers to Sleep On-Site
Twitter is allegedly forcing its few remaining employees to sleep in makeshift bedrooms at its Market Street headquarters. A whistleblower alerted San Francisco’s 311 service, backed up by a Forbes report that described conference rooms rudely converted to “modest bedrooms featuring unmade mattresses, drab curtains and giant conference-room telepresence monitors.” Anonymous employees
Fentanyl Crisis Claims Over 500 Lives
“As society degrades, a broader segment of it will choose drugs, moving images, dormancy. Yet this subset will cling, surprisingly, to a single public duty: that of electing a ruling class.” —Author Miles Klee, June 2012 A grim new statistic has emerged in the wake of 2022’s messy midterm elections.