Goodwill

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,

Bay City News 0
23 Dec 2014

The City That Was: Making our Christmas White

In The City That Was, Bohemian Archivist P Segal tells a weekly story of what you all missed: the days when artists, writers, musicians, and unemployed visionaries were playing hard in the city’s streets and paying the rent working part time. Turning dream states into real world experiences was one of the things

P Segal - Bohemian Archivist 0
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

Broke-Ass Stuart - Editor In Cheap 0
10 Nov 2011

Dear TV, Being Broke Ain’t That Easy!

Don’t judge me, but I’ve been kinda casually checking out that new show “2 Broke Girls” lately (partially because I think that chick from that one Michael Cera movie- and more recently in Thor– is quite pleasantly sassy; but mostly because I didn’t continue watching Gossip Girl past season one,

Paulette Greenhouse - The Penny Pincher 1
31 Jul 2011

Just Don’t be a Cheap-Ass!

This site is dedicated to broke-asses. Yes, broke-asses. This is strictly not to be confused with cheap-asses. The word and conditions may be similar, but when carefully dissected, distinctions between the two become quite clear. Let’s take a look… 1. Broke-asses: They may often find themselves with an empty/thin wallet,

Paulette Greenhouse - The Penny Pincher 0
28 Mar 2011

Unique Thrift Store Makes It Easy On The Rummager

I hope everyone here is aware of Fulton Mall’s storied history of awesomeness. And no, I’m not talking about it’s old days of fish mongering and cable cars, I’m talking way more about the past 30 years when it’s been the best place for streetwear and being down with the

Dan Cerruti - 99 Cent Store Cowboy 0
23 Oct 2010

A Post Where I Get Irrationally Angry at the Goodwill

I have a special place in my heart for the Goodwill (and other everyday thrift stores). We go way back, starting in high school when I would wander through the Jersey malls, bewilderedly thinking Really? This is how I’m supposed to dress? And I’d say I have probably purchased 98%

Jessica Longo - Two-Bit Reporter 0
17 Sep 2010

Score a FREE pair of Ladies Levi’s Today in Union Square

Look this sexy…for FREE! I didn’t quite realize until I moved into a new apartment a few months ago exactly how much crap I own.  Whether it’s my collection of Dawson’s Creek DVDs or underwear that I’ve had since eighth grade (seriously), there’s a lot of junk hanging out in dresser

Christy Jovanelly - Cheapskate Commentator 0
12 Feb 2010

$2 Sale at Goodwill This Weekend

Ever since I started dressing myself, I’ve been shopping in thrift stores.  I’m pretty sure it’s long gone now, but when I was growing up there was an AMAZING one in the Clairemont area of San Diego called Action Thrift.  It was the size of a grocery store and because

Broke-Ass Stuart - Editor In Cheap 2