One thing I and many of my peers dislike is the term “Bouncer”. A “Bouncer” is usually (but not always) perceived as a thug who grunts and tosses people out of bars with little or no thought. At the very least, I am NOT that guy. I have over 30 years experience in various security capacities.
Guest Post by Ainsley Lawrence Millennials have had some pretty intense experiences over the years. They’ve seen life with and without the internet, have lived through economic crises on a global scale, and have watched the traditional ways to create a career and invest their hard-won cash erode beneath their
Guest post by Nate Mezmer Some of the best conversations I have each week (face to face with humans) are with Lyft drivers. Not all of them are talkative and inspired. Sometimes I’m the dick who is glued to my phone. But at least 2-3x a week these drivers end
Guest Post by Lucy Kang A version of this story was originally broadcast on KALW’s Crosscurrents. Kat Callaway doesn’t waste words when I ask her if she’s planning to vote next week. Her answer? Hell yes. Kat’s enthusiasm is unsurprising. She has been the picture of political engagement since arriving
Guest Post by barakanoel I doubt Erykah remembers meeting me. I was dreaming. Badu always had me feeling like a dream. Well, well, well. They said Hip Hop was dead before we even heard about Bambaataa. Before I ever memorized a rhyme. Always tryna take down our Black heroes. Whitney. Cosby. Kelly. Martin,
This op-ed is written by Jennifer Friedenbach, Executive Director of the Coalition on Homelessness A version of this originally ran in the SF Examiner Thursday August 18 A young African American man I talked to recently shared how he is living in an encampment near the now cleared Division Street.
Guest post by Kelley Cutler Human Rights Organizer with the Coalition on Homelessness I woke up that morning to a call from a woman who was living in a tent on the street. Through her tears I could hear the muffled voices of San Francisco police coming through the phone, telling
Guest Post by Adrian Spinelli San Francisco, CA – Next week, San Francisco will transform itself into the epicenter of the nationally recognized Puppy Bowl Festivities and newly re-elected Mayor Ed Lee has a message for all of San Francisco’s homeless dogs: Get out! “They’re going to have to leave,”