If You’ve Worked in SF, Your Boss Might Owe You Money
Have you worked in San Francisco any time after 2008? If so, you might have an unknown amount of money owed to you and it’ll disappear if you don’t claim it within the next few years. The SF Medical Reimbursement Account (SF MRA) is an account specially containing funds that
Silicon Valley’s Scapegoat: Theranos Fraudster Elizabeth Holmes Faces Guilty Verdict
“This is what happens when you work to change things,” Theranos founder Elizabeth Holmes said in a CNBC TV interview in 2015. “First they think you’re crazy, then they fight you, and then all of a sudden you change the world.” Once hailed as the “world’s youngest self-made female billionaire,”
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
Covered California Sign-Up Extended Til End Of The Year, And It’s Incredibly Cheap
In February, we reported that the Covered California open enrollment period was extended until May 15. But now you have all year to sign up, as KPBS reports that Biden’s American Rescue Plan “means that Californians have until the end of the year to sign up for health coverage.” Attention,
It Took the World Getting Sick for America to Realize What a Lot of Us Already Knew
Health care in the U.S. has been a house of cards for a long while. COVID-19 is just the first thing in a while to have the potential to bring the entire system crashing down around us.
A global pandemic? In this economy?
By Ian Firstenberg The early stages of the coronavirus pandemic have shown us how crucial a robust guarantee of health justice is for workers. As the coronavirus spread from a crisis to a pandemic, countries began taking unprecedented steps to quell a burgeoning disaster and hopefully lower a sizable death
Why Even Your Young, Broke A** Should Have a Living Will
by Hannah Harkness Hi there! Is the impending war giving you an increased sense of mortality? Are you aware that there were more mass shootings than days last year? Are you watching all of the coverage of climate-change induced natural disasters? If you are, you shouldn’t need convincing to get
Finding Mental Health Care Drives New Yorkers Insane
by Hannah Harkness A year after moving to NYC, I tweeted out “I have an NYC therapist and a Philly therapist because only a Philly therapist understands what 30 years of living in Philadelphia does to your mind.” Like a lot of jokes on my Twitter feed, this was less
Kaiser Candlelight Vigil Honors Mental Health Patients Who Committed Suicide
About 40 people held a predawn candlelight vigil in front of Kaiser Permanente headquarters in Oakland early Wednesday morning. They were there to remember former patients who committed suicide after their requests for mental health care were denied or detrimentally delayed. The group consisted of some of Kaiser’s mental health