Pandemic

01 Dec 2020

SF Considers Tighter COVID-19 Restrictions, California Flirts With Lockdown

Gov. Gavin Newsom Monday announced that the state could be headed toward another shelter-in-place order. The news comes as 99 percent of California’s population is already subject to the state’s most restrictive purple tier in the COVID-19 Blueprint for a Safer Economy. That means that more than 39 million California

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24 Nov 2020

Why Are Religious Zealots So Willing to Spread COVID?

I was informed late last night that a direct contact of someone in my household was exposed to COVID-19. Each of my teens has been allowed to see one friend as part of a social bubble, but that one friend apparently has extremely religious parents who have been shirking health

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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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10 Nov 2020

Contra Costa County Slips Into Red Tier but SF Enacts Stricter COVID-19 Policies

San Francisco city officials announced Tuesday that they’re shutting down all indoor dining at the stroke of midnight Saturday. Contra Costa County announced that various indoor operation capacities will be reduced. When you compare COVID-19 data for both counties, Contra Costa is in much worse shape. The stark difference between

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10 Nov 2020

SCOTUS Hears Arguments in Latest Attempt to Abolish the Affordable Care Act

As more than 238,000 Americans families mourn losses caused by COVID-19, the U.S. Supreme Court Tuesday is hearing Republicans argue against the last defense millions have in the fight to stay healthy: the Affordable Care Act.  On the surface, the case is centered around the constitutionality of the individual mandate

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19 Aug 2020

A Recipe for Revolution When Government is Willing to Let Us Starve

By Sunny Dell People talk of revolution like they make New Year’s resolutions. They all sound so committed and serious at first, and then the idea fades away as the days tick by and inconvenience settles in. But what happens when it’s more inconvenient to not revolt, when we have

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17 Apr 2020

The Heartbreaking Ways COVID is Impacting Food Service Workers

In 2018, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) estimated that the food service industry employed 5.4 million workers. That number was almost certainly higher at the start of 2020, but has greatly diminished since restaurants, bars, cafes, caterers, and school lunch programs across the country have reduced service or

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13 Mar 2020

UCSF Experts: 40-70% of the US population Will be Infected Over the Next 12-18 Months

This is some really heavy stuff. On March 10th, an expert panel got together at UCSF to break down what they know so far about COVID-19 and what we can all expect to happen. It’s not good. The very very short version is that “it’s going to get worse before

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03 Dec 2013

The New Generation of Board Games Makes it Cool to be a Dork

Board games have undergone a renaissance in the last decade or so. These aren’t the haphazard games of chance you grew up with or that boring time warp you always got sucked into at Grandma’s house. The new generation of board games focuses on light strategy and a social experience.

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