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
Kristin Urquiza Launches National Day of Action and Vigil to ‘Marked by COVID’ and Failed by Politicians
Thursday would have been Mark Anthony Urquiza’s 66th birthday, but he will not be there to celebrate. Instead, his daughter Kristin Urquiza is holding a vigil and ofrenda in his honor in seven cities across six different states. While the events will celebrate the man, they will also serve as
I am extremely excited to announce the release of The Delicious Card! Delicious cardholders get awesome deals at over 30 of your favorite SF eateries! Membership is a great way to explore new places, support local businesses, and support local journalism.
Janitors may not be the first people who come to mind when we talk about essential workers in the age of COVID-19, but the work they do keeps wheels turning at essential places such as hospitals, schools and grocery stores. Unfortunately, janitors, like security officers and airport workers, are put
The following is the press release I received for the Statewide Day of Action for Immigrant Justice. Events will be happening in San Francisco (Justin Herman Plaza), Los Angeles (Downtown Federal Building), San Diego (Waterfront Park), and online. you can learn more about the individual protests right here. On August
Prosecutors with the San Mateo County District Attorney’s Office announced that they’ve filed felony criminal threat charges with a hate crime enhancement against a 55-year-old San Francisco man. Steven Cibotti, the accused, allegedly approached a family who were sitting down to eat together at Flights Restaurant in Burlingame on June
We’re on week three of the nationwide protests over the police killing of George Floyd and the systemic oppression of people of color. Over the weekend there were a couple dozen protests throughout the Bay Area and it was amazing. It’s incredible to see so many people from all walks
Important note: We’re seeing spikes in COVID right now so, while attending all these Bay Area protests, it’s important to protect yourself and others. Make sure to wear masks, use hand sanitizer, and social distance yourself as much as possible. It’s also important to get free testing for COVID, even though
For about half an hour, car after car after car after car after car drove by me, waving, honking, flashing peace signs, or pumping their fists in the air, with all the energy of a people starting an exciting new journey.