quarantine

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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20 Jul 2020

Catch The Roxie Mixtape-In-Place Festival

Hey, remember when the Roxie Theater offered people a chance to turn life under quarantine into cinema with its Mixtape-In-Place competition?  As it turned out, the response was impressive.  Well over 100 submissions of films lasting 3 minutes or less in various genres got submitted for the competition.  Since part

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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

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08 Jun 2020

Bay Area Family Stranded on Tiny Philippine Island Since the Start of COVID

Back in November 2019, my wife Joyce and I decided to go to Palawan, her home island in the Philippines, to have our daughter Valley. I’m a professional musician, so I came back to California for most of February to play shows and make as much money as I could before returning to finish the process of getting Valley’s American Passport and bringing them home.

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20 Apr 2020

New Facebook Sing-a-Long Group Brings Smiles to Neighbors & Essential Workers

Guest Post by Shannon E. Bolt These days, we might think of “essential workers” as the ones who are allowed to imitate normal life beyond their  front doors, even though it comes at great risk to their own health. For San Francisco realtor Ilana Minkoff, walking her dog in Cole

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15 Apr 2020

The Great American Sesh In: An Online Weed, Music & Art Fest to Fight COVID

Well 4/20 is almost here but due to COVID, there won’t be any big stoney celebration in Golden Gate Park this year. While I imagine there will be a lot of streaming things going on for the holiday, including the rad deals and events Urbana has planned, the biggest happening that

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01 Apr 2020

A Live Streamed Show From The Houses of 13 Different Performers

While there are lots of fun live streamed events going on since we’re all basically under house arrest, I thought this one sounded particularly interesting. It’s happening this Friday 4/3. Here’s all the info from the Facebook invite: We know you’re stuck at home and bored out of your mind

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30 Mar 2020

Kill Your Ego Before It Kills Someone Else

by Hannah Harkness Hey there, you down in the dark! Thank you for taking the time from your long fictional sports conversation with the stick figure you painted on the wall of your rented apartment to read my article. Personally, I’ve been in a basement room of my apartment I

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23 Mar 2020

How To Stay Sane When the World Is Going to Sh**

by Laurie Riihimaki If you say you aren’t freaking the fuck out right now, then you’re lying. The world is rapidly going to shit and we are all going to die from the Coronavirus. *Deep Breath* Sorry, that’s the fear talking.  The truth is, the world is pretty shitty right

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