If you’ve been to downtown San Francisco in recent months, it will come as no surprise that the once bustling FiDi is no longer, and it’s been replaced by a skyscraping ghosttown.
And if you haven’t been, you probably still know this. The Daily, a New York Times podcast, published an episode a few months ago, bleakly titled The Most Empty Downtown in America; a number of publications have penned articles on why SF is unique in its struggle to return its downtown to pre-pandemic bustle; and local politicians are putting their heads together in a desperate attempt to figure out how in the world to revitalize downtown SF.
Bay Area humorists, rejoice: Oakland’s premier satirical news source is back. If you’ve lived here since circa 2012 (or, like me, you left and came back), you may remember Oakland Unseen. The satire specialist covered local controversies like Occupy Oakland, police brutality, and the annual unwashed tide of Burning Man
‘Tis the season once more, and we find ourselves looking for thoughtful gifts for our favorite people. Explore this gift guide featuring small businesses and local artists showcasing their work in the East Bay. We’ve uncovered unique treasures perfect for gifting while also supporting the heartbeat of our local community.
Hey Marc! Broke-Ass Stuart here. I’ve been trying to connect with you for a little while by emailing your team and tweeting at you, but I’ve had no luck so far. I don’t take it personally though. After all, I am the guy who wrote a viral article naming your
Remember last year how after a very popular petition they turned the Salesforce Tower into the Eye Of Sauron for Halloween? Well this year there’s a petition to turn it into a humungous game of Pac-Man. The goal of the petition is to get the attention of Salesforce CEO Mark Benioff
The big screen on our skyline is about to be taken over by CCA art students. We liked the sound of that so much we started asking questions. Artists Maxine Schoefer-Wulf, Ava Morton, Efe Ozmen, and Judit Navratil all created videos to be shown on SF’s giant cone. So don’t
Every September downtown San Francisco is completely overrun by Salesforce’s giant Dreamforce conference. Thousands of people come from around the world to do whatever it is that people do at Dreamforce, while the city’s already hellish traffic is made considerably worse by the closing down of streets near Moscone Center.
As you may have heard there is a very important petition going around that supports Turning the Salesforce Tower into Eye Of Sauron on Halloween this year. The Change.org petition currently has almost 7,000 signatures and is looking to get the attention of Salesforce CEO Mark Benioff as well as
The protest and press conference was a response to Salesforce CEO Marc Benioff, The demands of Salesforce employees follow similar actions by workers at IBM, Google, Microsoft and Amazon, who are demanding their company cancel contracts with the federal government in response to Trump administration policies.