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Here’s How To Stay Up-To-Date With the Wildfires — and Ways to Help Those Fleeing Them

San Francisco has filled with smoke again; the Bay Area is burning — again. We’re, truly, living in dystopian times. Climate change is as real as human ignorance. Hope saddles compassion in exact parallels. Alas: it’s times of catastrophe that call us, as a whole, to act; to reach out; to do our individual parts […]

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Smooch Tartshop Is The Whimsy and Delish Tarts We Need To Keep Going

Perhaps like many other San Franciscans, you baked yourself into a coma at the beginning of our shelter in place season, and now you never want to touch a spatula or measuring cup ever again. That’s fine. We understand. Set your sights on other hobbies and let the professionals do the work. First on our list […]

December Editor’s Letter: Of The New Decade

I’ve been thinking a lot about the events that have led me to where this magazine is now—I believe I both have had it easy and had it hard. I credit our victories with the hard realities that had to follow pre and post celebration, it’s a fine balance of wanting to scream from the […]

The November Editor’s Letter: The Wasteland

This past weekend, after more than seventeen days of flames blazing through 153,000 acres of land, the Camp Fire in Butte County was officially declared as contained. Down South, more than 100,000 acres were burned in the Woolsey and Hill Fires raging through Malibu, Ventura, and surrounding areas. With each year bringing greater wildfire and […]

Breathe Carefully Bay Area, The Air Quality Is Going To Get Worse

Due to a campfire off the heels of East Bay—the Bay Area is covered in a layer of smoke. Cal Fire reports that the Camp Fire in Butte County, roughly 160 miles northwest of San Francisco, that started at around 6:30 a.m. Thursday has grown to a size of at least 8,000 acres and promoted evacuations […]

Somi Apparel Releases Men’s Undies And A New Women’s Collection Right In Time For The Holidays

the brand has introduced men’s undergarments into the mix. With an already impressive collection of women’s underwear and work / sleep wear, we’re excited to see the panties expand to the male demographic. SOMI was created with two goals in mind: to craft modern, easy basics and to raise funds for women’s empowerment groups. Check […]

The Art of Fiber: Stephanie McGovern Spinning Masterpieces

Raised in a small farming town outside of San Francisco, Fiber Artist Stephanie McGovern, discovered the power of threads, forms, and materials through the gallery community and harassed them to create breathtaking sculptures. Making anything from installations to wearable apparel, is there anything she can’t do? Constructing pieces of Ruby Rose’s face to abstract cloth […]

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