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BART Enlists Help From Familiar Friends To Clear Areas For Fire Safety

Since their first sighting back in August by Marina residents, the goats of Fort Mason have been munching down and discovering some of SF’s oldest treasures. “This is the smartest way for us to deal with the vegetation in these areas,” said Josh Soltero, an irrigation/grounds worker in BART’s grounds maintenance department who was keeping […]

Community Favorite La Cocina’s Municipal Marketplace Opens And Take Out A Plenty

La Cocina has stood through the test of time—especially as COVID-19 ravages the restaurant industry, we’re excited to see a glimmer of hope from the non-profit kitchen incubator. April 5th (Monday), La Cocina opened its doors for it’s first standalone location: Municipal Market. It’s the nation’s first women-led food hall in the heart of San […]

Independent Organization in Oakland Needs Support To Help Struggling Businesses Build ‘Lifeline’ Parklets

Parklets aren’t cheap — by any stretch of the imagination. Many in the Bay Area, even before factoring in the cost of permit fees, can cost upwards of $10,000. But in a time marked by social distancing and rising COVID-19 cases (that are linked toward indoor activities), they’ve become essential for businesses to build, should […]

Bring Youth To The Power of Surf: Johnny Irwin of City Surf Project Ensuring Equitable Access To The Ocean

When one stirs up the classic image of California surfing, San Francisco is likely not the setting of that picturesque vision. For one, the Northern California waters are often frigid in a brain-shattering way. For two, the lack of constant sun doesn’t immediately inspire the local population to dawn a bikini or some trunks and […]

Taking a Hike and Finding a Tribe

//Story by Erica Botbol; photo courtesy of Toa Heftiba I started Project Hike just about a year ago, after moving to San Francisco from South Florida and having a hard time finding and meeting people with similar interests. Moving 3,000 miles away took away my sense of security and confidence in knowing exactly where and […]

Off The Menu: Dirty Habits & LYRIC Host A Pride Filled Brunch

And with a brunch starting at $35, how can you not? For those who reached out about how we are going to report on Pride centric news, we hear you loud and clear—we understand that businesses will use Pride as a way to push their monetary gain and won’t focus on the bigger issues at […]

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