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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 […]

The New Wave Non-Profit: City Surf Project’s Founder Talks Positive Change Through Surfing

The good folks at City Surf Project have waxed creative yet again, and just in time for the holidays. With an honorable mission of bringing the art and sport of surfing to underserved districts of San Francisco’s youth, CSP ceaselessly works to fund their outings and reach a larger number of kids and teens. In […]

CRACK+CIDER To Help The Homeless Rise One Warm Coat At A Time

6,686 people on the street and as we move into the colder months, most to many of these residents eventually die from illness or other existing conditions. Most can’t get into a shelter, secure warm clothing, or even grab a bite to eat. The founder’s of this noteworthy start-up are launching pop-up shops and an […]

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