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Dolores Park May Be Shut Down if Crowds ContinueDolores Park May Be Shut Down if Crowds Continue
By - posted 5/4/2020
Bay Area Updates

In a Monday afternoon press conference, San Francisco Mayor London Breed hinted that the city may have to temporarily shut down Dolores Park if park goers don’t maintain social distancing in the future. Here are some photos from May 3rd from SF Gate. “If we see that that behavior has not changed, more...

You Can Now Get Married Online in SF Starting TodayYou Can Now Get Married Online in SF Starting Today
By - posted 5/4/2020
Bay Area Updates, Uplifting

Thanks to The San Francisco Examiner for letting us about a new executive order that allows for filing marriage licenses remotely. Governor Gavin Newsom signed a 60-day executive order so that adults can obtain marriage licenses via videoconferencing rather than in-person amidst the COVID-19 pandemic. Learn More: San Francisco Videoconference Marriage License Issuance more...

120 RVs and Trailers To Become Homeless Shelters in Bayview120 RVs and Trailers To Become Homeless Shelters in Bayview
By - posted 5/4/2020
Bay Area Updates

Thank you to the SF Chronicle for letting us know that 120 trailers and RVs will house homeless at Bayview Pier during the coronavirus crisis. By mid- May, Bayview’s Pier 94 will be transformed into COVID-19 Homeless Shelter. In addition to moving almost 1,000 people into hotel rooms, The City of more...

SF Now Has Universal COVID-19 Testing for All Essential WorkersSF Now Has Universal COVID-19 Testing for All Essential Workers
By - posted 5/4/2020
Bay Area Updates, COVID-19 Updates

Mayor London Breed Announces Universal COVID-19 Testing for All Essential Workers in San Francisco Monday, May 4, 2020 Anyone who must work during the Stay Home Order is eligible for free testing, with or without symptoms. San Francisco takes another step toward goal of universal access to testing. San Francisco, CA — Mayor more...

13 San Mateo County Parks Reopen Today13 San Mateo County Parks Reopen Today
By - posted 5/4/2020
Bay Area Updates, What's Closed / What's Open

Thank you KRON4 for informing us that San Mateo County will reopen 13 parks today, May 4. After being closed since March 27, the San Mateo County Parks Department will reopen trails in 13 of its 23 parks today Monday, May 4. Visitors will be required to: Hike single file on narrow more...

Happy 168th Birthday Oakland!Happy 168th Birthday Oakland!
By - posted 5/4/2020
Bay Area Updates

Happy Birthday to the City of Oakland! Incorporated on May 4, 1852, the largest city in the East Bay turns one year older. On its birthday, let us go over and fall in love with some of the wonders that have put Oakland on the map: Lake Merritt & The “Oak-ness” Monster Lake more...

"Fruit Jesus" Bike Delivery is Back in SF“Fruit Jesus” Bike Delivery is Back in SF
By - posted 5/3/2020
Bay Area Updates, Uplifting

Thank you SF Eater for sharing the wonderful news that the “Fruit Jesus” is once again bringing produce to the people – rolling around town on his bike to deliver fresh fruit to your doorstep.  “FruitRollup is an attempt to connect local farmers with urban consumers, solving the problem of the more...

Muni's "M" Community Shuttle Bus Starts May 4Muni’s “M” Community Shuttle Bus Starts May 4
By - posted 5/3/2020
Bay Area Updates

Muni is slowly adding service back. Starting Monday, May 4, the M Bus will return to partial service as a “Community Shuttle” between Balboa Park and West Portal stations. The M-L bus transfer point will be at Ulloa and West Portal. This service update is based on ridership trends, staffing availability, and more...

Timbuk2 Turns 10,000 Donated MLB, NBA, NFL & NHL T-Shirts into Face MasksTimbuk2 Turns 10,000 Donated MLB, NBA, NFL & NHL T-Shirts into Face Masks
By - posted 5/2/2020
Bay Area Updates, Uplifting

Thanks to NBC Bay Area for letting us know that Bay Area bag maker, Timbuk2, has shifted production from commuter bags to masks – working to donate 50,000 cloth face coverings and bandanas to Bay Area organizations. They have teamed up with NBC Sports, together with its partners MLB’s San more...

SF Artists Receive First Round of $1.5 Million GrantsSF Artists Receive First Round of $1.5 Million Grants
By - posted 5/2/2020
Bay Area Updates, Uplifting

On Thursday, Mayor London Breed Announced that San Francisco artists and organizations have received $1.5 million in first round of grants. The Arts and Artists Relief Fund’s rapid response of financial support to the arts community provides help for those most vulnerable due to loss of income from the COVID-19 more...

Free Sourdough Starter From Bay Area's "Phantom Baker" Until Sunday OnlyFree Sourdough Starter From Bay Area’s “Phantom Baker” Until Sunday Only
By - posted 5/2/2020
Bay Area Updates, Uplifting

It’s like the gold of 2020. Thanks to News24-680 for letting us know about the “Phantom Baker” sharing free sourdough starter in Walnut Creek. Last Tuesday a mysterious baker with a talent for making sourdough bread decided to share it with the neighborhood. Outside the entrance to Buena Vista Elementary off  more...

Every Free COVID-19 Testing Site in San FranciscoEvery Free COVID-19 Testing Site in San Francisco
By - posted 5/2/2020
Bay Area Updates, COVID-19 Updates

All essential workers in San Francisco are now eligible for COVID-19 testing, regardless of symptoms or exposure. Essential workers can get tested for free at one of the two CityTestSF sites at the Embarcadero and in SoMa. These two sites have the capacity to test 1,500 people per day, and are more...

Free Bags of Groceries for 1,000 Families in The MissionFree Bags of Groceries for 1,000 Families in The Mission
By - posted 5/1/2020
Bay Area Updates, Uplifting

The Latino Task Force and Carnaval SF and joining forces to do some good on Cinco de Mayo. They are pledging to feed the community with free bags of groceries so that they can cook a meal and celebrate “en la casa” They have food donated by GOYA foods, Wagyu Steaks, more...

8 Stunning Free Bay Area Park Zoom Backgrounds8 Stunning Free Bay Area Park Zoom Backgrounds
By - posted 5/1/2020
Bay Area Updates

Take your Zoom call from boring to soaring by transporting you and your video-chat-mates to sites around the Golden Gate National Parks such as the Golden Gate Bridge, the calming greenery of Muir Woods, or the refined masonry of Fort Point. Download these beautiful Bay Area Backgrounds You can now download free more...

Whole Foods To Give Free Face Masks To All ShoppersWhole Foods To Give Free Face Masks To All Shoppers
By - posted 5/1/2020
COVID-19 Updates, Freebies

Thank you, Nexstar for letting us know that Whole Foods Markets across the country will provide free masks to all customers starting next week – along with requiring customers to wear masks. Amazon-owned Whole Foods announced on their blog on April 30, “To help protect the safety and health of our more...