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SF May Soon Allow Fourplexes in Most NeighborhoodsSF May Soon Allow Fourplexes in Most Neighborhoods
By - posted 7/29/2021
Bay Area Updates, Causes

An effort to increase housing production throughout the city, Supervisor Rafael Mandelman on Tuesday proposed legislation to allow fourplex units to be built in areas designated for single-family homes. Currently, zones designated for single-family and low-density housing only allow for a maximum of three units per lot. Updating rules to allow more...

SF Judge Overturns Decision To Cover Up Controversial MuralSF Judge Overturns Decision To Cover Up Controversial Mural
By - posted 7/28/2021
Causes, Controversy

A San Francisco Superior Court judge on Tuesday overturned a 2019 decision by the city’s school district to cover up a controversial mural at George Washington High School. The George Washington High School Alumni Association had filed a lawsuit following the 2019 vote by the San Francisco Unified School District Board more...

SF to Get 400 New Drug & Mental Health Treatment BedsSF to Get 400 New Drug & Mental Health Treatment Beds
By - posted 7/22/2021
Causes, Community, Uplifting

San Francisco Mayor London Breed announced Thursday that the city will create 400 new treatment beds, 140 of which will open this year, for people experiencing mental health issues or substance abuse. Read the full details at sfmayor.org The beds, which will increase San Francisco’s residential treatment capacity by 20 percent, allow more...

Upcoming List of Bay Area Protests (July-August 2021)Upcoming List of Bay Area Protests (July-August 2021)
By - posted 7/22/2021
Causes, Have Your Voice Heard

We know it’s hard to stay connected sometimes as a community. We’re doing our best to compile a list of as many upcoming protests, rallies, vigils, activism, community outreach and clean-up events as possible. Did we miss any events? Please email us at events_crew@funcheap.com with the date/time, details and any links more...

"Free Britney" Rally Comes to SF (July 25)“Free Britney” Rally Comes to SF (July 25)
By - posted 7/15/2021
Causes, Have Your Voice Heard

The Free Britney Army is coming to San Francisco to host a “Free Britney” Rally on July 25 from 1 – 3 pm, starting from Castro Street and Market Street. They’re encouraging all Britney fans to come out and show your support. Bring your signs, banners, voices and words of encouragement. more...

"Stand Up for a Safe Oakland" March at Lake Merritt“Stand Up for a Safe Oakland” March at Lake Merritt
By - posted 7/10/2021
Causes

This Saturday, join Chief Leronne L. Armstrong and invited guests: including, City and Community leaders as we “STAND UP FOR A SAFE OAKLAND!!!” July 10, 2021, 12 pm – 2 pm Start: Lake Merritt Amphitheater March to 2200 block of Lakeshore Avenue RSVP on Facebook Police Chief LeRonne Armstrong and the leader of the city’s more...

East Bay Firefighters Head to Florida to Help with Tower Collapse RescueEast Bay Firefighters Head to Florida to Help with Tower Collapse Rescue
By - posted 6/29/2021
Causes, Healing

By Tony Hicks Bay City News Foundation The East Bay is sending a pair of firefighters to South Florida to help search and rescue efforts at the Champlain tower collapse in Surfside, where at least 10 people were dead and 151 were missing as of Monday morning. Oakland Fire Department Battalion Chief more...

Juneteenth Events Happening in SF + Bay AreaJuneteenth Events Happening in SF + Bay Area
By - posted 6/18/2021
Causes, Celebrations, Get Out: Events

San Francisco and the Bay Area celebrate Juneteenth with a series of festivals, art events, celebrations, lawn parties and more throughout the Bay Area.

SF's Lost Original 1978 Rainbow Flag is Back!SF’s Lost Original 1978 Rainbow Flag is Back!
By - posted 6/8/2021
Bay Area Favorites, Causes, Museums / Cultural Institutions, Pride

In April 2021, San Francisco’s GLBT Historical Society received an archival donation of an extraordinary, unique piece of history they just unveiled to the public on June 4, 2021. The GLBT museum now has a new exhibit featuring a large fragment (10 x 28 feet) of one of the two monumental more...

"Black Laughs Matter" Comedy Night“Black Laughs Matter” Comedy Night
By - posted 6/5/2021
Causes

//// BLACK LAUGHS MATTER VIRTUAL SHOW IS CANCELED AS OF JUNE 25, 2021 //// After a year of weekly online comedy shows for Black Laughs Matter we finally bid you farewell! We’ve loved hosting this show and seeing everyone every week the community that developed from this! The bad news is more...

350 Statues Coming to GG Park as Powerful New Art Piece350 Statues Coming to GG Park as Powerful New Art Piece
By - posted 5/4/2021
Brand New, Causes, Outdoorsy, Parks & Beaches

A new work of public art will rise in San Francisco’s Golden Gate Park. Monumental Reckoning squarely addresses America’s original sin of slavery while guiding us to a more honest, inclusive, and uplifting future. UPDATE: The installation was approved by both the San Francisco Arts Commission and the San Francisco Recreation more...

Big Basin State Park Plans for Limited Reopening by Memorial DayBig Basin State Park Plans for Limited Reopening by Memorial Day
By - posted 4/27/2021
Bay Area Favorites, Bay Area Updates, Causes, Fire Updates, Getting Help, Healing, Outdoorsy, Parks & Beaches, Reopening

By Julie Cart – CalMatters In the annals of California history, no one has ever had to put a broken state park back together. There’s no guidebook, no rules. So now state officials and conservationists are attempting a complex and extraordinary Humpty Dumpty project: The reawakening of Big Basin Redwoods State more...

New "Safety" Cameras Coming to SF's Castro?New “Safety” Cameras Coming to SF’s Castro?
By - posted 4/27/2021
Brand New, Causes, Police Reform

The Castro Community Benefit District is considering putting up “safety” cameras in the Castro at “crime hotspots” and intersections where vehicle collisions are likely. But the possibility of adding the cameras is raising questions civil liberties and surveillance concerns. To get community feedback if the program should be put in place (as more...

"Stop Asian Hate" Bay Area Rallies (May 1-22)“Stop Asian Hate” Bay Area Rallies (May 1-22)
By - posted 4/27/2021
Causes, Stop Asian Hate

Join the community (masked up and socially distant) to support the Asian community in the Bay Area and show solidarity with Atlanta at a series of rallies, protests and healing events throughout San Francisco and the Bay Area. See all upcoming protests & actions in the Bay Area. Did we miss more...

Hundreds Protest Anti-Asian Violence Along SF's Great HighwayHundreds Protest Anti-Asian Violence Along SF’s Great Highway
By - posted 4/19/2021
Causes, Community

Hundreds joined the March for AAPI Solidarity + Safety along San Francisco’s Great Highway early Sunday afternoon. Organized by San Francisco Supervisor Gordon Mar and a coalition of labor, faith and community organizations, the peaceful protest started at 12:45 p.m. Sunday at the parking lot near the intersection of Great Highway more...