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"Black Laughs Matter" Comedy Night“Black Laughs Matter” Comedy Night
By - posted 2/27/2021
Causes

The live comedy scene has been devastated by the closure of all of the comedy clubs, so if you’d like to support black comics, join us for a special “Black Laughs Matter” online comedy show live from San Francisco. Join Us – RSVP on Eventbrite and we’ll send you the secret more...

SF's 167-Year Old Church Risks ClosureSF’s 167-Year Old Church Risks Closure
By - posted 2/26/2021
Causes, Getting Help, Only in San Francisco, Support the Bay

Sadly, SFGate shared the news that Old St. Mary’s Cathedral, San Francisco’s oldest church (and California’s oldest cathedral), is in danger of closing. The church as stood at the corner of Grant and California for the past 167 years, but soon may have to shut its doors. As a result of the more...

Upcoming List of Bay Area Protests (Feb 24 - Mar 24)Upcoming List of Bay Area Protests (Feb 24 – Mar 24)
By - posted 2/24/2021
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...

Bike Across the Bay Bridge from Oakland to SF?Bike Across the Bay Bridge from Oakland to SF?
By - posted 2/15/2021
Bay Area Updates, Causes, Travel

Thanks to Streetsblog SF for sharing the news about the current petition for a quick-build bike lane across the Bay Bridge. Bicyclists are pushing to create a bike-friendly path to connect Oakland and San Francisco. Currently, you can bike from Oakland to Yerba Buena Island, but there’s no way to cycle more...

SF Honors Civil Rights Icon Rosa Parks w/ Muni PlaqueSF Honors Civil Rights Icon Rosa Parks w/ Muni Plaque
By - posted 2/9/2021
Brand New, Causes, Only in San Francisco

In honor of Rosa Parks on the Anniversary of the Montgomery Bus Boycott, SFMTA just unveiled a plaque in honor of Rosa Parks. 66 years ago, Rosa kept her seat on a Montgomery bus, was jailed and fined $10, thus sparking the Montgomery Bus Boycott. A catalyst for the Civil Rights Movement, more...

SF's Best "Warm Bernie" MemesSF’s Best “Warm Bernie” Memes
By - posted 1/21/2021
Adorable, Causes, Election

Bernie Sanders was photographed braving the cold at yesterday’s inauguration in D.C. all snug with mittens and a warm overcoat. It was a practical look that took the internet and photoshop experts by storm. So “Warm Bernie” was born and he definitely made his way to San Francisco and the Bay more...

SF's City Hall Lights Up Gold: Nationwide COVID MemorialSF’s City Hall Lights Up Gold: Nationwide COVID Memorial
By - posted 1/19/2021
Causes, Only in San Francisco

San Francisco’s City Hall will honor and memorialize American lives lost to COVID by lighting up Gold on January 19. 2021 as part of a national moment of unity and remembrance. You can participate at home by lighting a candle (or other type of light) and putting it in your more...

SF City Hall Lights Up for Presidential InaugurationSF City Hall Lights Up for Presidential Inauguration
By - posted 1/19/2021
Artsy Fartsy, Causes, Election, Only in San Francisco

San Francisco’s City Hall celebrates the inauguration of the 46th President of the United States by illuminating its 220+ state-of-the-art LED lighting fixtures in red, white and blue on January 20, 2021. It’s a great photo opportunity to capture San Francisco’s iconic dome lit up for the occasion. The schedule is always tentative for the holiday lighting and subject more...

No New Charges for Oscar Grant Murder: Live Press Conference TodayNo New Charges for Oscar Grant Murder: Live Press Conference Today
By - posted 1/12/2021
Causes

BART Directors, Oakland City Councilmember To Hold In-Person Press Conference Condemning DA Nancy O’Malley’s Decision Not To Prosecute Officer In Oscar Grant Murder, Call For Further Action OAKLAND, CA – BART Directors Bevan Dufty and Lateefah Simon and Oakland City Councilmember Loren Taylor will hold an in-person press conference to condemn more...

$26,000+ Raised to Rebuild Oakland's Stolen Breonna Taylor Sculpture$26,000+ Raised to Rebuild Oakland’s Stolen Breonna Taylor Sculpture
By - posted 12/29/2020
Causes, Jerk Alert

A rally is being planned by the artist of the Breonna Taylor sculpture in Oakland that was vandalized and stolen. Rally with the Artist – 12/29 at 3:30pm The ceramic sculpture of Breonna Taylor has been stolen and likely completely destroyed. The vandals are continuing their campaign of intimidation against the Black more...

SF's "House of Prime Rib" Feeds the Needy w/ 3,000 lbs. of MeatSF’s “House of Prime Rib” Feeds the Needy w/ 3,000 lbs. of Meat
By - posted 12/24/2020
Causes, Takeout / Delivery, Uplifting

Thanks to the SF Gate for the uplifting news that even though SF’s classic “House of Prime Rib” is closed for indoor and outdoor dining, that they have continued their 27 year tradition of donating food to the needy through GLIDE. Each year, House of Prime Rib donates a literal ton more...

Oakland Museum Of California's 9 New Pieces of "Undertold" StoriesOakland Museum Of California’s 9 New Pieces of “Undertold” Stories
By - posted 12/17/2020
Brand New, Causes, Museums / Cultural Institutions

Oakland Museum Of California Announces Nine Recent Acquisitions To Its Permanent Collection New Acquisitions From Seven Nationally-Recognized Artists Represent OMCA’s Commitment to Amplifying Undertold Stories of California Oakland Museum of California (OMCA) today announces nine new acquisitions to its permanent collection, including artworks by nationally-recognized artists Sadie Barnette, Kirk Crippens, Colette Denton, more...

"Period Poverty" $1M in Free Feminine Products for Santa Clara County“Period Poverty” $1M in Free Feminine Products for Santa Clara County
By - posted 12/17/2020
Bay Area Updates, Causes, Getting Help, Uplifting

Thanks to KRON4 for letting us know that Santa Clara County is distributing $1 million worth of feminine period products through June 2021 for those in need. The county is partnering with community groups like First 5 and Valley Homeless HealthCare Program to help make sure they can distribute necessary pads more...

San Francisco's New Gun Buy-Back EventSan Francisco’s New Gun Buy-Back Event
By - posted 12/10/2020
Bay Area Updates, Causes

Mayor London Breed Announces Gun Buy-Back Event Mayor Breed, San Francisco Police Department, and United Playaz will host a gun buy-back event in SoMa, this Saturday, December 12th from 8:00am until 12:00pm Mayor London N. Breed, the San Francisco Police Department (SFPD), United Playaz, George Floyd’s family member and friend, and anti-gun more...

Manny's "Victory Booths": Phone Bank for Georgia & Sip Free MimosasManny’s “Victory Booths”: Phone Bank for Georgia & Sip Free Mimosas
By - posted 12/2/2020
Causes, Election, Have Your Voice Heard

SF’s Manny’s in The Mission is hosting a phone bank every weekend for the Georgia Senate Race. Settle in to help out and be rewarded with a free mimosa. Join us at Manny’s Victory Booths to phone bank to Georgia for Jon Ossoff and Raphael Warnock. The fate of the Senate more...