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SF's Newly Remodeled Garfield Square Rec Center & PoolSF’s Newly Remodeled Garfield Square Rec Center & Pool
By - posted 3/15/2021
Bay Area Updates, Brand New, Community, Only in San Francisco, Reopening, Swimming / Waterparks

San Francisco’s newly renovated Garfield Center includes an indoor pool and modern clubhouse that will serve as a Community Hub for San Francisco students. San Francisco just completed their newly transformed Garfield Square Park in the Mission District. The facility has a renovated indoor pool, clubhouse, courtyard, and public art installation. more...

SF's Mayor Joined Golden Gate Park's Roller Disco PartySF’s Mayor Joined Golden Gate Park’s Roller Disco Party
By - posted 3/8/2021
City Insight, Community, Fun & Games, Only in San Francisco, Things to Do

San Francisco Mayor London Breed strapped on some roller skates and joined in for Golden Gate Park’s Roller Disco Party on Sunday, March 7, 2021. Every Sunday afternoon, skaters from all over head to Skatin’ Place in the park at 6th Ave and Kennedy Drive for an afternoon of skating delight. Even more...

East Bay's Free Mini Take-Home Art GalleryEast Bay’s Free Mini Take-Home Art Gallery
By - posted 2/2/2021
Adorable, Artsy Fartsy, Brand New, Community, Freebies, Uplifting

Over in the East Bay, Concord’s aRt Cottage just debuted their brand new Free Mini Art Gallery. Best of all, the art is yours to take home. It’s kind of like the little free libraries you may have seen before, but this time it’s for art. The Concord Art Association members more...

How to Find a COVID-19 Vaccine: 19 Places in SFHow to Find a COVID-19 Vaccine: 19 Places in SF
By - posted 1/27/2021
Community, COVID-19 Updates, Vaccines

Finding information about available vaccines in California has been a struggle, but thanks to a crowdsourced website, VaccinateCA, the process should be a little easier. VaccinateCA all started when tech worker Patrick McKenzie posted on Twitter with the idea for a civtech project with just one goal: Find which healthcare providers more...

SF May Try Non-Police Response to HomelessSF May Try Non-Police Response to Homeless
By - posted 1/20/2021
Brand New, Community, Police Reform

Thanks to the Mercury News and San Francisco Examiner for letting us know about a proposal from community advocates to reduce police responses to homelessness issues The mission of CART (Compassionate Alternative Response Team) is to provide an alternative to a police response to homelessness in San Francisco. The program is supported more...

SF Adds Permanent Water Taps for Homeless PopulationSF Adds Permanent Water Taps for Homeless Population
By - posted 1/16/2021
Brand New, City Insight, Community, Getting Help

Thanks to San Francisco Public Press for sharing the news that San Francisco is expanding the access to clean drinking water for some of our most vulnerable citizens. Earlier in the pandemic, SF put in temporary water taps in three neighborhoods to help our homeless population have access to fresh water. more...

St. Mary’s Cathedral in SF is Now a Homeless ShelterSt. Mary’s Cathedral in SF is Now a Homeless Shelter
By - posted 12/1/2020
Bay Area Updates, Community, Getting Help

San Francisco Announces 2020-2021 Interfaith Winter Shelter Program Opening Monday, November 30, 2020 The Interfaith Winter Shelter Program opened today, November 30, increasing shelter capacity for people experiencing homelessness during the winter season Mayor London N. Breed, the Department of Homelessness and Supportive Housing (HSH), the San Francisco Interfaith Council (SFIC), and Episcopal more...

SF-Marin Food Bank Needs 1,000 VolunteersSF-Marin Food Bank Needs 1,000 Volunteers
By - posted 10/10/2020
Community, COVID-19 Updates, Healing

Thanks to KRON4 for letting us know that the San Francisco-Marin Food Bank is in desperate need of volunteers. Because of increased need during COVID, the food bank is currently serving about 60,000 households a week. But the food bank says it’s only about to fill about half of their needed more...

Dolores Park Clean-Up Day + Free Ice CreamDolores Park Clean-Up Day + Free Ice Cream
By - posted 10/9/2020
Causes, Community

Be a local hero. Clean up litter. Earn local rewards. Dolores Park needs your help, but thankfully a new app called Rubbish has an idea to combat trash, support local businesses, and reward you all in one.   That’s right, just by helping volunteer to clean up the park for about 15 more...

SF's "No Fault" Eviction Ban Through March 2021SF’s “No Fault” Eviction Ban Through March 2021
By - posted 10/7/2020
Community, COVID-19 Updates

Thanks to KRON4 for letting us know that the San Francisco Board of Supervisors recently passed a “no fault” eviction ban. Currently, people in San Francisco are already protected from evictions in the case that they are struggling to pay due to COVID-19-related financial struggles. Related Stories San Francisco’s Eviction “Tsunami” Begins in more...

Hardly Strictly Bluegrass Goes "Live" This SaturdayHardly Strictly Bluegrass Goes “Live” This Saturday
By - posted 9/28/2020
Community, Get Out: Events

Hardly Strictly Bluegrass was supposed to take place this weekend. But with all big events still prohibited, you can enjoy a virtual one-time-only Hardly Strictly Broadcast instead. You’ll see new & archival performances from a stellar lineup of artists including Bonnie Raitt, Emmylou Harris, Fantastic Negrito, Boz Scaggs, Steve Earle, Patty more...

"Mission Youth Arts Festival" Pop-Up Dance at 24th/Mission“Mission Youth Arts Festival” Pop-Up Dance at 24th/Mission
By - posted 9/28/2020
Community, Fairs & Festivals, Get Out: Events

On October 3rd, celebrated young voices of the Mission will come together to talk about “home” through dance and music. There will be a series of pop-up performances from Mission and 24th to Mission and 22nd Streets. There will be two in-person showings on Oct 3. The first will begin at more...

Would You Take $10k to Move from SF to Tulsa?Would You Take $10k to Move from SF to Tulsa?
By - posted 9/25/2020
Community

Thanks to KRON4 for letting us know about a unique offer to lure people away from the cities like San Francisco to have them relocate and work remotely from Tulsa, Oklahoma. The program, called “Tulsa Remote” will give people $10,000 to live in the city and then work remotely. Part of more...

SF Holds Candle Light Vigil for Ruth Bader GinsburgSF Holds Candle Light Vigil for Ruth Bader Ginsburg
By - posted 9/18/2020
Community

A candle light vigil will be held tonight at Harvey Milk Plaza in the Castro to honor the life of Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, who died at 87 today. Wear a mask, stay socially distant and bring candles 7pm – Harvey Milk Plaza / The Castro – Learn More Candlelight vigil more...

Five Ways You Can Help the Redwoods RecoverFive Ways You Can Help the Redwoods Recover
By - posted 9/1/2020
Community, Fire Updates

There are many amazing organizations who are working hard to make sure that the parks and redwoods are here for generations to come. Here is a list compiled by the California Department of Parks and Recreation of four different organizations and five funds if you’d like to support them. Related: How to more...