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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...

SF Wants You to Join Its "Monuments & Memorials" Advisory BoardSF Wants You to Join Its “Monuments & Memorials” Advisory Board
By - posted 2/19/2021
Artsy Fartsy, Brand New, Have Your Voice Heard, Only in San Francisco

The San Francisco Arts Commission is seeking qualified candidates to participate in the Monuments and Memorials Advisory Committee (MMAC), a body that will host hearings with community members and establish the criteria and guidelines by which to determine the future of historic monuments in the City’s art collection. The MMAC’s charge more...

East Bay Parks Says It Won't Shoot & Kill Cats AnymoreEast Bay Parks Says It Won’t Shoot & Kill Cats Anymore
By - posted 12/15/2020
Bay Area Updates, Have Your Voice Heard

ABC7 recently reported that, thankfully, the East Bay Regional Parks District will stop shooting its feral cats. ABC7’s I-Team had initially investigated a little-known policy that allowed the park staff to shoot and kill cats that pose a threat to wildlife. The East Bay Regional Park staff had enacted this policy more...

BART Asks Congress for Help Due to 90% Drop in RidershipBART Asks Congress for Help Due to 90% Drop in Ridership
By - posted 12/11/2020
Bay Area Updates, Have Your Voice Heard, Support the Bay

BART ridership is down by 90% since the start of the pandemic, and they’re facing a $30 million budget deficit. KRON4 recently reported that on Wednesday, December 9, some of the country’s biggest transit providers, including BART, held a virtual rally in order to apply pressure towards the federal government to 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...

What Are Voting Lines Like in SF?What Are Voting Lines Like in SF?
By - posted 11/2/2020
Election, Have Your Voice Heard, Only in San Francisco

If you’re in San Francisco and plan to vote in person, there’s a handy website that lets you know the current wait times at the polls using the Voting Site Wait Times Lookup Tool. Voters can use the Voting Locations and Wait Times Tool to find information about their assigned polling more...

"Walk the Vote" San Francisco Parade to the Ballot Box“Walk the Vote” San Francisco Parade to the Ballot Box
By - posted 10/31/2020
Election, Have Your Voice Heard

 #walkthevote is a local voting “parade” where you and your neighbors take your ballots to the box. Voters of all ages, backgrounds and party affiliations in San Francisco are invited to participate in #walkthevote parades on Saturday, Oct. 31 and Tuesday, Nov. 3 at 12pm to personally deliver their ballot to more...

Should Twin Peaks' View Be Open to Cars?Should Twin Peaks’ View Be Open to Cars?
By - posted 10/31/2020
Have Your Voice Heard, Only in San Francisco

Have your say about Twin Peaks’ future. Should Twin Peaks be open to cars?  Twin Peaks is a beautiful and unique destination for San Francisco residents and visitors alike. The Twin Peaks Boulevard gates were closed early in the pandemic to reduce crowding at the lookout point parking lot. The gates more...

Lyft Offers Free Rides to Polls & Ballot Boxes Thru Election DayLyft Offers Free Rides to Polls & Ballot Boxes Thru Election Day
By - posted 10/30/2020
Election, Freebies, Have Your Voice Heard

NAACP is partnering with Lyft to offer free rides to the polls & official drop boxes now through election day. During the last presidential election, it’s estimated that 15 million eligible voters didn’t go to the polls in large part because they didn’t have a way to get there. This year, more...

SF's New Public Trash CansSF’s New Public Trash Cans
By - posted 9/15/2020
Brand New, Have Your Voice Heard, Only in San Francisco

Thank you SF Chronicle for letting us know about the search for the city’s next official public trash can. Vote on your favorite new trashcan design Public Works, in collaboration with the industrial designers at the Institute for Creative Integration (ICI), has narrowed the design of the City’s new public trash cans more...

Tahoe Locals Protest Against Tourism This WeekendTahoe Locals Protest Against Tourism This Weekend
By - posted 8/14/2020
Have Your Voice Heard, Travel

While the pandemic continues on, many people are looking for a mini vacay and heading to Tahoe for an escape. Although, the governor’s Stay-at-Home order is still in effect, Tahoe has seen visitors coming in droves. Tahoe Daily Tribune reported that Tahoe residents are fed up and feel the area has more...

Berkeley is the First City to Remove Police from Traffic StopsBerkeley is the First City to Remove Police from Traffic Stops
By - posted 7/16/2020
Bay Area Updates, Have Your Voice Heard, Police Reform

Thank you KRON4 for letting us know that Berkeley became the first city in the US to remove armed police officers from traffic stops. The Berkeley City Council voted early Wednesday morning on July 15, after a long 9 hour City Council meeting, to make sweeping changes to the police department more...

Salesforce Makes Election Day a Company-wide HolidaySalesforce Makes Election Day a Company-wide Holiday
By - posted 7/10/2020
Have Your Voice Heard

Salesforce just made it easier to vote for its employees. Marc Benioff took to Twitter to announce that Election Days are honored as company holidays for all employees in their respective companies at Salesforce. Salesforce is headquartered in San Francisco, CA and has 66 office locations across 28 countries. At @Salesforce, we’ve more...

Awesome Aerial Video of 1st Ever Twin Peaks Skateboard ProtestAwesome Aerial Video of 1st Ever Twin Peaks Skateboard Protest
By - posted 6/26/2020
Have Your Voice Heard

In case you missed it, hundreds of skateboarders gathered on June 11th at the top of Twin Peaks for the first-of-its-kind protest in San Francisco, “Bomb Hills 4 Black Lives,” which aimed to bring awareness to the Black Lives Matter movement. Check out the report and more images from SFGATE. Watch the more...

Juneteenth Now Company Holiday at Twitter & Square ForevermoreJuneteenth Now Company Holiday at Twitter & Square Forevermore
By - posted 6/26/2020
Have Your Voice Heard, Uplifting

Thanks to People for letting us know about Jack Dorsey’s latest announcement for making Juneteenth an official company holiday forevermore. Twitter and Square CEO Jack Dorsey tweeted on June 9th the news that Juneteenth, a day that commemorates the freeing of slaves in Texas in 1865, is now a company holiday more...