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Every 2021 Bay Area Women's March for Reproductive RightsEvery 2021 Bay Area Women’s March for Reproductive Rights
By - posted 9/29/2021
Causes, Have Your Voice Heard

On October 2nd, marchers descend on Washington D.C. in response to the Supreme Court rejecting the emergency request to clock Texas’ new abortion laws. Here are a list of sister events taking place in the Bay Area. See a full map of events near you When the Supreme Court rejected an emergency more...

Upcoming List of Bay Area Protests (October 2021)Upcoming List of Bay Area Protests (October 2021)
By - posted 9/27/2021
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...

Rally to Save the Historic Grubstake Diner (Sept. 27)Rally to Save the Historic Grubstake Diner (Sept. 27)
By - posted 9/26/2021
Bay Area Favorites, Have Your Voice Heard, Housing

Supporters of Grubstake Diner are hosting a rally to help save the historic diner at noon on Monday, September 27, 2021. We appreciate the community’s overwhelming support of our efforts to preserve a critical chapter of LGBTQI+ history while also providing 21 units of much-needed middle-income housing on the Polk Street more...

SF Might Make GG Park's JFK Drive Car-Free for GoodSF Might Make GG Park’s JFK Drive Car-Free for Good
By - posted 9/22/2021
Bay Area Updates, Have Your Voice Heard, Only in San Francisco, Outdoorsy

Today, the San Francisco Recreation and Park Department (RPD) and the SFMTA are jointly launching the Golden Gate Park Access and Safety Program, an effort to consider a post-pandemic set of closed or restricted access streets and mobility choices in San Francisco’s most iconic park. During the first weeks of the pandemic, more...

Point Reyes National Seashore Considers Doubling Camping FeesPoint Reyes National Seashore Considers Doubling Camping Fees
By - posted 9/3/2021
Have Your Voice Heard, Outdoorsy, Parks & Beaches

Point Reyes National Seashore is considering doubling camping fees in 2022 to put more money toward improving visitor facilities. The current prices for campgrounds and boat-in sites range between $20 to $100 per night, depending on the size of the group. In the proposed increase, prices would increase to $40 to more...

SF Beaches & Lookouts Might Start Charging $3/Hr Parking in 2022SF Beaches & Lookouts Might Start Charging $3/Hr Parking in 2022
By - posted 8/29/2021
Bay Area Updates, Have Your Voice Heard, Parks & Beaches

The National Park Service on Friday announced plans to add new parking fees at sites in the Golden Gate National Recreation Area in San Francisco and Marin County and begin a new fee for after-hour tours at the Point Bonita Lighthouse. The proposed fees, for sites that are currently free, include more...

Big Rally to Keep the Great Highway Car-Free Planned for Sunday, Aug. 15Big Rally to Keep the Great Highway Car-Free Planned for Sunday, Aug. 15
By - posted 8/14/2021
Have Your Voice Heard, Only in San Francisco

By Olivia Wynkoop, Bay City News Foundation Residents, community groups and policymakers will be taking part in a rally to keep the Great Highway car-free on Sunday. On August 5, Mayor London Breed and other city officials announced that the Great Highway will partially reopen car use, and the pedestrian and bicycle-only 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...

Marin County Works to Rectify Historically Racist Housing PoliciesMarin County Works to Rectify Historically Racist Housing Policies
By - posted 7/14/2021
Bay Area Updates, Have Your Voice Heard, Healing, Housing

Marin County has launched a project to identify and rectify policies that prevented people of color from purchasing homes and led to segregated neighborhoods. Although such policies have been illegal since 1964, many public agencies — including throughout Marin County — still have not removed racially restrictive covenants that prohibit the more...

SF's Electoral Map is About to Get Carved UpSF’s Electoral Map is About to Get Carved Up
By - posted 4/30/2021
Election, Have Your Voice Heard, Only in San Francisco

The San Francisco Elections Commission is inviting residents to apply for appointment to one of three open seats on the Redistricting Task Force that will help make decisions on how to redraw lines for Board of Supervisor districts. The nine-member task force has three appointees from the Board of Supervisors, three more...

Should SF Keep GG Park's "Entwined" Lighted Forest Forever?Should SF Keep GG Park’s “Entwined” Lighted Forest Forever?
By - posted 3/23/2021
Artsy Fartsy, City Discoveries, Have Your Voice Heard, Only in San Francisco, Outdoorsy

A petition has started, with over 1,200 signatures so far, to keep Entwined in Golden Gate Park. The Entwined installation creates a whimsical wonderland where visitors can explore paths and sit under a grove of three entwined sculptural trees while practicing social distancing. Want Entwined to Stay? Sign the Petition The trees range from 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...