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Oakland Zoo Helps Cold-Stunned Texas Sea TurtlesOakland Zoo Helps Cold-Stunned Texas Sea Turtles
By - posted 2/23/2021
Getting Help, Healing

Thanks to KRON4 for sharing the news that Oakland Zoo has joined the the efforts to aid the rescue efforts for the cold-stunned sea turtles affected by the recent freezing temperatures in Texas. The Zoo donated to The Association of Zoos and Aquariums Save Animals From Extinction fund to help the more...

SF Zoo Aids Heroic Sea Turtle Rescue in Freezing TexasSF Zoo Aids Heroic Sea Turtle Rescue in Freezing Texas
By - posted 2/23/2021
Getting Help, Healing, Storm Watch

Thank you to the San Francisco Zoo for lending a hand to help the rescue efforts to save thousands of cold-stunned sea turtles affected by the recent frigid storms in Texas. As Texans endure the devastating conditions brought on by loss of power amid frigid temperatures, a mass casualty to the more...

Honor SF's COVID Heroes City-Wide Virtual CelebrationHonor SF’s COVID Heroes City-Wide Virtual Celebration
By - posted 2/11/2021
COVID-19 Updates, Healing

Join Renel Brooks-Moon (Voice of the SF Giants), Bob Weir, Santana and more for a free virtual fundraising event to say thanks to those on the front lines of public healthcare that benefits us all. Now more than ever, there is an urgent need to support health equity and access for all. Take an hour to honor the front more...

Church Bells Ring Across SF for COVID MemorialChurch Bells Ring Across SF for COVID Memorial
By - posted 1/19/2021
Healing

San Francisco will be participating in the National Memorial to Lives Lost to COVID-19 on January 19, 2021. San Francisco’s faith community will participate in the memorial by ringing bells at 2:30 p.m. PT. Plus, the following San Francisco buildings will be lit at 5:30 p.m. PT: San Francisco City Hall The Bill Graham Civic more...

13 Iconic SF Buildings Light Up for Nationwide COVID-19 Memorial13 Iconic SF Buildings Light Up for Nationwide COVID-19 Memorial
By - posted 1/19/2021
Healing

San Francisco will be participating in the National Memorial to Lives Lost to COVID-19 by lighting buildings across the city in amber and gold. The memorial will take place in Washington D.C. and nationwide on January 19, 2021 starting at 5:30 p.m. ET (2:30pm on the West Coast) and continuing more...

Nationwide COVID-19 Memorial: Candle Lighting at HomeNationwide COVID-19 Memorial: Candle Lighting at Home
By - posted 1/19/2021
COVID-19 Updates, Healing

Americans across the country are invited to shine a light for those we’ve lost for the COVID Memorial, A National Moment of Unity and Remembrance, to remember and honor the lives lost to COVID-19, on January 19 at 5:30pm (local time). COVID-19 Memorial A National Moment of Unity and Remembrance The Presidential Inaugural 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...

Oakland Salutes Chadwick Boseman with Huge Video MuralOakland Salutes Chadwick Boseman with Huge Video Mural
By - posted 9/1/2020
Healing

Did you see the tribute to Chadwick Boseman projected onto the Grand Lake Theater in Oakland this weekend? According to @ResistanceSF, Black Panther director Ryan Cooglar grew up watching movies here. Artist credits: Purple panther: @rynessart Gaze up: @l3earfat_h Fire halo by @UltraRaw26 panther tree by @mary.ashe.artin WF stance by @donelece Video by @ResistanceSF   View this post on Instagram   #BlackLivesMatter marchers more...

San Francisco Archbishop Holds Exorcism in Golden Gate ParkSan Francisco Archbishop Holds Exorcism in Golden Gate Park
By - posted 7/1/2020
Causes, Healing

Thanks to CBS Bay Area for letting us know that over the weekend, Archbishop Salvatore Cordileone, who has been very critical of the protesters, performed an exorcism at the site in Golden Gate Park where the Father Junipero Statue was toppled because “evil is present there.” Read more at CBS Bay more...

See SF's New "Say Her Name" Mural in Union SquareSee SF’s New “Say Her Name” Mural in Union Square
By - posted 6/27/2020
Artsy Fartsy, Causes, Healing, Murals

Check out the new “Say Her Name” mural on Hotel Abri by artist Kate Tova. The Union Square Business Improvement District partnered with Paint the Void to bring this mural to a local business that is closed due to the COVID-19 Shelter in Place. Where is the mural? Hotel Abri is located more...

George Floyd Ocean Beach Memorial Stroll at SunsetGeorge Floyd Ocean Beach Memorial Stroll at Sunset
By - posted 6/21/2020
Causes, Healing, Murals

Come gather every week at sunset at the George Floyd Ocean Beach Memorial, located where Vicente reaches the sand on the concrete walkway at Ocean Beach in the Outer Sunset just north of the San Francisco Zoo. Social distance, mouth coverings, peaceful. It planned for there to be a circle dance more...

Downtown Oakland Community Cleanup on June 1stDowntown Oakland Community Cleanup on June 1st
By - posted 6/1/2020
Healing

A community clean-up is taking place in Downtown Oakland today (June 1st) from 10am to 2pm to help small businesses recover. If you want to attend, wear a mask, socially distance and bring garbage bags, work gloves and brooms if you can. The Oakland Downtown Association Ambassadors will help guide & more...

How to Donate to Help Oakland Small Businesses RecoverHow to Donate to Help Oakland Small Businesses Recover
By - posted 6/1/2020
Healing

After the protests and looting this weekend, there are many small businesses that have been destroyed and need help. Here are some options if you’re in a financial position to donate. How to Donate to Help Small Business Recover Help Oakland POC Owned Small Biz Get Cleaned Up Oakland Black Business Damage Fund Please note more...

"Black Lives Matter" Peaceful Solidarity Protest in Walnut Creek“Black Lives Matter” Peaceful Solidarity Protest in Walnut Creek
By - posted 5/31/2020
Healing

You are encouraged to show up at 3 pm in Walnut Creek’s Civic Park on June 1 to say Black Lives Matter. The focus will be on Black voices; you’re encouraged to show support and listen. The event will have speakers, followed by a march at 4 pm. Please note, there’s more...

SF's Fishing Industry Devastated by Pier 45 Warehouse FireSF’s Fishing Industry Devastated by Pier 45 Warehouse Fire
By - posted 5/27/2020
Bay Area Updates, Healing

Thankfully no one was injured or killed, but SF Gate and KRON4 reported the sad news that the Warehouse fire has left San Francisco’s fishing industry devastated. The massive fire erupted before dawn Saturday on San Francisco’s Fisherman’s Wharf wiped out the warehouse the size of a football field near the end more...