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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...

Souvenir Coffee's SF Grand Opening: Free Drip Coffee All WeekendSouvenir Coffee’s SF Grand Opening: Free Drip Coffee All Weekend
By - posted 2/5/2021
Bay Area Updates, Brand New, Eat & Drink, Freebies, Support the Bay

While many businesses have closed during the pandemic, Souvenir Coffee has expanded. Thanks to Berkeleyside for shining a spotlight on our friends at Souvenir Coffee. Berkeley-based Souvenir Coffee is celebrating the Grand Opening of its third location, this time, across the Bay in San Francisco, located on the corner of Divisadero more...

Trader Joe's Now Pays $4/Hr Hazard PayTrader Joe’s Now Pays $4/Hr Hazard Pay
By - posted 2/3/2021
Bay Area Updates, Brand New, COVID-19 Updates, Groceries / Supermarkets, Support the Bay

Thanks to Tampa Bay Times for sharing the news that Trader Joe’s will now pay their all of their front-line employees $4 per hour hazard pay across the country. While many cities and counties around The Bay are trying to pass emergency ordinances for hazard pay (like Oakland recently passed), Trader more...

Oakland Mandates $5/Hr Hazard Pay for Grocery WorkersOakland Mandates $5/Hr Hazard Pay for Grocery Workers
By - posted 2/3/2021
Brand New, COVID-19 Updates, Groceries / Supermarkets, Support the Bay

Thanks to KTVU and KRON4 for sharing the news that Oakland just passed an emergency ordinance that mandates hazard pay for grocery workers. The new ordinance requires large grocery chains that are over 15,000 square feet and more than 500 employees to pay their employees an additional $5 per hour. The pay more...

SF's DNA Lounge Lawyers Up Against Copycat DC VenueSF’s DNA Lounge Lawyers Up Against Copycat DC Venue
By - posted 2/1/2021
Only in San Francisco, Support the Bay

A new DNA Lounge is opening in Washington D.C., but the one — and hopefully only — DNA Lounge, right here in San Francisco, is pissed. Thanks to SFGate and Eater for spilling the tea about the drama unfolding over the name. When word got out about the copycat venue on U more...

SF's Brand New "Navigation Center" Opens for Bayview's UnhousedSF’s Brand New “Navigation Center” Opens for Bayview’s Unhoused
By - posted 1/28/2021
Bay Area Updates, Brand New, Getting Help, Only in San Francisco, Support the Bay, What's Closed / What's Open

San Francisco just opened the brand new “Navigation Center” in Bayview, and its first tenants have already moved in. It’s The City’s 7th SAFE Navigation Center which began housing people on January 25, 2021. With the new opening, San Francisco now supports more than 14,000 unhoused people. As with the City’s other more...

East Bay City Gives $1 Million to Its Restaurants & BarsEast Bay City Gives $1 Million to Its Restaurants & Bars
By - posted 1/22/2021
Bay Area Updates, Getting Help, Support the Bay

The pandemic has hit restaurants hard, but one East Bay city is trying to help. Walnut Creek has just announced their new Restaurant Grant Program which will give $1 million to its local bars and restaurants who are struggling to stay afloat. Thanks to KRON4 for sharing the news and the details more...

Oakland's Drive-in Warriors Watch PartyOakland’s Drive-in Warriors Watch Party
By - posted 1/22/2021
Bay Area Updates, Drive-In Movies, Support the Bay

We love this. So, when’s the next one? Warriors fans came together on Wednesday, January 20 for a socially-distanced drive-in watch party at Oakland’s Liberation Park. Oakland Forever#DubNation came together tonight for watch party at Liberation Park. pic.twitter.com/IfotNp5LDv — Warriors In The Community (@DubsCommunity) January 21, 2021  

$30K Raised for Japantown's Cherry Blossom Trees After Vandalism$30K Raised for Japantown’s Cherry Blossom Trees After Vandalism
By - posted 1/11/2021
Bay Area Updates, Support the Bay, Uplifting

At the start of the year, two of Japantown’s Cherry Blossom trees in front of the Japanese Cultural and Community Center of Northern California were destroyed, down to their trunks. “This was not simply a passerby trying to break a branch off for fun. Someone took their time to break off more...

Monster Pho Gives Away $25k in Free Pho...Thanks to Steph CurryMonster Pho Gives Away $25k in Free Pho…Thanks to Steph Curry
By - posted 1/7/2021
Eat & Drink, Freebies, Support the Bay, Takeout / Delivery, Uplifting

East Bay Vietnamese restaurant Monster Pho, which has locations in Oakland and Emeryville, just got the surprise of a lifetime. Steph & Ayesha Curry surprised owner Tee Tran on the Tamron Hall TV show with a $25,000 check in honor of his work to help feed the hungry through the pandemic. Tee more...

SF Restaurant Offers "Taco Love": Pay-What-You-Can Taco DaySF Restaurant Offers “Taco Love”: Pay-What-You-Can Taco Day
By - posted 12/19/2020
Deals, Eat & Drink, Freebies, Getting Help, Only in San Francisco, Support the Bay, Takeout / Delivery

While many restaurants are struggling, San Francisco Mexican restaurant TATO wants to give back. They’re bringing back their “Taco Love” special which features a two taco plate with sides, and pay-what-you-can pricing. Pay-What-You-Can Taco Day Tato 4608 3rd St. (@ McKinnon) San Francisco (Bayview) Every Friday from 11am to 5 pm, customers can order off more...

"Legends of The Bay" Rap Battle: E-40 x Too $hort“Legends of The Bay” Rap Battle: E-40 x Too $hort
By - posted 12/18/2020
Support the Bay, Things to Do

Iconic Bay Area rappers E-40 and Too $hort are going head to head in Verzuz’s “Legends of The Bay” Battle on Saturday, December 19. You can stream it at 5 pm on Verzuz’s Instagram or in HD on Apple Music. On Saturday, December 19, the Verzuz battle series hosts a celebration of the 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...

Thanksgiving Volunteering Opportunities for 2020Thanksgiving Volunteering Opportunities for 2020
By - posted 11/17/2020
Support the Bay, Thanksgiving

Take a moment to give back to the community this Thanksgiving. Holiday volunteerism may look a little different this year, but now more than ever, Bay Area families need your help. Read on below for organizations across San Francisco and the Bay Area in need of volunteers to help spread food more...

SF Restaurant Scene Rebounds After Months Long ShutdownSF Restaurant Scene Rebounds After Months Long Shutdown
By - posted 10/20/2020
Eat & Drink, Indoor Dining, Outdoor Dining, Support the Bay

Thankfully, now that indoor dining has returned to San Francisco, restaurants are on the road to recovery. This past weekend, CBS – KPIX5 noted that restaurants along San Francisco’s waterfront had an air of normalcy. Restaurants such was Waterbar and Epic Steak on the Embarcadero were at capacity. Yes, things looked a more...