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SF's Air Quality Improves: Gives Us Gorgeous ViewsSF’s Air Quality Improves: Gives Us Gorgeous Views
By - posted 4/16/2020
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With most of us staying home and significantly fewer cars on the road, Mother Earth is healing. Our air quality here in the Bay hasn’t been this great in a very long time. According to ABC7, “The Air Quality Index, or AQI, dropped into the single digits in parts of the North more...

Thank You For Pitching In! SF's City Workers Help Out During CrisisThank You For Pitching In! SF’s City Workers Help Out During Crisis
By - posted 4/16/2020
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Thanks to the San Francisco Examiner for reminding us that hundreds of SF City Workers took on new roles to help out during the COVID-19 Pandemic. Election staffers aiding the homeless. City public works employees building new medical facilities. Librarians delivering food to the hungry. Hundreds of San Francisco city government workers more...

Lower Haight's Boarded-up Storefront MuralsLower Haight’s Boarded-up Storefront Murals
By - posted 4/15/2020
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Thanks to Hoodline for sharing that Lower Haight comes together to beautify boarded-up storefronts. The iconic Lower Haight is known for its lovingly-gritty, nonchalant vibe with art galleries, bars, record stores and tattoo parlors. Sadly as many businesses are forced to close due to the pandemic, the once vibrant neighborhood feels more...

This Adorable Therapy Dog Is Now Live Streaming on FaceTimeThis Adorable Therapy Dog Is Now Live Streaming on FaceTime
By - posted 4/15/2020
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Surfing therapy dog, Ricochet is offering free live streaming canine therapy to those on the front lines of the Covid-19 pandemic through FaceTime and virtual canine therapy. Learn More. Ricochet & therapy dogs experienced in treating combat PTSD and moral injury offer their expertise to those fighting a battle of epic more...

Bears Take Over Yosemite National ParkBears Take Over Yosemite National Park
By - posted 4/15/2020
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While we’re stuck at home, Yosemite’s bear population is thriving. Thanks to SFGATE for letting us know that Yosemite’s bears have come out of hibernation and are reclaiming their land in the park. Park rangers have reported that there’s been four times as many bears seen in the park lately. Yosemite is more...

49ers' Super Bowl Loss May Have Actually Saved Lives in SF49ers’ Super Bowl Loss May Have Actually Saved Lives in SF
By - posted 4/15/2020
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Thanks to SF Gate for letting us know that the 49ers’ Super Bowl loss, as sucky as it was, may have actually saved Bay Area lives. Not all losses are defeat and in every cloud there is a silver lining. The 49ers’ Super Bowl loss to the Chiefs in early February may more...

Facebook Grants $15 Million for Bay Area Small BusinessesFacebook Grants $15 Million for Bay Area Small Businesses
By - posted 4/15/2020
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Facebook is committed to keeping people safe and well-informed about the recent outbreak of COVID-19. In addition, they have launched their Small Business Grants Programme that aims to support small businesses that are experiencing unexpected challenges from the global crisis. The company is giving $15 Million in cash grants and ad more...