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    Fresh and Healthy Food for All

    Fresh and Healthy Food for All

    California is the state with the richest agricultural diversity and greatest bounty, boasting more than 400 varieties of fruits, vegetables, nuts, and other commodities. Yet, nearly fifteen percent of our…

    Renter Protection on November Ballot

    Renter Protection  on November Ballot

    Oakland has risen to become the fourth most expensive rental market in the nation. This affordable housing crisis is an affront to Oakland’s talent and diversity, which is why I…

    Harvey Milk Club’s History of Allyship

    Harvey Milk Club’s History of Allyship

    By Lyndsey Schlax (Editor’s Note: San Francisco Bay Times columnist Lyndsey Schlax is a teacher at the Ruth Asawa San Francisco School of the Arts. Her groundbreaking LGBT Studies class,…

    Celebrating 40 Years of Giving ‘Em Hope

    Celebrating 40 Years of Giving ‘Em Hope

    On Thursday, August 11, the Harvey Milk LGBT Democratic Club will celebrate and toast 40 years of queer progressive Democratic politics and activism in San Francisco. The club’s annual dinner…

    In Memoriam

    In Memoriam

    William A. Oakes (January 3, 1934–April 13, 2016) William A. “Skip” Oakes was a devoted lover, partner, constant companion, soulmate and husband for 37 years to Richard W. Coddington. For…

    How Your Brain Lies to You: It Leaves You Wanting

    How Your Brain Lies to You: It Leaves You Wanting

    In the last issue I talked about the brain’s ‘negativity bias,’ the innate tendency of our primitive threat systems to focus on problems and dangers, both imagined and real. Our…

    A Gift of Artists’ Books from the Reva and David Logan Foundation

    A Gift of Artists’ Books  from the Reva and David Logan Foundation

    This single-gallery exhibition celebrates the recent gift of an extraordinary group of 33 artist-illustrated books and additional prints from the collection of the late Reva and David Logan. The Chicago-based…

    Fundraising Underway to Support Compton’s Cafeteria 50th Anniversary

    Compton’s Cafeteria 50th Anniversary Fund Committee members Felicia Elizondo, Andre Kingsley Jasmine Gee and Susan Englander are hoping to raise at least $50,000 or more in order to, as a…

    The Search for ‘Screaming Queens’: Remembering the Compton’s Cafeteria Riot

    The Search for ‘Screaming Queens’: Remembering the Compton’s Cafeteria Riot

    “As near as we can tell at this late date, based on incomplete and contradictory information, on a weekend night in August 1966, the patrons of Compton’s Cafeteria in the…

    Tenderloin Museum Presents the Historic District’s Fascinating Story

    Tenderloin Museum Presents the Historic District’s Fascinating Story

    Located at the corner of Eddy and Levenworth Streets, the Tenderloin Museum is a project of the Tenderloin Housing Clinic that opened in June of 2015. Since the opening, the…

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