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    Own a Home? Here’s How the New Tax ‘Cut’ Affects You

    Own a Home? Here’s How the New Tax ‘Cut’ Affects You

    By Brandon Miller, CFP– Let’s face it. The cost of owning a home in the Bay Area is crazy high. We pay taxes on top of taxes—at some of the…

    Elegance or Sport in Big Trucks

    Elegance or Sport in Big Trucks

    By Philip Ruth– Masculinity comes in many forms, and for many car buyers, only something as physically substantial as a full-sized pickup truck can represent the strength and presence they…

    Peeling Back the Mask of Invisibility

    Peeling Back the Mask of Invisibility

    By Michele Karlsberg– Michele Karlsberg: For this issue of the San Francisco Bay Times, I present a guest article written by author Gar McVey-Russell. “When I was in the closet,…

    Curated: Casanova’s World Is Now in San Francisco

        Casanova: The Seduction of Europe at the Legion of Honor through May 28 “Those who have not lived in the eighteenth century, in the years before the revolution,…

    Gay Olympians Standing Strong and Proud

    Gay Olympians Standing Strong and Proud

    By Jamie Leno Zimron– Two gay American athletes, figure skater Adam Rippon and freestyle skier Gus Kenworthy, made heroic headlines even before the 2018 Olympic Winter Games began. They both…

    Winter Olympics 2018 Takes LGBT Sports Movement to the Next Level

    Winter Olympics 2018 Takes LGBT Sports Movement to the Next Level

    By Tom Temprano– I’m about as much of a temperate-weather loving California native as there is. Having grown up in sunny SoCal and spent my whole adult life in San…

    Overcoming the Fear of Anxiety

    Overcoming the Fear of Anxiety

    By Tom Moon, MFT– Ron is well-paid and valued at his job, but despite good performance reviews and repeated assurances that his position is secure, he constantly worries that any…

    Stop the Spread of D.C.’s Hate and Intolerance

    Stop the Spread of D.C.’s Hate and Intolerance

    By Assemblymember Phil Ting A painful truth that we have learned from the last election is that those with hate in their hearts are more common than we thought. Even…

    Protect Oakland Library Funding

    Protect Oakland Library Funding

    By Rebecca Kaplan, Oakland City Councilmember At-Large– The Oakland City Council will hear options for a library funding Measure. One of the options is from the Mayor/Administration, which will have…

    Wanda Landowska: Going for Baroque

    Wanda Landowska: Going for Baroque

    By Dr. Bill Lipsky– The beautiful music filling the concert hall may have been familiar to some in the audience, but the sound of it was something unusual, unknown. In…