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    The Profits of Poverty

    By Derek Barnes– Many acknowledge that America is the wealthiest nation, but we are failing miserably in eradicating poverty on our own shores. Why haven’t we made more progress in…

    Local Businesses Persevere Despite Pandemic, Crime, and Chainstores

    Local Businesses Persevere Despite Pandemic, Crime, and Chainstores

    By Robert Holgate and Jennifer Kroot– Hayes Valley is one of the last independent shopping neighborhoods in San Francisco. The uniqueness, vibrance, and charm of Hayes Valley is largely due…

    New Public Safety Initiative Launches in the Castro/Upper Market District

    Castro Cares ( https://castrocbd.org/castro-cares/ ), a unique community collaborative managed by the Castro Community Benefit District (CBD), on February 4 launched a comprehensive, three-pronged program dedicated to improving public safety,…

    GGBA Message From Leadership – Power Lunch 2021: Resilient Businesses, Strong Community

    By Krystal Drwencke– The GGBA’s annual signature event, the Power Lunch, is ramping up for 2021. Last year we brought you a more fun, intimate setting at the W Hotel…

    GGBA Member Spotlight: Luis A. Zamora – Entrepreneur

    To say that I’m honored to be a board member of the Golden Gate Business Association would be an understatement. When I think about the GGBA’s humble beginnings in 1974,…

    Don’t Miss These Benefits in Stimulus 2.0

    Don’t Miss These Benefits in Stimulus 2.0

    By Brandon Miller, CFP– I haven’t seen the new Wonder Woman movie, but I hear it’s not as good as the first one. At least you still get to see…

    Lesbians and Gays Depicted on Currency

    By Dr. Bill Lipsky– Not too long ago, the Bank of England made a surprising, but welcome, announcement. “The Old Lady of Threadneedle Street,” as the institution is affectionately called,…

    Dr. Corbett Is In: Getting Vaccinated to See the 96th Black History Month

    Dr. Corbett Is In: Getting Vaccinated to See the 96th Black History Month

    By Andrea Shorter– Happy Birthday, Black History Month! This year you are 95 years old. Born in 1926 as “Negro History Week” as a creation of historian and educator Carter…

    Donna’s Chronicles, “Those of our readers who know us well can vouch for our love of history…”

    Donna’s Chronicles, “Those of our readers who know us well can vouch for our love of history…”

    By Donna Sachet– Those of our readers who know us well can vouch for our love of history. Knowing where we came from is a valuable tool in moving forward…

    More Recipes from Joanne Weir: The Jacqueline of All Culinary Trades

    More Recipes from Joanne Weir: The Jacqueline of All Culinary Trades

    By David Landis– For the last issue of the San Francisco Bay Times I interviewed San Francisco-based chef Joanne Weir, who authors cookbooks, conducts culinary/travel tours, creates tantalizing new recipes,…

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