Thursday, November 26, 2020

Tag: Giants

Giants workers fight back

The San Francisco Giants returned home on Friday, August 14 and found themselves being picketed by the workers who normally sell garlic fries and beer to the fans. This...

Giants and Warriors give their workers the boot

I got the email firing me from my job at the Giants ballpark on Monday evening, July 27. On Tuesday evening I learned from the San Francisco Examiner website...

Supes consider major changes in business taxes

The Board of Supes Budget and Finance Committee will consider Thursday/16 a series of tax measures that could raise more than $100 million for the city and change the...

His marathon rap for COVID relief broke the Guinness World Record

When George Watsky turned 33, his roommate looked him in the eye and told him it would be the best year of his life. Then coronavirus happened.Ā  But aside from...

Howdy, neighbor! Storied: San Francisco podcast bridges divide

"How can you get to know your neighbor, when you can't even shake their hand right now?" Podcaster Jeff Hunt posed the question to me over the phone, but...

John Cameron Mitchell and the origin of ‘Anthem Homunculus’

John Cameron Mitchell wanted his new podcast Anthem: Homunculus to boldly go where no audio series had gone before. In it, Mitchell plays uninsured Midwestern artist Ceann Mackay who launches...

KQED says 48 Hills is a story of the decade

KQED released a beautifully designed, memory-triggering package yesterday called "Our Turbulent Decade." It's an in-depth, year-by-year look some of the most impactful events and trends in the Bay Area,...

Broken-beat pioneer Mark de Clive-Lowe revives his CHURCH

Way before old-guard magazines and new-school platform writers, present company included, broke their own mindsĀ blatheringĀ at the top of their Twitter voice about the current "UK Jazz scene,"Ā Mark de Clive-LoweĀ had...

Arts Forecast: Veronica Klaus returns, Zine Fest, Fringe Fest, more …

ARTS FORECASTĀ Talk about radio gone-gone: We've just lost legendary rock radio station KFOGĀ and it feels really weird. I haven't listened to the radio since KABL went off the airĀ like...

‘The Great Hack’: They’ve got your data, and yes they’ve used it

Social network Facebook has faced fierce criticism for its dubious privacy practices for years. In the beginning, it was tracking user activity via "Like" button clicks and selling it...